Graduation Parties Can Be Fun and Safe

project graduation parties

Graduation parties don’t have to turn into disasters. They can be times of fun, reflection on the past, and goodbyes to friends. Let’s look at some ideas for making them fun and safe. The Party Begins The last senior walked across the stage, took her diploma, and shook hands with…  Read More

Graduation Party Gone Wrong

A graduation party can turn into something that doesn’t look like any kind of party. Let’s look in on family and friends waiting in an emergency room. The Phone Call in the Middle of the Night Robert and Nicole sat on vinyl chairs in the ER waiting room. The phone call…  Read More

Communication: Making It Work with Teens

Communication about faith

Communication in a family happens more easily around the dinner table than on the fly between activities. Listen to one family’s “faith inquiry” about drinking. Communication around the Table Eighteen-year-old Megan, her ten-year-old sister Kaitlyn, and their parents sat back down at the dinner table after they cleared the dishes….  Read More

Teach God’s Word…Diligently

Teach children about God

“Teach them diligently to your children…” God spoke to the Israelites about how to teach their children his law in every aspect of their lives. When we fail to do that, our children will flounder just as those who followed Joshua’s generation. Joshua and his peers were too busy conquering…  Read More