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Spark A Conversation

You know to impact children with the positive values to change their lives, we need to spend time with them. What I’m trying to say is in that time you spend with them be creative. I always wanted to do things, I’d learn more about my child, how they think, how they feel, how they perceive things. And here is a game you can do, you can do...

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Do Special Things for Your Children
Do Special Things for Your Children

If relationships equal time and time equal relationships, then be creative in spending time with your kids. Unusual situations that will give you the freedom to talk. Now I’m just going in a few segments share with you some of the things I’ve done. Now remember, I wasn’t creative enough to come up with all of this. I stole them from other people....

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Think & Perceive
Think & Perceive

You know if we’re going to impact our kids for Christ, we need to know only share spiritual things with them, look for spiritual opportunities to step in and minister to them, to answer their questions, but we need to create opportunities to see how they think, how they perceive things. Now you might think this is pretty bad, but I thought it...

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Father’s Love
Father’s Love

Greatest security of a child today is knowing their father loves their mother and they will not divorce. Here are ways I showed this: What I always tried to do was to find everything I could to reinforce my love to my children’s mother in their presence. For example, I think every time it came to Christmas or anniversary or birthday, I’d...

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Be Time Creative
Be Time Creative

You know, I keep on emphasizing this and hammering it home: it takes time, and be creative with your time. This is probably one of the last segments we’ll spend on this, but I want to give you two examples. Look at flowers and bugs through a magnifying glass. You will be amazed how impressed you will be with the inside of flowers, and weeds,...

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Undivided Attention
Undivided Attention

We need to spend time with our children if we’re going to impact their lives. That includes dinner time! I used to sit down at the table with Dottie, before we even had kids, and I’ve always just loved to read the newspaper while I’m eating breakfast and having coffee. And one time Dottie just got fed up with it, and she said, “Honey, can...

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God Can Use Kids Too
God Can Use Kids Too

A few things have converged in my son Jack’s life over the past couple months. Back in the spring, he and I began reading Take Your Best Shot by then-nine-year-old author Austin Gutwein.  It is the story of a boy who decided he didn’t want to wait until he was all grown up to do something big for God. Jack decided he wanted to attend a Christian...

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The Search for Meaning
The Search for Meaning

Robyn was angry and confused. She had just discovered that her much beloved roly-poly red robed Santa Claus was a marketing ploy invented in the early 20th century by Coca Cola to encourage consumerism. She was angry because she had been duped by the commercialization of what should be the most meaningful season of the year. She was also confused...

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