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Bed Time Blessings
by Mike Hurt on April 16th, 2021
Setting a nightly routine with your kids can establish a consistent rhythm of praying for and encouraging your kids no matter their age.   Read More
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How to Apologize to Your Middle Schooler
by Mike Hurt on April 15th, 2021
Enter middle school. I woke up to a different human being living in my house.  Read More
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Messy One Year Olds
by Mike Hurt on April 14th, 2021
Sweet discovery is what this phase is made of. It’s what makes patience and endurance such prized commodities for the parents of this age. You are helping your one-year-old navigate the mess of discovery  Read More
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Managing Preschooler's Emotions
by Mike Hurt on April 13th, 2021
When you or I have a rough day, we have a track record. Frustrating as it may be to spend a whole day on a project that gets scrapped, we know tomorrow still has the potential to be a good day. Preschoolers simply don’t have the life experience to see past the present instant. Emotion is reality. As far as they are concerned, what they feel in the moment is how they will feel always-and-forever-the-end.  Read More
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It's About Time
by Mike Hurt on April 12th, 2021
While most of us find it difficult to find more time in our day, we can all find ways to incorporate our faith into the daily rhythm of our life.  Read More
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The Family Dinner Table
by Mike Hurt on April 12th, 2021
The family dinner table is the best place in our homes to make a lasting impact on the next generation. Food has the power to bring people together. However, eating meals together around the dinner table requires that we be intentional.  Read More
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Be an Influencer
by Mike Hurt on April 12th, 2021
“Don’t get sad when your kids start growing up. Just enjoy every minute of every phase, because each one offers something unique and important.”   Read More
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How Can I Get My High Schooler to Open Up to Me?
by Mike Hurt on April 5th, 2021
Want real conversations with your high schooler? They need it and you can do it. Check out these simple ideas.  Read More
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A Reminder Parents...
by Mike Hurt on March 23rd, 2021
In all our hearts, surely we know that the chances of our children playing sports in college, much less professionally, are very, very low. Same thing with being the valedictorian in every educational system they’re part of. Same thing about always being the president until they eventually become The President. So pragmatically, it’s helpful to remember that these activities they participate in aren’t an end in themselves; they simply can’t be because they will sooner or later end.  Read More
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Just So You Know
by Mike Hurt on March 22nd, 2021
If God has already given us his Son, if he’s done that for us, will he hold back anything else that we truly need? The answer is no. If he’s given us his Son, he’s given us the best that he has. He’ll hold nothing back that his people need.  Read More
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Why Me?
by Mike Hurt on March 15th, 2021
Sooner or later, all of us will have reason to ask the question “Why me, Lord?” Every person who lives long enough will eventually encounter circumstances that are difficult to explain theologically: heartache, betrayal, cancer, sudden infant death syndrome, divorce, rape, loneliness, infertility, rejection–these and a million other sources of human suffering produce inevitable questions that trouble the soul. “Why me, Lord?”   Read More
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Unmasked Freedom
by Mike Hurt on March 9th, 2021
Tomorrow, with the Governor's mask mandate being lifted in Texas, every Christian will have to ask the question:  Do I wear a mask or not?  I was once bound by the "law" to wear a mask and now I am free.  All of us must ask and answer the questions:  What will I do with my freedom?  Will I wear a mask?  Will I burn my masks?  Will I mock those who remain masked and judge those who don't?  Biblical...  Read More
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