If a friend asks you to be a godparent to their darling child, whether that child is yet to be born or already has a few years under their belt, no one can deny it's a huge honour. Perhaps it's akin to being asked to be a best man, usher or bridesmaid - but with the added awareness that your … [Read more...] about What is expected of a godmother or godfather?
Here are loads of resources and ideas to support you in your own personal discipleship, as well as building faith in your kids. In fact, it's your one-stop shop for all aspects of parenting, faith and church life!
If you're looking for some Christian quotes about mothers - perhaps to insert into a Mothers' Day card, or to encourage a mother in your life - then look no further! In this post, I've collated over 30 fabulous quotes by Christians, from the Bible, or linking motherhood to faith in some way. I've … [Read more...] about 30+ Christian Quotes about Mothers
"Is divorce ever God's will?" is a question none of us ever wants to have to ask. We don't marry expecting our marriage to end in divorce. It's not what we wish for our friends' marriages, or our parents', or anyone around us. But we are broken people in a broken world; the reality is that … [Read more...] about Is Divorce ever God’s Will? (A Biblical Look at Divorce)
For those of us on the go 24-7 (and, let's face it, who ISN'T these days?), daily devotional apps are a brilliant idea. As long as we have our phone with us then, through apps, we're able to stay organised, order groceries, check the bank balance, stick to our fitness schedule - and even grow in … [Read more...] about 17 Best Bible Apps for Women (plus 2 Prayer Devotional Apps)
This article is written by Liz Carter. Parenting is a minefield. All around you there are opposing voices telling you the best way to parent, right from the start. When my children were small, the fierce debates about controlled crying vs attachment parenting were only just getting going, … [Read more...] about 10 Uplifting Bible Verses about Parenting Responsibilities
If you're wondering what to give for a baptism gift for adults, you've come to the right place. After all, it's not everyday that an adult friend gets baptised, is it? If you've been invited to share in this celebration, that's a big honour! Perhaps you're even a godparent - in which case be sure … [Read more...] about What to give for a baptism gift for adults
If you've been invited to a non-baby baptism, there's great cause for celebration - but you may also be wondering what is a good baptism gift for a teenager or older child. After all, even birthdays and Christmas can present a challenge, with the recipient's tendency towards high-ticket gadgets and … [Read more...] about What is a Good Baptism Gift for a Teenager or Older Child?
So you have a baptism coming up and you're like When was the last time I went to one of these? How long ago was that? Was it possibly even my own? Baby baptisms or christenings are not usually frequent occasions for even the holiest among us, so you may feel a little out of practice when it comes … [Read more...] about What do you Give a Child for Baptism?
This article is written by Liz Carter. Life for teenage girls in our society is tougher than ever, with constant social media leading them to feel like they have to measure up, to be more, to compare, compare, compare. Matters of identity can be confusing and scary for them, and they often … [Read more...] about Praying for your Teenage Daughter – 10 Faith-Filled Ideas