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[In past years I have shared the stunning parallels between the cross crucifixion and the tradition of the Passover lamb sacrifice. Children love the illustration, and adults do, too. At the bottom of this post are resources you can access to share this simple teaching with your family, small group, church, etc. Enjoy!] There’s an Old Testament tradition that predates the Easter bunny.  Interestingly, it does involve farm pets....

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In my previous post, I noted two concerning, and connected, trends

– Young people walking away from faith
– Biblical literacy dramatically declining among young people (and adults)

As promised, this is the first of five pillars to teach your family. That means five ways to help your family grow up to understand truth, and to walk more confidently in the faith.

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As parents, we’re on the lookout for things that might harm our kids. It’s instinctive to annihilate dangers in their path: germs, foods additives, diseases, preservatives, and a steady diet of sugar. I’m pretty sure Stephanie and I will give our future grandkids plenty of cookies and ice cream, but right now it drives us crazy when the grandparents hand out candy. Like families of faith, we try to protect our children...

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