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Yearly Archives: 2015

Teaching our Kids to Persevere

Teaching our Kids to Persevere by Joey Link September 2015 (Johnny Unitas-photo credit google images) Johnny Unitas was one tough football player. He played quarterback for the Baltimore Colts from 1950’s – 1970’s. For 52 years he held the record for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass (which he set between 1956–1960), until New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees broke […]

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Building Faith into Your Kids

Building Faith into Your Kids by Joey Link August 2015 photo courtesy of Refuge Studios We all have faith. Christian parents wonder how they are going to pass it on to their kids. Most expect the church to do it. When I was a full-time youth pastor, parents often blamed me for their teen’s moral […]

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How is Your Crop Growing?

How is Your Crop Growing? Joey and Carla Link August 2015 I was driving by some corn fields recently and was thinking about all the work a farmer puts in to get those corn plants into the ground. From the off-season planning to working on the equipment to be sure it is in good working order […]

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Fighting the Consistency Battle

Fighting the Consistency Battle Joey and Carla Link July 2015 The kids were finally in bed. Michelle looked at her husband and said, “We need to kick it in gear and get them to be responsible for the things they need to do. I am tired of chasing them around all day trying to find […]

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Why Do We Lecture Our Kids?

Why Do We Lecture Our Kids? by Joey and Carla Link June 2015   When parents lecture, they think they are helping their children by reminding them of the training and teaching they have given them. We don’t think there is a parent alive who is going to say lectures get their child to make […]

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