Category: Blog

  • How Are Your Child’s Management Skills?

    How Are Your Child’s Management Skills? Joey and Carla Link June 5, 2019 Do you have a child who tells his/her siblings when to get their stuff picked up, to get their homework done before computer game time and get their things ready for soccer practice yet have none of these things done herself? Ah,…

  • SUMMER TIME!

    SUMMER TIME! Joey and Carla Link May 29, 2019   The Beach Boys’ popular song “We’ve Been Having Fun All Summer Long” is what kids and teens eagerly anticipate the month of May. Kids assume no school time = play time.   That may have been the way it was when Carla and I were…

  • Memorials

    Memorials Joey & Carla Link May 22, 2019   We all need reminders/memorials of who God is, what He has done for us and how much He loves us. When trials come for your children when they are adults, these markers will strengthen them, reminding them of God’s faithfulness to your family when they were…

  • Can Your Child Lead Someone to Jesus? 

    Can Your Child Lead Someone to Jesus? Joey & Carla Link May 15, 2019 The small town I grew up in was hosting a weekend dirt bike racing competition. Thousands of bikers came to our small town which drew the motorcycle clubs and gangs like the infamous “Hell’s Angels” along with many others.    I…

  • What Could Your Child Become In The Game Of Life?

    What Could Your Child Become In The Game Of Life? Joey & Carla Link May 8, 2019 Do you help your kids dream about growing up? What could your child do when he sets out on his own? What could he/she become?   I had a newspaper route when I was growing up in Southern…

  • Don’t Look Behind

    Don’t Look Behind Joey & Carla Link May 1, 2019   Teaching a child to drive can be a fearful experience for a parent. I remember teaching one of our kids who was eager to drive. I was concerned she wouldn’t keep her eyes on the road as she was driving instead of looking at…

  • Do Your Kids Know What Forgiveness Is?

    Do Your Kids Know What Forgiveness Is? Jesus forgave us, so we can forgive others! Joey & Carla Link April 24, 2019   Forgiving someone who has wronged you is one of the most difficult things to do in life. Whether it’s a sibling who took your 3 yr. old’s toy, your 7 yr. old…

  • The Power of Forgiveness

    “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose.” The Power of Forgiveness Joey and Carla Link April 17, 2019   I will never forget the day I attended a church camp as a teen and I heard an ex- pro football player talk about what Jesus…

  • Forgiveness, Confidence and Love

    Forgiveness, Confidence and Love Joey & Carla Link April 10, 2019 It took 24 men working 24 straight hours with Thomas Edison to create one of his crazy ideas we are grateful to have today, the lightbulb. When Edison created his first lightbulb, he gave it to a young helper who nervously carried it up some…

  • 12 Ways to Move Your Kids Forward Towards Spiritual Maturity

    12 Ways to Move Your Kids Forward Towards Spiritual Maturity Joey and Carla Link April 3, 2019 In school, kids have to take tests to see how well they are learning the material being taught. If they don’t pass the tests, they will be held back instead of advancing to the next grade because they…