Mentoring Moment

By: Jeannie Brostrand, Director of Parent Mentoring


Fret Not; Trust.

“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God which surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus”  (Philippians 4:6-7).  We know the...

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School Choice. Why Is It So Important?

This subject is near and dear to my heart. Why? This has been my life’s work: children and education in some form or fashion for over 30 years.  With each passing day, the fight for the minds of our precious children is becoming more startling. I am not talking about...

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For Dads Only

Fathers of the family, how do you teach your children to honor the Lord, your God? I believe the first step in this process is to ensure your children show respect to you and to your wife. If they are to honor God, children must first honor their parents. In honoring...

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A Second Helping of Simplicity

When was the last time you were outside with your child and marveled at some aspect of God’s creation? I realize we have had a cold snap lately, but how about bundling up, fixing some hot chocolate and enjoy sipping the warmth of the beverage outside on the deck or...

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Simplicity – I’ll Take a Serving of That!

I must admit, I love the conveniences of living in the 21st century; however, I believe that our "time saving" devices have perpetuated the tyranny of a complex and choice-laden lifestyle, an abundance of gadgets and stuff, and have robbed us of the essence of an...

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Does My Worldview Inform My Parenting?

What we see playing out on the world stage and our very own country is a conflict of worldviews. So, how can we make sense out of the chaos we see in our nation?  The short answer is this: there is a metanarrative that is being played out on stage and none of this...

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