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Encouraging Thoughts on Volunteering as a Nursery & Preschool Worker!

Posted by Kyla Bleyenberg on

Twenty-six self-sacrificing individuals. That’s how many I have on our present children’s ministry rotation. Seventeen of those serve within the nursery at some point within the quarter.  I am so blessed to be part of a church that values little ones and their...

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For Your Consideration: October 25, 2013

Posted by Kyla Bleyenberg on

The Most Undervalued Pro-Life Argument Against Abortion Here's a good pro-life argument. The author goes so far as to say: “It’s my view that all of these alternative explanations have major consequences, in that they either entail an equal right to life for a bunch of animals, or...

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Are You Really Sorry?

Posted by Kyla Bleyenberg on

The phrase, “I’m sorry” is perhaps one of the most over-used and poorly understood sentences said on a daily basis:   Accidentally bump into someone in a crowded room? “I’m sorry.”   Carelessly offend someone by something you do or don’t...

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Tags: "i'm sorry"

Another Great Parenting Resource: National Center for Biblical Parenting

Posted by Kyla Bleyenberg on

National Center for Biblical Parenting: Effective Parenting Tips Previously I recommended a few of my favorite parenting books for Kamloops parents.  But maybe you don’t have the time to read extensive books?  Or maybe some of you Kamloops moms and dads have read them but would...

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Tags: kamloops biblical parenting, national center for biblical parenting, parenting tips

Self-Expression...Influence...Teaching

Posted by Kyla Bleyenberg on

I've written before (see "A Call To Teach") about the Bible's command to us all to teach. Here this thought is taken a step further by pointing out that we are all actually teaching through our self-expression.

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Tags: education, parenting, seven laws of teaching

“When your son asks…” Part 2: The healthy lifestyle

Posted by Kyla Bleyenberg on

Have you ever experienced the “why’s” of a healthy lifestyle from your kids?  “Why do I have to eat my vegetables?” “Why do I need to brush my teeth?” “Go to bed already?! Why?” “Why can’t I eat that yummy chocolate cake for...

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Tags: worldview, question, healthy lifestyle, why

When Your Son Asks...” Part 1: Why Answer Why?

Posted by Kyla Bleyenberg on

I was one of those “why” kids.  You know the kind: Every statement or request is followed by “Why?”     Mom: Clean up your toys before we leave. Kid: Why?   Dad: No, you can’t eat any more ice cream. Kid: Why?   Teacher: Your name...

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Education in British Columbia: Parent & Student Rights and Alarming Policies

Posted by Kyla Bleyenberg on

I'd like to draw your attention to a fantastic paper:  ”Hands Up! Understanding the Rights and Responsibilities of Parents, Children, Educational Institutions and Government.”  This document published by the Evangelical Fellowship of Canada is the first resource I’ve...

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Tags: education, homeschool, public school, christian student's rights

An Enduring Faith

Posted by Kyla Bleyenberg on

It never ceases to amaze me how much importance God places on the next generation in His Word. Here’s two of my favorite passages which illustrate this:  God, speaking of Abraham, states, “For I have chosen him, that he may command his children and his household after him to...

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Tags: children, youth, family, legacy, education, marriage

Great Parenting Resources

Posted by Kyla Bleyenberg on

A stroll through any bookstore’s parenting section may seem overwhelming.  In the abundance of parenting books and resources, each have their own promise for raising great kids, and each are based upon their own philosophy of life and family.  As Christians, we believe that the...

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Tags: parenting, biblical parenting, family ministry, parenting books, family driven faith, shepherding a child's heart, teach them diligently, doorposts

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