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God and the Internet
It’s a whole new world out there—or rather, online. You can attend work, school, and church via the internet. So how might God touch our hearts in an increasingly digital world?
The Big 5: A Tool for Conversational Learning
Classical philosophy provides an excellent tool to fuel our conversations with our kids and students: Aristotle’s Five Common Topics, nicknamed “The Big 5” for our purposes.
More on the Mental Health Crisis in Teens
Exposing more of what we have learned regarding mental health and teens, pointing to trustworthy resources and voices to inform your thinking, feeling, and actions in response to this crisis.
Asking questions increases our children’s learning and agency in the world
The Father wants us to seek after Him—He longs for us to long for Him. When we ask our children (and ourselves!) questions, we supply what we need to confidently and curiously pursue the heart of the Father, learning His loving intentions for us: His agents within the world.
What is the Redemptive Narrative, and how does it inform the way we look at other stories?
Parent/Teacher Resource Preview: News Coach in 3
With the new year comes a new look in many of your God’s WORLD News resources, including our News Coach content in our Parent/Teacher Newsletters. Click here for a preview.
The Time to Coach Biblical Literacy is Now: Here’s a Tool to Help
A person’s ethics are established by 6; his or her worldview by 13. This should motivate us to run to the word with our kids, for the scriptures provide what we need “for life and godliness.” Let’s dig in with a little help from S.O.A.R.
Use Your Words
Words have power to influence, to color our perception, to reveal what we think, feel, or believe. How do we decide on the words we speak or write? What drives us to chose certain words over others? How should we use our words to the glory of God?
This essay originally appeared in GWN Parent/Teacher Newsletters in May of 2022.
What Do Christian Video Games Tell Us about Discipleship?
We often talk about helping our kids and teens engage content. But how do we engage with the forms that content takes?
An Advent Meditation in Four Parts: Jesus, the Perfect Learner
Every so often, we consolidate past entries from our GWN Parent and Teacher Newsletter to share here. The following were published through the month of December, 2022.