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Growing With your children, a book review and more

By Stephanie Ziebarth, Barnabas Ministry Coordinator

The other day I spent two hours walking around my neighborhood, catching up with the best friend of my youth. Chief among the topics we covered was parenting. I could not help but share the newest material from my parenting toolbox: Growing With by Kara Powell and Steven Argue.

Released earlier this month by Baker Books, Growing With has a long subtitle that happens to be very appropriate: Every Parent’s Guide to Helping Teenagers and Young Adults Thrive in Their Faith, Family, and Future. The book introduces

2019 03 13 Getting Children Outside Christian Retreats In Pa

Have you been outside today?

By Aaron E. Ziebarth, Executive Director

Psalm 19:1 For the director of music. A psalm of David. “The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands. Day after day they pour forth speech; night after night they display knowledge.”

Psalm 19 explains just how much we see when we are outside. We see God’s glory declared. This is a significant part of the camp experience. Children are able to get outdoors and see God revealed. I often hear that they can really feel…

2019 03 09 Father Daughter Christian Camp In Pa

Closeness between a father and daughter may make the difference for her long-term faith

Growing With by Kara Powell and Steven Argue released March 5. Starting off on Amazon as #1 in the youth ministry category and #3 in the Christian living family category, the book is already being resoundingly received as an excellent resource. I have been happily reading through it, gleaning practical application for both my Joy El role and my own family.