Category Archives: Motherhood

A School for Training Parents

(Post by Daniel Forster) “Home life is a school as much for training parents as children” – Andrew Murray This is actually one of the top reasons my wife and I are committed to homeschooling our children. Both of us … Continue reading

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Leading Our Children to God

Part of my husband’s and my courtship consisted of sitting on tiny chairs in the children’s section of a bookstore, reading pictures books to each other. We were homeschool curriculum junkies before we even had children. We went to a … Continue reading

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On Training the Will of the Child

Post by Daniel Forster I love the feel and smell of old books. I’m in the middle of reading one right now. It has a plain brown cloth cover, with small gold letters on the spine: THE CHILDREN FOR CHRIST … Continue reading

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More Than You Can Handle

Post by Daniel Forster Whoever said “God won’t give you more than you can handle”? When you’re taking care of little people, every day feels like more than you can handle. You’re making progress on something in the kitchen, only … Continue reading

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Nothing . . .

I read a very loose paraphrase of Romans 8:35-39 on the wall of my friend’s laundry room the other day. I was surprised, when I finished reading, to find my name at the bottom of it! Weird. I don’t remember … Continue reading

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Courtship in Our Real World, Part 2

Did you enjoy the first part of Susannah and Peter’s courtship story? I am so glad she’s taking the time to get it written down! It is such a testimony of God’s love and grace! One of the things I … Continue reading

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She Chose Life

I watched a video the other day. It was the testimony of a woman whose mother chose to give her life instead of choosing the “convenience” of aborting her. I rarely take the time to watch a video link on Facebook, … Continue reading

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Small Seeds of Faithfulness Grow into Large Trees

Last month, I had the honor of spending two weeks with Pastor Sujoy and his family in India. I and the others on my mission team worked beside him teaching computer and English classes, caring for kids, teaching them about … Continue reading

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One Thing Is Necessary

I can identify with Martha. How about you? Take a minute to read this short account of Martha and her sister from Luke 10:38-42.  Now as they went on their way, Jesus entered a village. And a woman named Martha welcomed him into her … Continue reading

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Raising Children Who Help

A large family can be a powerful army. I know because I was part of such an army not too long ago. Before the Forster kids started going off to college, jobs, and marriage, we worked together a lot. We … Continue reading

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