Practicing Parents

Raising Kids in the Christian Faith

by Keeva Kase I am often amazed at the spiritual insight of my nearly four-year-old son. On a recent trip to the store, Ketch asked me, “Dad, what is most important in life?” This is not like the indefatigable “why?” after each level of explanation of reasons that a car needs gas or the sky … Continue reading

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Summer Boredom, Fresh Paint, and New Lessons in Parenting
Practicing with Children

Summer Boredom, Fresh Paint, and New Lessons in Parenting

-by Kelly Pittman Last week I let my 7- and 9-year-old paint their bathroom. Exactly. What was I thinking? It started with the predictable phrase that all kids mutter at various points throughout the summer: “I’m BORED.” “How about you read in the hammock?” No. “What about taking a bike ride?” No. “You could build … Continue reading

Practicing with Children

“Sabbath is for People”: Practicing From Who We Are

September 18, 2013 I recently listened to an interview Krista Tippett did with iconic Lutheran pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber. As someone who is usually very down-to-earth, I love Nadia. It was very interesting and almost humorous to listen to her have a conversation with Krista Tippett, the soft-spoken, spiritually ambiguous host of “On Being.” Nadia is … Continue reading