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    God can use conflict to develop peace in our hearts

    Sometimes, the circumstances we face in life are simply out of our control. So how can we maintain a sense of peace when things don’t go the way we planned? Today on Discover the Word, the group and author Patricia Raybon discuss the peace Patricia found when she stopped trying so hard to change her […]

    Does respect mean embracing the other person’s view?

    It’s a challenge to maintain a relationship with a loved one who chooses the wrong path. But today on Discover the Word, the group, and author Patricia Raybon discuss how to mend broken relationships in a family that’s been split in two by conflicting beliefs. It starts with respect. But does respect mean embracing the other […]

    Having a heart that first asks, and then listens

    What do you do when someone holds a radically different viewpoint than yours—and that “someone” is one of your children? Do you forcefully try to argue them out of it? Is that ever going to be effective? Well, today on Discover the Word, the group along with guest, author Patricia Raybon discuss the healing power […]

    When a child goes completely against your beliefs

    How would you cope if your children made a choice in their faith, lifestyle, or politics that totally went against your beliefs? Today on Discover the Word, author Patricia Raybon shares the challenges she faced when her daughter converted to Islam, leaving her shocked and perplexed, questioning her worthiness as a parent and as a […]

    God loves your child

    When our son wanders off course or our daughter makes poor decisions, we may wonder if they have completely missed God’s plan for their life. Today on Discover the Word, we will offer hope and encouragement for worried moms and dads. A hope-filled reminder about how much God loves your child . . . today […]

    Comfort only our Father can give

    Unfortunately, broken homes are all too common today. But in the midst of the pain that comes from a family torn apart, God can intervene to heal broken hearts. When Stephen’s father left home, those left behind learned to rely on God to be their provider, husband, and father. Hear Stephen’s courageous story and find […]

    Blindsided, but not without hope

    No parent is ever prepared for a prodigal child. So when their kids went astray, James and Cari were caught completely off guard. Hear their story of tragedy and hope, as one family waits for God to bring their children home. Be encouraged to trust God with what’s most precious to you.

    Our need for God’s love and forgiveness

    Although God called David “a man after his own heart,” David still messed up, royally! But he also knew how to repent. Is having a heart after God about perfection or is it about understanding our need for God’s love and forgiveness? Today, we conclude our discussion with “Our Daily Bread for Kids” author Crystal Bowman, on how David learned to know God as a child. It’s a valuable discussion for any parent who wants to teach their child God’s ways.

    Experiencing God through nature

    Who taught David about God when he was young? Today, “Our Daily Bread for Kids” author Crystal Bowman joins us to discuss what you can learn about David’s early experiences with God through his lyrics in the Psalms. And one of the ways God spoke to him was through nature, while he was tending sheep. Don’t miss the discussion today on “Discover the Word”!

    The childhood faith of David

    King David was a mighty man of faith, but he wasn’t an overnight success, he learned God’s ways throughout his youth. Today on “Discover the Word” we begin our discussion with special guest, “Our Daily Bread for Kids” author Crystal Bowman on the childhood faith of David. What did David mean when he said, “Since my youth, God, you have taught me”? Join the study today on “Discover the Word”!

    Why are believers called children of God?

    Why are believers called children of God? Today on Discover the Word, we conclude our discussion on how children “discover the Word” with “Our Daily Bread for Kids” author Crystal Bowman. Join us for this engaging conversation on “Discover the Word.”

    Entering the kingdom like a child

    Jesus’s disciples argued about who was going to be the greatest in the kingdom of heaven, until Jesus told them that to enter that kingdom they had to become like a child. So what exactly did He mean by that? Today we, along with our guest, “Our Daily Bread for Kids” author Crystal Bowman examine Matthew 18 to find the answer.

    Hope for raising godly children

    Scripture gives parents plenty of hope in raising their children to know and love the Lord. We find that hope in both the Old and New Testament. And so, even though there are no guarantees, how can parents do their part in helping their children “discover the Word”? Don’t miss the conversation with our guest, “Our Daily Bread for Kids” author Crystal Bowman. Today on “Discover the Word”!

    How to raise godly children

    What does God want us to teach our children? Today on “Discover the Word,” “Our Daily Bread for Kids” author Crystal Bowman joins us at the table to address a common concern for parents, how to raise godly children. Many feel ill equipped to do so, yet we want so much for them to have a relationship with our heavenly Father through His Son Jesus. How to help kids “discover the Word”—don’t miss the discussion, today on “Discover the Word”!

    How children “Discover the Word”

    Parents are eager to learn how to best influence their children to know God. But where do they turn? There’s no set formula, but there is wisdom to be found in the Bible. Today on “Discover the Word,” the three of us and special guest, “Our Daily Bread for Kids” author Crystal Bowman launch a discussion about how children “discover the Word.” Join the study right here on “Discover the Word”!