Tagged: parenting

Thursday Morning Sabbath

Editor’s Note: For the month of August, ESA will be taking sabbath hours for half the day every Friday. As we strive to incorporate the rhythms of rest into our work, we’ll be making...

Not Safe, But Good

By Elrena Evans My daughter’s first year of Vacation Bible School, she decided halfway through the week that she didn’t want to be a Christian. I learned about her decision from a teen volunteer,...

Washing Feet

By Elrena Evans Jesus knew that the Father had given him complete power; he knew that he had come from God and was going to God. So he rose from the table, took off...

Heroes or Neighbors?

by Aimee Fritz “So what does this have to do with refugees?” I asked my kids at breakfast. “I don’t know. Maybe the naked part?” my son offered. “He’s naked? That’s what ‘stripped him...

Village or Mob?

by Shannon Pipkin I have three amazing, curious, and active children. We’ve had our share of heart-stopping moments thus far: Son broke his clavicle rolling off the couch at 18 months. Where was a...