ONE STONE AT A TIME

Conveying Christ to Kids

Lisa Bouma Garvelink

Hi, I’m Lisa. I love talking to people, reading, traveling, cooking, baking, gardening, and flower arranging. And I love talking to people about Jesus and how he’s working in my life.

 

I often say God pushed me kicking and screaming into writing this blog. But it was actually a lot gentler than that…

Making Conversations Matter with Kids

Making Conversations Matter with Kids

Making Conversations Matter with Kids As parents, we have countless very brief conversations with kids, because our lives are busy, busy, busy. And if they're older kids, they're very busy too. So casual conversations may rarely touch on matters of faith. Does it have...

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One-Time Comments Have Lasting Impact

One-Time Comments Have Lasting Impact

One-Time Comments Have Lasting Impact. Telling kids that only sticks and stones can hurt them--not words--may make speakers feel better. But both kids and adults know it's a lie. Fortunately, positive one-time comments have lasting impact too. In this world of...

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Haystack Rock Memories

Haystack Rock Memories

My mom had many moments of desperation parenting! As I have. In my mom’s desperation parenting of me, she completely changed her focus in ways that I did not understand at the time. I only knew that Mom started telling me daily what she was talking to Jesus about and...

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