Faith and Family


Children | Sep. 1 2016

Teaching children to seek God’s wisdom: Guidelines for talking to kids about salvation

By Pastor Mark Bethea Argo Baptist Church, Trussville When a child expresses readiness to follow Christ there is great responsibility and great... [READ MORE]

Children | Sep. 1 2016

Teaching children to seek God’s wisdom: Parents’ goal should be teamwork, counselor says

By Lisa Keane, MAMFC,  LPC-S, RPT-S, NCC Pathways Professional Counseling Oh the joys of parenthood. It never fails to amaze me how many decisions... [READ MORE]

Children | Sep. 1 2016

Teaching children to seek God’s wisdom: Keeping lines of communication open with teens vital for difficult topics

By Carrie Brown McWhorter Correspondent, The Alabama Baptist As the homeschooled daughter of a pastor, LeeAnn was taught from an early age that... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jul. 22 2016

Faith and Family: Healing from shame and guilt — Guilt comes from ‘sinful choices’; shame a result of ‘attack’ on self worth

Am I good enough? At the end of a very long day, Carol sits alone in her kitchen. She replays the afternoon meeting with her boss, who had suggested... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 22 2016

Faith and Family: Healing from shame and guilt — Shame functions by drawing one’s attention away from God’s voice

In the New Testament letter to the Hebrews, we are provided with a model for how to effectively approach shame: “Therefore, since we are... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 22 2016

Faith and Family: Healing from shame and guilt — Parents should seek to live out the gospel while raising children, give grace

Children make messes and mistakes. They get angry and say things without thinking. They forget our instructions and do things that cause us to... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | May. 26 2016

Pathways clinical director shares about experiencing a miscarriage

Almost two years ago I received devastating news. Sitting in a cold examination room in my doctor’s office, I was anxiously anticipating... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | May. 26 2016

Honesty can help grieving parents receive needed support

Megan had two young children when she discovered she was pregnant with a third. Though surprised, she and her husband, Brandon, were excited... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | May. 26 2016

Alabama Baptist pastor’s wife finds God forever faithful following miscarriage of first child

The greatest loss I have ever experienced was the miscarriage of our first baby 10 weeks into the pregnancy. There are no words to describe the... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | May. 26 2016

Helping children through grief after a miscarriage should not be overlooked

Before giving birth to her daughter, Melissa experienced several miscarriages. Following the birth of her daughter, she experienced several more... [READ MORE]

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