Faith and Family


Faith and Family | Dec. 18 2020

5 ways to teach children the ‘real’ meaning of Christmas

Several years ago, I watched a group of kindergarten children sing “Silent Night” in an assisted living center. With angelic faces and sparkling…

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Faith and Family | Dec. 2 2020

Hope for the Grieving Heart at Christmas

Walking into the retail store, the automated greeting Santa states, “Ho, Ho, Ho, Merry Christmas” and waves with his white-gloved hand. Inside…

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Faith and Family | Nov. 24 2020

‘The’ conversation: More families are discussing end-of-life planning – here’s how to start

By Lindy Grief Davidson University of South Florida In homes across the U.S., families increasingly know someone who has been sick or hospitalized…

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Faith and Family | Jul. 7 2020

Tips for having thoughtful gospel-centered conversations on race, equality

By Lisa Keane Special to The Alabama Baptist On Sunday, as we watched church online from our couch, my 8-year-old daughter asked a very important…

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Faith and Family | Jun. 2 2020

Cheering you on to stay the course, take one step at a time during this pandemic season

Recently, I have felt myself comparing our current COVID-19 reality to the half marathon training I used to do. The best word of advice I ever…

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Faith and Family | Dec. 31 2019

Self-care allows us to better care for others, share good news of the gospel

By Rod Campbell, MAMFT, LPC-S Pathways Professional Counseling In my work with families I routinely come across moms and dads who are exhausted,…

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Faith and Family | Sep. 25 2019

Parental control settings for Netflix, YouTube, Google: How-to guide for parents

Tips for safeguarding Netflix If you are a parent of tweens and teens, you’ve probably discussed your concerns about R and NC-17-rated movies…

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Faith and Family | Sep. 3 2019

How to help your child navigate, handle bullying

Bullying can cause great psychological impact. Kids who are bullied tend to have lower self-esteem and are more likely to struggle with depression. …

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Faith and Family | Aug. 6 2019

Tips for understanding, responding to stress as school starts back this fall

By Kristin Lowrey and Anne Lawton Special to The Alabama Baptist Life is full of changes. Transitions from one stage of life to another are…

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Faith and Family | Jul. 9 2019

What all children need to hear: Expressing love to your child

By Steve Trader TH.M, MS, LPC, NCC Special to The Alabama Baptist Have you ever met a parent who was not a good parent? I think we all may have.…

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