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Mentoring Mentoring Series Rooted in Christ: Yielding Fruits of the Spirit

Words of Life

I love music, and lately have been convicted when listening to a a song playing on the radio by Hawk Nelson, called ”Words”. The lyrics are very fitting with Ephesians 4:29 and the topic of self control: Click here if the video is not playing in your …

About Caroline Harries

Caroline Harries works for the corporate world during the day, but during her nights and weekends enjoys spending time with her husband of two years, hanging out with friends, being outdoors, traveling the world and blogging over at http://www.in-due-time.com.

Family Life Motherhood

The Perils of Pinterest

I wrote a post about how to use the social media image-driven website Pinterest in 2011, shortly after the site went public.  At that time I wasn’t aware the risks Pinterest poses for our children. Pinterest users create virtual bulletin boards and pin anything they …

About Molly Evert

Writer Molly Evert is a wife and homeschooling mom to 6 kids, who range in age from 2 to 18. She runs an educational website, My Audio School (http://www.myaudioschool.com), providing access to the best in children's audio literature. She also blogs at CounterCultural Mom (http://www.counterculturalmom.com) and CounterCultural School (http://www.counterculturalschool.com).

Family Life Motherhood

Why Scolding Doesn’t Work

“Let no unwholesome word proceed from your mouth, but only such (a word) as is good for edification according to the need (of the moment), that it may give grace to those who hear.” Ephesians 4:29 “And while He was in Bethany at the home …

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 32 years and have four children ranging in age from 17 to 28. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading, studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.

Mentoring Mentoring Series Rooted in Christ: Yielding Fruits of the Spirit

Full Stomachs and Jaded Palates

Reading God’s Story Schedule today, 7/24/13: Isaiah 40-42, Psalm 46. Join hosts Page and Cindy on Facebook where we are discussing today’s reading. Everyone is invited to join by clicking the ‘Join Group’ button. We have 600+ women reading the Bible through together! Join us …

About Vicki Huffman

Writer / Editorial Board. National award-winning journalist Vicki Huffman's latest book is Soon to Come: The Revelation of Jesus Christ. It is a verse by verse exposition of the only purely prophetical book in the New Testament. Her other five books are: The Jesus Moses Knew: How to See Christ in the Old Testament; A Secret Hope (novel); Still Looking: Finding the Peace of God in Job Loss; Plus Living: Looking for Joy in All the Right Places, and The Best of Times. All are available in print and e-book on amazon.com. Vicki is a national award-winning author who has taught the Bible for many years. She was an editor for several Christian publishing houses, including Thomas Nelson and David C. Cook Ministries.

Family Life Mentoring Series Rooted in Christ: Yielding Fruits of the Spirit

Modeling Self-Control for our Children

Modeling self-control for our kids and grandkids is important. Since young children have little self-control, Grandma Dianna shares how she taught her grandson about this virtue: “My nine-year-old grandson was playing with a neighbor, and I asked them to stop being so rough with each …

About Lydia Harris

Lydia E. Harris is happily married to Milt, her sweetheart for 48 years. She has two married children, five grandkids, and is the author of a Bible study, "Preparing My Heart for Grandparenting" (AMG Publishers, 2010 release). She's also a tea enthusiast and writes the column "A Cup of Tea with Lydia."

Mentoring Mentoring Series Rooted in Christ: Yielding Fruits of the Spirit

Do You Find Self-Control Hard too?

Do you find self-control hard to do? I know I sure do. I hate to think about losing weight because I know it calls for saying no to my flesh, and saying yes to what is best. I must want to achieve the goal more …

About Page Hughes

Page Hughes is a Jesus loving party girl who is always ready to have fun! She has been married to Dr. Les Hughes for over 30 years and they reside in Alabaster, Alabama. Les and Page have been blessed with 4 amazing children and 4 fabulous grand children who are the source of many great illustrations. Page loves people well through ministering to their hurts, cooking delicious meals, and partying with the purpose of leading others to a deeper relationship with Jesus. Page’s goal in life is to go to heaven when she dies and take as many people as she can with her.

Mentoring Mentoring Series Rooted in Christ: Yielding Fruits of the Spirit

Sin’s Ugly Hold on My Heart & Mind

At twelve I was reading Rosemary’s Baby and by thirteen listening to AC/DC with gusto. When I graduated high school I had devoured all the religion shelves at the library–including books on cults and witchcraft. Freddy Kruger and I met in junior high around the …

About Kellie Renfroe

Kellie and her husband Greg have been married 32 years and have four children ranging in age from 17 to 28. She co-founded Mentoring Moments for Christian Women in 2005. Kellie is a homeschooling mom who enjoys reading, studying the Bible, writing, photography, and learning how to cook.

Life Marriage

What Does it Mean to Take Advantage of Someone?

“For this is the will of God, your sanctification:that you abstain from sexual immorality; that each one of you know how to control his own body in holiness and honor, not in the passion of lust like the Gentiles who do not know God; that …

About Cheryl Moeller

Cheryl Moeller has been married to her best friend Bob for 30 years. They are the parents of six children, one son-in-law, and three lively dogs. She uses her over-the-counter-top stand up comedy at women's groups and retreats, prays like it's her full-time job, writes a syndicated humor column, blogs about life with lots of kids at www.momlaughs.blogspot.com, and authors books such as Keep Courting: 100 Ways to Keep Courting After Marriage (purchase on their website) and Marriage Miracle (Harvest House 2010). Bob and Cheryl's passion is to connect two hearts for a lifetime. They have co-founded For Better For Worse For Keeps Ministries www.bobandcherylmoeller.com.

Mentoring Mentoring Series Rooted in Christ: Yielding Fruits of the Spirit

Self-Control: The “After” Picture of Peter (Part 2)

After the death and resurrection of Jesus and the coming of the Holy Spirit, Peter became a very different man. You might say he had an extreme makeover. Jesus forgave Peter for denying Him and gently restored him (John 21:15–17), and God’s Spirit controlled Peter’s …

About Lydia Harris

Lydia E. Harris is happily married to Milt, her sweetheart for 48 years. She has two married children, five grandkids, and is the author of a Bible study, "Preparing My Heart for Grandparenting" (AMG Publishers, 2010 release). She's also a tea enthusiast and writes the column "A Cup of Tea with Lydia."

Mentoring Mentoring Series Rooted in Christ: Yielding Fruits of the Spirit

Self-Control: The “Before” Picture of Peter

For several months our devotions have covered the fruit of the Spirit. The final aspect of the fruit of the Spirit is self-control. From an early age, our children and grandchildren say, “Me do it.” They want control. But if we have true self-control, we’re …

About Lydia Harris

Lydia E. Harris is happily married to Milt, her sweetheart for 48 years. She has two married children, five grandkids, and is the author of a Bible study, "Preparing My Heart for Grandparenting" (AMG Publishers, 2010 release). She's also a tea enthusiast and writes the column "A Cup of Tea with Lydia."