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15 09, 2016

Parenting with the End in Mind – Part 2

By |September 15th, 2016|Family, Horizon Families, Kids, Parents, Toddler, Youth|

I have twin boys.  At the time of this writing, my boys are 4 years old, and growing up more every day.  It’s moving too fast!  Many times I’ve heard the saying, “The days are long but the years are short,” and it’s true.  There […]

15 09, 2016

Parenting with the End in Mind – Part 1

By |September 15th, 2016|Family, Horizon Families, Kids, Parents, Toddler, Youth|

I have twin boys.  At the time of this writing, my boys are 4 years old, and growing up more every day.  It’s moving too fast!  Many times I’ve heard the saying, “The days are long but the years are short,” and it’s true.  There […]

15 09, 2016

Letting Go. Letting God.

By |September 15th, 2016|Family, Horizon Families, Kids, Parents|

As a parent it is easy to focus on what I want for my children. Safe, kind, Jesus loving children. It is easy to express my love for God and pray for my children’s safety and character. It is not so easy to let go […]

15 09, 2016

Snapchat Discipleship

By |September 15th, 2016|Family, High School, Horizon Families, Kids, Middle School, Parents, Youth|

Social media is the booming industry of our day. Every week there is a fresh new update or new filter that keeps its users on their toes.

What I love about social media is it creates amazing opportunities to reach and build relationships with young people. […]

15 09, 2016

A Faith Their Own – Part 3

By |September 15th, 2016|Elementary, Family, High School, Horizon Families, Kids, Middle School, Parents, Pre-School, Toddler, Youth|

This is the final post in this series where you have been learning about making sure you give your kids what they need most, a relationship with Jesus. In the Part 1 you learned to Imagine the End and how you need to picture where you want […]

9 08, 2016

Wired for Relationships

By |August 9th, 2016|High School, Horizon Families, Middle School, Youth|

While on vacation this summer, I was sitting on the deck of my rental home and was overwhelmed by the beauty of God’s creation.  Imagine, spending time each day with God while being surrounded by rocky peaks and two sparkling blue lakes all in perfect […]

8 08, 2016

5 Creative Ways to Memorize Scripture

By |August 8th, 2016|Elementary, Family, Horizon Families, Kids, Parents, Pre-School, Toddler|

Well, it’s about that time. We made it guys, we are now over half way through summer. For some of you parents, summer is a special time for awesome vacations, super cool traditions and brand new recipes only fit for the good weather! But for […]

8 08, 2016

Mountaintops & Monuments

By |August 8th, 2016|Esperanza, High School, Horizon Families, Lake Oswego, Middle School, Serve, Serving, Sherwood, Tualatin, Youth|

Coming back from Summer Camp can be quite challenging.

We go into camp excited about the wonder of what God is going to do in our lives & we leave fearing what will happen when I get home.

Camp allows for us to get away from distractions […]

14 07, 2016

Big Questions

By |July 14th, 2016|Elementary, Family, Horizon Families, Kids, Parents, Pre-School, Toddler|

While in the car the other day, my oldest daughter shared a tough thought with me. “Mom, I know you and Dad love me so, so much that sometimes it’s hard to believe that God loves me more than that.” Or, how about this one […]

14 07, 2016

5 Reasons to Send Your Student to Camp

By |July 14th, 2016|Esperanza, Family, High School, Horizon Families, Lake Oswego, Parents, Sherwood, Tualatin, Youth|

I love summer camp. I believe in summer camp.

I’ve been going to camps for 30 years. I’ve been a camper, a counselor, an activities director, and a camp director. I’ve been to winter camps and summer camps, great facilities and not so great facilities. I’ve […]