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Simple Steps for Starting Family Devotions This Week

A few days ago, we talked about how to draw near to God. As we get to know God better, we gain real wisdom, and that transforms how we raise our kids, love our spouses, do our work, and everything else. It’s an essential first step—but don’t stop there!

God also calls us to help our families seek God. Today’s post will focus on one way to help our families seek God—by leading a simple family devotion time. This is important because it helps us know who God is and shows us that his Word is so relevant to everyday life.

 

“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.”
Psalm 119:105


How Do You Build a Boy?

Fall Breakaway 2018 - Da Vinci Days

On Tuesday and Wednesday, October 3 and 4, the elementary division held the 2nd Annual Fall Breakaway days event. Boys explored science, technology, engineering, art, and math projects through the lens of Leonardo da Vinci.


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The Best Thing You Can Do for Your Family

What is the very best thing you can do for your family?

Draw near to God and help your family do the same.

At PDS, we are partnering with you to help your sons grow in wisdom, stature, and favor with God and man—like Jesus did (Luke 2:52). But what does that look like? The Bible tells us, “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight” (Proverbs 9:10).


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Wisdom, Stature, and Favor

How do you want your children to grow?

And Jesus increased in wisdom and in stature and in favor with God and man. Luke 2:52

Is it too bold for us to want our kids to grow the same way Jesus did? To grow up and be like Jesus?

What if our children were so confident in how they are loved by God that they could not help sharing that love with their friends?

That is exactly what God calls us to do, to raise them to be just like Jesus. When Jesus walked on earth, He was completely God. He was also completely a man and had to grow as a man.

So what does it mean to grow in wisdom, stature, and favor? Let’s look at their everyday definitions and at how God defines these three critical areas of development.



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The Servant Leader

Takes Initiative for Others. A servant leader recognizes that his relationship with Christ is first and his relationship with others is second.

A servant leader:
● Does what is right when no one is looking
● Stands firm in an uncertain world
● Understands leadership is an opportunity to serve
● Serves out of love
● Treats everyone fairly
● Loves and respects people with different opinions
● Looks for needs and for ways to meet them

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