Is anything too hard for the Lord? Genesis 18:14NIV “Are you pregnant yet?” this question might have pierced Sarah’s heart each month. The shame of barrenness was unbearable. God had promised her husband Abraham that he would be the father of nations with descendants more numerous than the stars in the sky. After waiting for many years, […]
The little girl’s eyes watched carefully as her parents met her kindergarten teacher for the first time. She noticed the handshakes and adult smiles. She heard her mother laugh when the teacher told a funny story about chasing a stray dog out of the classroom when setting up for the new year. Slowly, the little […]
You thought he was the one, he seemed to tick all the boxes. It was like a dream come true until you woke up to a far from perfect reality. You realized he was never what he seemed. That you were naïve and wanted a fairy-tale, so you held on for so long. You were […]
It’s a given that kids need to learn to code if they want to work as a web designer, software programmer, or computer scientist. Beyond that, you might think that it is a pretty useless skill. Writing line after line of code or debugging software programs do not appeal to the vast majority of people. So why teach kids to code? What is the point if they probably won’t enjoy it or ever actually write a software program?
Coding is more than just writing those lines of code, however. Kids need to learn to code for life. Some people say that coding is the new literacy.
Bad news flashes in our social media feed and fills daily reports on television, cable stations, and the radio. Anxiety and full-blown panic bubble up in our minds and bodies. No escape. What can be done to reduce the stress and the insecurity of unknown future events? As John Ortberg describes in his book, Soul […]