Wise Men Focus on Christmas

Try This: Have your family write down a holiday season bucket list where everyone shares 1-2 things that they want to do between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Make sure everyone gets to participate. Some ideas could be going to look at Christmas lights, ice-skating, watching a...
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One Nation Under God

Say This: Recently a controversy erupted in our country as some NFL players began kneeling during the National Anthem as a way of protesting what they see as racial inequality in our country. These players see this as a peaceful protest, allowing them to exercise their first...
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Generosity Wins

Watch This:  Ask This: What did the guy mean when he said, “If you aren’t giving now, you won’t give when you’re rich”? Ask This: What does it mean to be “rich?” Are we rich? Just for Fun: Pull up this website:  www.globalrichlist.com. Select US Dollar and enter some numbers and...
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How to Rest: Come Unto Me

 Help your family embrace rest as a good thing. Ask This: When was a time when you got real dirty? How good did it feel to get cleaned up? Watch This:   Say This: In this scene from the Toy Story 2, we see a toy expert repair Woody and make him as good as new. Just like Woody,...
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Marriage: Why Mom and Dad Are So Important

Help your kids learn how your marriage is strong because you and your wife are different, but compatible. Getting Started Ask this: Begin by asking your family to say the first thing that comes to mind when they hear the following words: Peanut Butter and _______, Cookies and...
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Boldness: When the Right Thing is the Hard Thing

Help your kids develop the boldness and confidence to do the right thing…even when it’s hard. Getting Started Say This: Have you noticed how hard it can sometimes be to do the right thing? Kids don’t want to admit that they’ve told a lie or broken one of mom’s...
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Help Your Kids Make Up Their Mind

Help your kids make up their mind about what they believe about God and the Bible. Watch this…   Ask This: Have you ever had to make a decision real quickly? When and what happened? Say This: (it’s OK if you read this word-for-word) “Has this ever happened to you?...
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Protect Your Eyes – Help Your Kids Make Good Choices

This Table Talk will help you guide your kids in how to protect their ears, eyes and mind. Try This: Ask the Youngest Children – Lead the family in singing the children’s song, “Oh Be Careful Little Eyes.” Older Kids – Watch this video of the song “Slow Fade” by...
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Thanksgiving: More than Turkey and Football

Watch This:  Try this: Give each family member an index card or sheet of paper. Ask everyone to list five things they are thankful for in their life. Tell them they will share their list in a moment. After everyone has been able to make their list, announce that before they share...
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The First (Real) Thanksgiving

Ask This: When was the first Thanksgiving meal? (Let them answer) History tell us that it occurred with the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians in 1621, but the first Thanksgiving dinner actually occurred centuries earlier. Take a look at this video which shows the very first...
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