The Mere Mother Blog

Mothering can make you feel culturally irrelevant, like you’re on the margins of society looking for a way back to civilization. Your daily list of chores aren’t resume worthy, and your professional skill set is growing obsolete. That modern woman is empowered, independent, and equal in society.

The Mere Mother, not so much.

You may not feel equal in the “real” world, but you are here! Grab a cup of coffee and pull up a chair as we talk about how you can thrive as a mom in this woman-empowered culture.

The Mere Mother Blog

Mothering can make you feel culturally irrelevant, like you’re on the margins of society looking for a way back to civilization. Your daily list of chores aren’t resume worthy, and your professional skill set is growing obsolete. That modern woman is empowered, independent, and equal in society.

The Mere Mother, not so much.

You may not feel equal in the “real” world, but you are here! Grab a cup of coffee and pull up a chair as we talk about how you can thrive as a mom in this woman-empowered culture.

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What Worldviews are Competing with Your Kids Faith?

Our culture is in a war with our faith. The Biblical principles you are working to instill in your kids are under attack by competing worldviews, so you should learn more about them. Today, we’re getting brainy. But we’re also going to have a lot of fun. The subject of worldviews can be overwhelming and […]

Why Should We Teach Our Kids about Other Worldviews?

Some might argue that we should simply teach our kids the principles of the Christian faith and ignore other worldviews. Isn’t knowing the truth enough? I don’t think so. We want our kid’s faith to be challenged. Resistance creates strength. Lack of resistance creates a wimpy, flabby faith. In this episode, I will give you FIVE […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Teach Your Kids about Other Worldviews

This article was originally published on Crosswalk and iBelieve. A few weeks ago, I was teaching some students the definition of a concept that one of the kids didn’t believe in. And honestly, I didn’t believe in it either. The kid eventually asked me, “Why do we need to learn this definition if we don’t believe […]

Is the Bible Just a Book Written by Some Ancient Dead Guys?

Have you ever wondered if the Bible was just a book written by some ancient dead guys? I bet your kids have. And if they haven’t yet, I bet they will. This is one of the primary complaints I hear from people who discount Scripture. And it is a strong motivating factor in the youth […]

Is Christianity Just a Religion of Do’s and Don’ts?

In the fourth episode of my new podcast, CHRISTIAN PARENT/CRAZY WORLD, I tackle this critical question–Is Christianity Just a Religion of Do’s and Don’ts?Your kids need a solid answer to this question in order to stand strong in the faith. So do you. Many Christians have the wrong approach to God, and their faith becomes a labor-intensive checklist that is more of a burden than a delight. If that […]

How Do I Teach My Kids to Contend for Their Faith?

For your kids to stand strong in the faith, they must learn how to wrestle for it. In the third episode of my new Life Audio podcast, CHRISTIAN PARENT/CRAZY WORLD, discover seven steps that you can take to help your children contend for their faith. Click on the image below to hear the podcast: For a recap of this […]

What Can We Do about the Massive Youth Exodus?

An astronomical number of Christian young people are leaving the faith after they leave the nest. A recent New LifeWay Research survey shows that two-thirds of Christian youth stop attending church for at least a year between the ages of 18 and 22. A study from the Assemblies of God shows that “at least half and possibly over two-thirds […]

What Is the Key for Our Kids to Have and Authentic Faith?

Do your kids have a faith of their own, or are they living off of yours? In the second episode of my new Life Audio podcast, CHRISTIAN PARENT/CRAZY WORLD, you will learn what your children must experience to transfer their faith from the head to the heart. To listen, click HERE. EPISODE LINKS: A new […]

Why Are So Many Kids Falling Away from the Faith?

WELCOME to the debut episode of my new podcast with LIFE AUDIO! Yes, I have a new podcast. It’s the perfect time to start a podcast, isn’t it? I’m kidding. The timing is terrible. Everyone and their mother and their mother’s brother has a podcast. Literally. Leave it to me to wipe up the tail […]

Selah Award Finalist!

I am honored to have this labor of love selected as a finalist in this year’s Selah Awards for “Best Online Article.” Sometimes you plant a seed and it takes a while to grow. Most articles that I write take a couple of weeks, tops. Not this one. I researched this material for over a […]