Media influences the way we see the world around us. It can shed light on our current cultural moment in a meaningful way. It has the power to spur us on to be people who seek justice, love mercy and walk humbly with our Creator God. With summer here, there’s more time to watch movies, read and enjoy music. We put together a list of great content that will help you and your family meaningfully incorporate compassion and justice into your summer media list.Continue Reading ›
These three couples, all at different parenting stages, share their wisdom and experience on raising compassionate kids!Continue Reading ›
We are excited to introduce you to five resources, all with the express purpose of helping you disciple your families while building hearts of compassion!
When our daughter Hailey was 11 she heard about the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina and wanted to help. She found out that kids her age needed backpacks and school supplies, so she quickly organized and collected 30 backpacks to send to New Orleans. Families can help each other grow in awareness of the world’s needs and support each other to engage these needs with compassion. Here are some steps you can take together to raise compassionate children.
In order to help children grow in compassion, we can activate their vivid imaginations and give them the tools they need to be empathetic world-changers. Values are formed early in life, and I believe our role as adults is to create experiences that will inspire children to see the world through God’s eyes.