Kids on Facebook….Really????

I’m seeing an alarming trend with many young kids on Facebook. This past week I even had a child from my daughter’s second grade class try to friend me. What??? That’s crazy. I didn’t even know who this child was until Sandra told me, but here she is freely able to friend adults at will. As I looked at the profile page of this 7-year-old More...

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By Jim and Sandra Carter On Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Teen Rebellion – What Is It? Is It Natural? Why Does It Occur?

Genesis 2:24 “This explains why a man leaves his father and mother and is joined to his wife, and the two are united into one.” If there’s one thing we’ve learned after being involved in parenting ministry More...

By Jim and Sandra Carter On Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

The Privacy Mistake

Most parents struggle with how much privacy to give their child. What about their room? What about their computer or phone/ What about their friendships? As your child grows up, they ask for more and more privacy. More...

By Jim and Sandra Carter On Thursday, October 7th, 2010

Contentment with Dysfunction – Raising Incredible Kids

Here’s the picture in Zechariah 2:6-7; Seventy years prior, God allowed his chosen people to be conquered and exiled to Babylon due to their consistent disobedience and defiance. God had said that after 70 More...

By Jim and Sandra Carter On Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010

The Value of Hindsight – Raising Incredible Kids

Our daughters love to measure themselves to see how much they’ve grown. We use the wall in their closet to keep track of their height over the years and they’re always amazed at how much taller they are since More...

By Jim and Sandra Carter On Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

The True Encourager – Raising Incredible Kids

Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego In our Raising Incredible Kids curriculum, we spend an entire class talking about the “true” role of the Father and Mother. One of the roles of the father that I talk about is More...

By Jim and Sandra Carter On Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

True Wisdom – Raising Incredible Kids

God’s wisdom is incredible. So why do so many parents rely on worldly wisdom? So often we embrace wisdom from life experience, or from learning. This worldly wisdom seems like it is good, however it’s important More...

By Jim and Sandra Carter On Sunday, August 29th, 2010

Seeking the Truth – Raising Incredible Kids

What is truth? We’ve all pondered that question…even Pilate asked that question when talking with Jesus in John 18:38. What Pilate didn’t know was that he was actually talking to “The Truth.” John 14:6 More...

By Jim and Sandra Carter On Saturday, August 28th, 2010

“I Can’t Imagine” – Raising Incredible Kids

A few weeks ago I was spending some time in prayer for RIK. I was seeking some word from the Lord about direction, focus, content, scope and size. I started to imagine what RIK could be. I was imagining this More...

By Jim and Sandra Carter On Friday, August 20th, 2010

No Rest for the Weary – Raising Incredible Kids

As parents we often quote the old idiom “There’s no rest for the weary” to accentuate the fact that parenting is 24/7 full-time job. There’s no doubt that raising incredible kids requires effort and resolve, More...