December SoulFeed Parent Devotion: Chasing Peace in the Chaos

This morning I was mentally processing my to-do list during my drive to work like always. It included the usual run-down of the day’s meetings and project deadlines, but also much more than what appeared on my Outlook calendar. I could feel my anxiety mounting as I remembered the other things that I needed to […]

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting Your College Student Home for the Holidays

You’ve been dreaming of this moment since you dropped them off in August—the sweet reunion of your baby returning home from college for holiday breaks. But before your vision of a fairy tale homecoming is shattered by disappointment, here are eight common things to expect, as well as how to make the most of your […]

Monthly Devotions for Parents of High School Seniors: November

Note: each month we’re giving parents of seniors a spiritually encouraging “checklist” to capture the best moments from senior year. Sign up to automatically get a full year’s worth of memory-making ideas, plus these articles as monthly emails HERE. November: Finding gratitude in the midst of crunch time You may not quite be feeling it […]

November SoulFeed Parent Devotion: Wanted: Gratitude Without Strings Attached

[The November SoulFeed Parent Devotion by Kami Gilmour is n excerpt from a chapter in her new best-selling devotional book, Release My Grip, Hope for a Parent’s Heart as Kids Leave the Nest and Learn to Fly (available in bookstores near you and at Mylifetree.com, ChristianBook.com,  Lifeway.com, and  Amazon.com.) “Thank you for everything you do for me. I […]

Holding on to Hope: 12 Truths for Parents Whose Kids Wander Away From Faith

I was raised in a Christian home. My parents were heavily involved as ministry volunteers, so we weren’t just at church every week, we were there for every single service from 8 a.m.-noon every Sunday. And we attended every church event: Bible studies, dinners, worship concerts, family nights, fundraisers, retreats, service projects, mission trips…EVERYTHING. When […]