Family & Children

Blog articles written by Israeli believers, and sometimes guest contributors from other countries, related to family life including marriage, relationships, children, and similar topics.

What does Submission mean to me as a Woman? – Part II

Regula writes, "Saying Yes to my place as a woman set me free to completely fill the area God had given me to rule over. It freed me to become like the woman described in Proverbs 31: a goal-oriented, wise woman who knows her field of action and totally fulfills her responsibility there."

What does Submission mean to me as a Woman? – Part I

Regula writes, "I had the deep desire for my marriage to be according to God‘s thoughts, even if they were incomprehensible and far removed from me. I simply didn‘t understand why God, whom I had known to be a just God, could set up such an unjust order in which the woman should be the man‘s subordinate! "

Marriage and God‘s orders – Part II

Marcel continues,"Distance from God led to distance and estrangement between man and woman. In this distance from God all relationships between man and woman are open or unconsciously marked by a greed for life, because God as the direct source of life is no longer accessible."

What being a father has taught me about God

Aaron writes, "This is the first of what will be, Lord willing, an ongoing series of blog posts here at KNI about what being a father has taught me about God and His relationship with humanity."

Marriage and God‘s orders – Part I

Marcel writes, "Expressing oneself on marriage according to God‘s order is no light task in this day. Many fears, emotions and conflicting views of life are associated with this topic. Whoever speaks about marriage according to God‘s order is almost exotic today. The following remarks are purposely directed to people who want to measure their lives by God‘s order."

Is the Value of a Life Based on One’s Value to Society?

Sandy writes, "It is remarkable how much medicine has advanced, yet each person should be given the basic right to live, simply because he/she is created in the image of God."

All my inmost being

Avi writes, "What does that mean? All that is within me? Is that something we just sing/say/pray? Does all that is within me truly bless the Lord? Does every breath I take go towards Him as worship? Every action? Every thought?"

When things don’t go ‘my’ way…

Avi writes, "So my day’s not gone great. Things haven’t gone the way I wanted. In the natural I’m pretty discouraged, to say the least. But I have been reminded of this: There is nothing He doesn’t have access to, hasn’t seen or hasn’t planned in advance."

Influence of Violence in Media on Our Kids

Shelly writes, "We all know what it’s like to say no to our kids about many things that are "okay" in the world. No to Disney movies, no to most animated (horrible!) shows, no to wars, swords, guns, fights and the list goes on and on…"

The Love Book

Avi writes, "This one is a tried and tested tip that I just wish I remembered myself most of the time… The Love Book. Yes, it does involve getting in touch with (and communicating) your more sentimental side, but also yes – it does make a difference!"