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 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!"

He Created them Male and Female

Cookie writes, "In today’s world, we are suddenly being faced with the issue of “transgender” identity – girls trapped in a boy’s body and vice-versa. Yet, in order to believe whether or not this is a legitimate and real issue, we must first understand the spiritual connotations to this new dilemma."

When is an act of service not an act of service?

Avi writes, "Have you ever spent a whole bunch of time doing something that you thought was helping out, and then all you got at the end of it was a bunch of complaints? I’ve been there – and I’ve been left fuming…"

The testimony of two

Avi writes, "... our written or spoken expressions of love must be backed up by our actions. In fact, if our actions speak loud enough, we sometimes don’t even have to use words!"

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