Words For The KingdomWords For The Kingdom http://www.wordsforthekingdom.com Transforming Your Life to Impact the Kingdom of God Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:12:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 70722988 Are You More Concerned With Being or Doing? http://www.wordsforthekingdom.com/are-you-more-concerned-with-being-or-doing/ http://www.wordsforthekingdom.com/are-you-more-concerned-with-being-or-doing/#comments Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:05:06 +0000 Jesse Barnett http://www.wordsforthekingdom.com/?p=1465 I had a conversation with a friend of mine last night at church. We were talking about daily schedules and productivity and trying to get things done. I told him I had printed out a calendar and blocked out every minute of my day from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. There wasn’t one idle minute. […]

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The Power of The Pause

I had a conversation with a friend of mine last night at church.

We were talking about daily schedules and productivity and trying to get things done. I told him I had printed out a calendar and blocked out every minute of my day from 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. There wasn’t one idle minute.

After I finished telling him about it I proudly said, “If I followed this schedule I could get so much done.

I woke up early this morning because I have to be somewhere at 8 a.m. and it’s going to take me at least an hour to drive there.

Now it’s 5:27 a.m.

But as my alarm went off I had this thought: why am I so hardwired to get things done?

A wise person once said: we are human beings not human doings.

That got me thinking about my high school French class and when Madame Carlson taught us to conjugate verbs. I can still hear her voice: Joseph, Je suis means, “I am.”

So I think “Je suis un homme ” means I am a man.

Apologies Madame Carlson, it’s been twenty years and my Francais is un peu rusty.

I AM not I DO

You may recognize “I am” from the book of Exodus. Except there it was written in all capital letters–I AM. The very name of God was so holy the Jews wouldn’t even say it, much less write it down.

The name of God is I AM not I DO.

Now God is certainly a God of doing. He created the Earth and you and me. He created us to work and take care of his creation. He actively holds all things together. He woos us and pursues us.

But God isn’t solely identified by what he does. He’s known for who he is.

I AM.

So if I’m a child of God, created in his image, why am I more concerned with being than doing?

Perhaps I should spend more time concerned with who I am rather than what I do.

The Power of the Pause

It may be the curse of the artist. I have an unrelenting desire to craft, build and create things. I have words in my heart and my head that demand to be released. I feel compelled to shape them and leave my testimony on paper for the world to read. I want my life to have meant something and maybe my frantic attempt to do is a byproduct of this desire.

But it seems to me God is less concerned with what I do and more concerned with who I am.

The I AM created me to be.

He wants me to be more like him.

He wants me to be content.

He wants me to be more concerned with what’s in me than what’s outside of me.

He wants me to be a witness.

He wants me to be connected.
So now I’m wondering how my full schedule helps with this. I’m looking at it right now. It’s on my desk color-coded and blocked out.

There are noble things on the calendar, but there isn’t a lot of time to just be.

Society doesn’t encourage sitting still. It’s may be such a foreign concept to you that you feel guilty when you take a few moments for yourself.

It shouldn’t be this way though. Sometimes God wants you to simply be. I’ve never heard God when I’m rushing from task to task. I only hear him when I pause. Perhaps this is why he speaks to you in those times of quiet with a gentle whisper. He knows that if he shouted we would never pause.

Called To Be, Not To Do

Perhaps Madame Carlson was on to something. Just be, Joseph.

Je suis.

I am. I AM.

The clue is right there in the very name of God.

What if today you made a to be list instead of a to do list?

What would your day look like? What items would you cross off your list? What are you chasing today that won’t matter in five years?

Give it a try and you’ll learn the power of the pause.

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The Sound of Dropping Stones http://www.wordsforthekingdom.com/the-sound-of-dropping-stones/ http://www.wordsforthekingdom.com/the-sound-of-dropping-stones/#comments Wed, 20 Jan 2016 22:21:46 +0000 Jesse Barnett http://www.wordsforthekingdom.com/?p=1448 Have you ever watched a movie where a key character dies but leaves a note behind for someone to find? When the recipient of the note finds it and starts to read, what usually happens? Usually we hear the author of the note reading it out loud. It can be haunting, but it instantly personalizes the […]

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What if Jesus spoke to you today?

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Have you ever watched a movie where a key character dies but leaves a note behind for someone to find?

When the recipient of the note finds it and starts to read, what usually happens?

Usually we hear the author of the note reading it out loud. It can be haunting, but it instantly personalizes the note. The words on the page come to life when spoken by the one who wrote them.

What if you could hear Jesus speak to you through the words in the Bible in this way?

I’m reading through the New Testament in The Message translation as part of my morning routine. I’m in the book of John and I came to the story of the adulterous woman in chapter 8.

It’s a powerful story. Jesus is teaching in the Temple and the religious leaders drag a woman–caught in the act of adultery–before him. The Message says she was caught “red-handed” so she is probably wrapped in a bed sheet, naked and completely vulnerable. Even worse, she is standing in the courtyard of the church, after being dragged through the crowd of people who are listening to Jesus teach.

The religious leaders hope to trick Jesus by posing a problematic question. So they remind the Word that Moses gave orders to stone someone who is caught in adultery. As they ask him what he thinks I can picture their sweaty hands clutching the stones they gathered along the way.

I love the picture here. Jesus is in no hurry to reply. He stoops down and writes with his finger in the dirt. The religious leaders keep badgering him, pushing for an answer. The woman must have been terrified to hear his response. Depending on what he says, she could soon find herself pummeled by a barrage of stones, dying naked and humiliated in the dusty courtyard.

Jesus eventually stands up unfazed by the question and the crowd. In a quiet voice he says,

“The sinless one among you, go first: Throw the stone.”

The Bible doesn’t say how many men brought the woman before Jesus. But what happens next is beautiful. Jesus bends back down and begins drawing in the dirt again seemingly disinterested in the outcome. The first stone drops to the dust as the men began walking away one by one, the oldest one leaving first.

Can you see the crowd step back? Can you hear the thud of the stones as they fall in the dust as the leaders walk away? Can you sense the glimmer of hope in the woman as she pulls the sheet closer?

After a few minutes it says the woman was left alone–the ring of discarded stones that encircled her was the only evidence of what had just happened.

Then Jesus stood up and looked at her. I would imagine she had never before felt so small. He asks her, “Where are the men? Does no one condemn you?” She replies that they are gone and no one is left to condemn her.

Jesus responds in love–“Neither do I.”

Then Jesus gives her a command of five simple words:

“From now on, don’t sin.”

That command floors me. I can’t imagine what that must have felt like.

She was caught in the act of her sin. She was dragged, naked and vulnerable, to the Temple in front of a crowd. She was guilty and justice could have been carried out. She was pardoned by a clever talking Galilean who played in the dirt as he verbally jousted with the most respected and learned men of that time. And she was forgiven for her sins by the very Son of God.

I wonder what she did next. How long did the voice of Jesus telling her not to sin ring in her ears?

How could she ever sin again knowing what had just happened and how close she had come to death?

What if you audibly heard Jesus’s voice telling you not to sin? How far would you go?

It’s a powerful thought. Words stick with us long after the sound waves fade away. When you first hear the words I love you or I’m so proud of you that moment stays etched in your mind.

How much more a direct command from Jesus telling us not to sin?

Each of us should put ourselves in this story. We too make mistakes and falter and sin. We too have been forgiven. And we know that we should go and sin no more. Yet far too often we find ourselves in the same patterns of sin and the same traps. Perhaps it’s the fact that we don’t face immediate punishment that makes us fall to the temptation.

We take roads we shouldn’t take and then wonder why they lead where they do.

The next time you find yourself on that seductive path of sin listen for the words of Jesus: Go on your way. From now on, don’t sin.”

Five words. The command couldn’t be simpler. Remember the voice of the one who spoke them. Remember the sound of the falling stones, then step over that pile of stones and walk away.

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I Want To Be Uncompromising http://www.wordsforthekingdom.com/i-want-to-be-uncompromising/ http://www.wordsforthekingdom.com/i-want-to-be-uncompromising/#comments Wed, 27 May 2015 13:28:52 +0000 Jesse Barnett http://www.wordsforthekingdom.com/?p=1434 Compromise. It’s such a lovely word, right?  It seems so noble. Compromise is the art of working together.  We may not agree, but if I take a step towards you and you take a step toward me maybe we could compromise. This world likes compromise. In fact if you take a stand for something and […]

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(Sounds strange, doesn't it?)

Uncompromising

Compromise.

It’s such a lovely word, right?  It seems so noble.

Compromise is the art of working together.  We may not agree, but if I take a step towards you and you take a step toward me maybe we could compromise.

This world likes compromise. In fact if you take a stand for something and refuse to compromise you may be labeled as stubborn, intolerant, even bigoted.  Oh my.

So why would anyone want to be known as uncompromising?  In the book I’m reading the answer is on page 1,871.  

I am reading the book of John right now.   I got to page 1,871 in my Life Application Bible and found a profile of John the Baptist.  The Life Application Bible has great bios of main people in the Bible where they tell their strengths and accomplishments, weaknesses, lessons from their life, contemporaries, and where you can find their story in the Bible.

Right there, on page 1,871 is John the Baptist’s profile.

Under ‘strengths and accomplishments,’ right after, known for his remarkable life-style, is one word:

UNCOMPROMISING

If you are familiar with John’s story at all you will recognize that this adjective is spot on.  After all, John lost his life and his head after he would not compromise in calling out Herod’s adultery and wickedness.  He made a life-long enemy by refusing to compromise and ultimately paid with his life.

So why would it be a good thing to be uncompromising and what sorts of things should we be uncompromising about?

Here’s a list:

  • We should be uncompromising in defending he truth of the Bible:  We should be uncompromising about the Word of God.  If we truly believe  that the Bible is the inerrant and inspired Word of God, then we should be uncompromising in defending it.  We should be uncompromising in standing up for it.  We should be uncompromising in our study of it.
  • We should be uncompromising in loving other people:  The Beatles sang all you need is love, but God is love.  The Bible says we can love others because God first loved us.  It doesn’t take too much of a deep thinker to realize that if we had more love in this world we would have less hate.  Yet often times we go out of our way to identify our differences and use those to cause divisions.   We should love each other with reckless abandon.  We should be uncompromising in our drive to see beyond the flaws of others.  We should see value in people because they are fallen from God’s grace just like we were and made in his image just like we are.
  • We should be uncompromising in telling the world about Jesus:  If we believe what Jesus said about being the way, the truth, and the light and no one could get to the Father without believing in the Son, then we need to be an uncompromising voice in the wilderness telling the world about Jesus.  If we are uncompromising in loving others, then how can we not share the hope of our salvation with them?   All too often we compromise, get too busy, and let another day go by without sharing the love of Christ with a world that desperately needs to know Jesus.

In many areas of life being uncompromising can be a bad thing.

However, there are some areas of your life and your faith where you need to have steadfast devotion to the everlasting principles of God.  Without these anchor points, we will find ourselves hopelessly adrift in society’s sea of changing principles.

I hope you will join me in becoming uncompromising.

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GASP! Am I a “Thorny Soil” Kind of Christian? http://www.wordsforthekingdom.com/thorns/ http://www.wordsforthekingdom.com/thorns/#comments Tue, 05 May 2015 12:31:48 +0000 Jesse Barnett http://www.wordsforthekingdom.com/?p=1406 When I was a kid I grew up with my best friend Todd.  He and I lived just down the street from each other.  My parents had 5 acres of land with a creek running through the middle and a lot of woods for a boy to explore.  Todd’s family had 10 acres of land, […]

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Do you allow your pursuits to hold you back from God's best?

When I was a kid I grew up with my best friend Todd.  He and I lived just down the street from each other.  My parents had 5 acres of land with a creek running through the middle and a lot of woods for a boy to explore.  Todd’s family had 10 acres of land, a pasture with horses, and best of all it had a swamp. No kidding, all that was missing was Shrek.

Todd and I roamed these fifteen acres of land usually wearing rubber boots and camouflage pants and carrying a bb gun, hatchet, or machete to hack our way through any obstacles we might encounter.  We must have been a formidable sight, although now that I look at the picture below I see that we looked like little old men.

Jess & Todd Kids

Looking back now I realize it was the best kind of childhood you could imagine.

On our treks through the woods we would often find ourselves conquering various types of fauna.  Being from the south kudzu was always present.  We would also find fallen trees, poison oak, vines to hang on, small saplings to chop down, and wild blackberry thickets.

Sticking, stabbing thorns

Worst of all were the saw briars.

Saw briars were thick green vines covered with thorns.  They blended into their surroundings and you usually wouldn’t see them until you felt the prick of the thorns through your pants leg.   Looking down, you would see this invasive weed wrapped around your feet and legs and stopping you from moving forward.

The only was to get free was to stop and gently extricate yourself from the vine and the grip of the thorns.

I bring all this up because a common parable took on new meaning for me.

Often times we can read a passage of scripture and only after the 479th time will something jump out at you.  This is what happened to me this week.

Jesus warned about thorns

He taught them many things by parables, and in his teaching said: “Listen! A farmer went out to sow his seed. As he was scattering the seed, some fell along the path, and the birds came and ate it up. Some fell on rocky places, where it did not have much soil. It sprang up quickly, because the soil was shallow.  But when the sun came up, the plants were scorched, and they withered because they had no root.  Other seed fell among thorns, which grew up and choked the plants, so that they did not bear grain.  Still other seed fell on good soil. It came up, grew and produced a crop, some multiplying thirty, some sixty, some a hundred times.”  (Mark 4:2-8)

The farmer sows the word.  Some people are like seed along the path, where the word is sown. As soon as they hear it, Satan comes and takes away the word that was sown in them.  Others, like seed sown on rocky places, hear the word and at once receive it with joy.  But since they have no root, they last only a short time. When trouble or persecution comes because of the word, they quickly fall away.  Still others, like seed sown among thorns, hear the word;  but the worries of this life, the deceitfulness of wealth and the desires for other things come in and choke the word, making it unfruitful.  Others, like seed sown on good soil, hear the word, accept it, and produce a crop—some thirty, some sixty, some a hundred times what was sown.” (Mark 4:14-20)

Perhaps, like me, you have read this parable many times.  I’ve heard countless messages preached from this text.  There is much truth to be mined from these words.  The usual explanation is that the Good News (or word or message) is told to four different types of people represented by four different types of soils.  The first is the hard ground where it can’t take root and is easily picked up.  The second is rocky soil where it takes root but doesn’t get established and quickly dies.  The third is the soil filled with thorns where the seeds can’t find a place to take root and therefore can’t grow.  The fourth is the good soil where the conditions are right for the seed to grow, take root, and produce fruit and a harvest the way the sower intended.

Again, you could write a book on the messages contained in these verses, but I’ll save that for later.

What are the thorns in my life?

This passage always seemed to be about a person going from lost to found.  Or to be more clear someone going from not knowing God to knowing God.  I thought this was a witnessing passage.  A message about a non-Christian becoming a Christian.

But that third type of scenario, the one with all the thorns, struck me differently this time.

I wondered if I am a Christian, who knows the Lord, and yet the thorns of this life choke out my worship and my work and leave me bankrupt of all that God wants to do in and through me.

I’ll say it again:  what if the thorns in my life of worry, pursuit of wealth, worry about what others people think, and other strong desires have a chokehold on me and keep me from being fruitful?

It’s a sobering thought, isn’t it?

Abide in me

In a different passage Jesus offers us another type of vine that we should stay connected with.  Consider John 15:5-8:

“I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing. If you do not remain in me, you are like a branch that is thrown away and withers; such branches are picked up, thrown into the fire and burned. If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you. This is to my Father’s glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples.

Where the thorns of life are always reaching out to grab us and the sharp points are constantly intruding on our lives with viciousness, the True Vine is different.

Jesus shows us that when we willingly connect to him, he will cause us to produce much fruit.  Unlike the thorns that hook us and don’t allow us to move forward and live profitable lives, the true vine is our sustainer.

We stay connected to the vine by reading the word of God, by praying and seeking God’s voice, by attempting to reconcile what we think with what God tells us.  We surround ourselves with other believers so that “iron can sharpen iron.”  We remember that it is God’s glory we should be seeking, not our own.

What are your thorns?

I would urge you to take some time to evaluate the thorns in your life.  Are you receiving the message that God is trying to give you or is your life so choked out with thorns that any message can’t get through?

What consumes you?  What are you worrying about and trying to achieve?  Do these things align with Jesus?  Is it possible to seek them out and still abide in Christ and allow him to guide and direct your path?

When I was a kid running through the woods I wouldn’t seek out the thorns, I was just trying to get to where I wanted to go.  It was only after I crashed into a thorny vine that I would know it was there.

For you and I it can be the exact same thing.  We are boldly going where we think we should go only to look down and realize that we are entangled in thorns.

Take a look at the thorns holding you back.  Make a concerted effort to rid yourself of these entanglements and stay firmly grafted into the true vine.

Let God sustain you in Christ and direct your growth.  Let God prune you and trim away the dead branches that will no longer produce fruit.  It may be painful at first, but it will help you get untangled and live the life that God is calling you to live.

 

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What if Everyday Was Valentine’s Day In Your Marriage? http://www.wordsforthekingdom.com/valentines-day-love/ http://www.wordsforthekingdom.com/valentines-day-love/#comments Thu, 12 Feb 2015 11:00:26 +0000 Jesse Barnett http://www.wordsforthekingdom.com/?p=1386 Every year around this time my wife says these words to me:   We don’t have to do anything special for Valentine’s Day.  You show me you love me every day, we don’t need a special day for that. While I know that this sentiment is sincere, this is dangerous territory for a man.  It […]

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Love is Valentine's Day Every Day

Every year around this time my wife says these words to me:

 

We don’t have to do anything special for Valentine’s Day.  You show me you love me every day, we don’t need a special day for that.

While I know that this sentiment is sincere, this is dangerous territory for a man.  It makes me nervous, like a pop quiz. This kind of statement is in the same family as these:

You don’t have to get me a gift for Christmas, I have plenty.

A toaster would make a wonderful gift, it’s something I’ve needed for a while now.

Potted roses are much better than cut roses. Then we can plant them and enjoy them year after year.

And my personal favorite:

Tell me if I start acting like my mother. (I actually saw this one on a metal sign at Hobby Lobby)

Now, most men I know don’t really know why these types of statements are dangerous, they just get a tingling feeling when they hear them that says, “I better pay attention to this, if I get it wrong, there will be trouble.”

You give these statements respect. Kind of like an elephant. They seem gentle and innocent enough, but you know they outweigh you by a couple of tons and have large tusks.

Who are these buffoons anyway?

If you go down the card aisle at your local store, you get a sense for why marriages and families are failing.  It seems that husbands are a bunch of buffoons that take their wives for granted for 364 days and then try to make up for it on Valentine’s Day with a six-dollar pop-up card.

Sorry fellas, this isn’t going to cut it.  You need a plan in place to show your wife how much she means to you and you can’t just devise it on February 13th.

You need to make loving your wife a yearlong process and a lifelong ambition.

How does your wife know you love her?

I’ve written before about discovering each other’s love language in a post titled 3 Ways to Keep the Love Tank Full.   It has been one of my most popular posts because it reaches a need that we all have.

We want to be loved in a way that feels genuine and authentic to us.  We want our spouse to show that they know what makes us tick and what we need to feel appreciated and loved.

If you have never read The Five Love Languages book by Gary Chapman, it is a must-read for anyone who wants to get serious about their relationship.  You can find out more about it here and take a quick online test to see what your love language is.

Think about your wife for a moment.  Do you know how she feels loved?  Do you know what makes her feel like you know how lucky you are to have her?  Do you show her each day in big and small ways why you are committed to her?

Relationships take work. Your wife should be a beautiful mystery to you that you want to study and solve and unlock. Keep in mind how you felt when you first started dating.  You kept trying to make her happy. You bought gifts, planned dates, cooked meals, changed her oil, washed her car, and helped in any way you could.


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Love her every day like you do on Valentine’s Day

Think about this for a moment.

When you stood with your wife before God and those witnesses and made a covenant with you to have and to hold until death do us part it was the most serious and somber thing you had ever done.

Yet we tend to take each other for granted as the years go by.

I challenge you to show your wife how much she means to you each day.  Make every day Valentine’s Day.  Use kind words that build up.   Think before you speak.  Do little things that you know she likes.

This is where love is cultivated and blossoms.  You alone should have the intimacy to know your wife’s secrets.   There are many metaphors in Song of Solomon that refer to your relationship as a garden.

A garden is manicured and well maintained. It is a place of sanctuary and rest.  It is filled with wonder and mystery.  There are paths to wander along, places of peace and rest, explosions of color and texture, and order amid chaos.

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could describe your marriage like this?


Think of one thing you can do the day after Valentine’s Day to show your wife what she means to you.  Now do that each day going forward.

 

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On Guard! 5 Ways to Protect Your Kids from the Bombardment of Technology http://www.wordsforthekingdom.com/technology-kids/ http://www.wordsforthekingdom.com/technology-kids/#comments Tue, 10 Feb 2015 08:45:14 +0000 Jesse Barnett http://www.wordsforthekingdom.com/?p=1360 Life can sneak up on you sometimes.  It has a way of flying by.  My sister was giving me a hard time the other day because I had written that I was in my mid-thirties.  She is nineteen months younger than me and she seemed to think that she was in her mid-thirties and I […]

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Life can sneak up on you sometimes.  It has a way of flying by.  My sister was giving me a hard time the other day because I had written that I was in my mid-thirties.  She is nineteen months younger than me and she seemed to think that she was in her mid-thirties and I was in my late thirties.

For me, the surprise is in having a daughter that is going to be 13 this year.  A teenager.  I may be in my mid-thirties, but I remember being a teenager.

I can remember holding my daughter in my hands when she was 6 pounds, 13 ounces.  Now, she is a beautiful young lady who is delicate and complicated.

As a dad, I want to protect my family.  It seems that protecting your kids can be increasingly difficult now.

We can no longer simply keep kids locked away from the world; we’ve actually invited the world into our homes.

The Christmas Technology Dilemma

This Christmas my daughter wanted an iPod touch.  She wanted to use it for games and apps and to text her friends.

I was really struggling with this.  I wanted her to be able to have this, but I also wanted to be able to control the flow of information into her mind and heart and soul.

By giving her access to a small computer, am I opening up the door to the corruption of her mind?  (I know, I know, I’m a paranoid dad!)

Technology

The contant bombardment of info

In World War II, there were an estimated 3.4 million tons of bombs dropped. Bombing the enemy was a relentless way to shake the foundations of the society and the military. Each bomb attacked and weakened the infrastructure and struck fear into the hearts of the besieged.

Technology is a constant presence in most kids’ lives (as it is in most adults, myself included.) We have no break from people; we are always on call. Technology entertains and teaches us, but it also can suck us in and keep us from building strong relationships with others.

We have information bombing us relentlessly through the form of news alerts, Facebook messages, emails, tweets, app updates, reminders to check on our fictitious game characters, etc.

Instead of choosing what content we want to view it is chosen for us and sent our way.

I am not against technology and the irony is not lost on me that as a writer and blogger, I need technology to spread my message. I use it often and I think it is very beneficial; however, I want to make sure in my own life and in my kids’ lives that I monitor what goes into my heart and mind.

Technology rules/guidelines

Here are a few things that we are trying in our house:

  • Limit daily screen time.  We set a limit on how much time can be spent on electronics each day.  When the time is up, the device goes away.
  • Have a device lockup time. We have a certain time at night when all devices are placed in our room for the night. It removes the temptation to do something you shouldn’t do.
  • Subscribe to social accounts.  If your kids are going to be on Facebook, Instagram, Tumblr, etc. make sure that you are on there with them. Keep an eye out for what they are involved in. Make sure that the dialogue there is uplifting and not detrimental. One of my biggest concerns as a dad to a daughter is that she will be bullied or made to feel less than the child of God she is by online bullies.
  • Encourage non-technology pursuits. Read a book, play a board game, build Legos, go outside!  Do something that doesn’t involve staring at a screen. It is amazing how kids can find their imagination when they have to. (This may force you to unplug as well.)
  • Be pursuers of information, not just consumers.  Decide what you want to have shape you. There are so many subliminal messages that we encounter each day. Choose what you are going to read and who you are going to follow. Better yet, put down your device and pick up a book that you want to read and dive in.

As parents, you must make sure to help your kids guard their hearts and minds.

Above all else, guard your heart,
    for everything you do flows from it.

Proverbs 4:23

It may be more difficult now to protect kids and guard what they are exposed to, but the consequences are too great to ignore.


How have you struggled with managing technology and its access in your home?  Please comment below.

 

 

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