Overcome Evil with Good

Brotherly Love As parents, we very often handle sibling conflicts “in the moment”.  While handling the difficulties that come along is certainly necessary, it can’t be the whole game plan.  Rather, we need to work towards developing an overarching home environment of others-focused love and peace-seeking.  We started the conversation here about how Romans 12 fleshes […]

The “Love Passage” for Siblings

The "Love Passage" for Siblings - What 1 Corinthians 13 means for brothers and sisters

 We often talk about love and wanting our children to love each other.  But what does “love” actually look like?  Are we talking about some warm fuzzy feelings? Or is love an intentional choice, an attitude, a purposeful reaction? Let’s examine a familiar passage about love and lay it out as it might look applied to […]

Outdo One Another in Showing Honor

We often hear about “sibling rivalry” or “sibling squabbles” and want to know how to manage those episodes.  And, let’s face it, those moments arise and those issues have to be addressed.  But the heat of the moment isn’t the best time to start talking about how we should relate to each other.  That would […]