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Temper Tantrums Resolution

Good morning, Five Minute Families. Thank you for joining us this morning as we conclude this short two-part devotional on temper tantrums. Last week we discussed where tantrums might be coming from, for family members of all ages, as well as how to get through the tantrum itself. Today, we want to discuss life after… Continue Reading

Temper Tantrums

Good morning, Five Minute Families. We are instructed in God’s word to live life in a “one anothering” way – to love one another, to forgive one another, to encourage one another, and so many more. The two words “one another” are used approximately 100 times in the Bible. Variations of it abound in Scripture… Continue Reading

Romans Essentials of Faith – Revival

Good morning, Five Minute Families. We are closing out our series that focuses in on four essential truths found in Romans. We have discussed God’s righteousness, His redemption, His resources available to us as individuals and to us as families, and now we will close this series discussing revival. In Romans we learn about Israel’s… Continue Reading

Romans Essentials of Faith – Resources Part 2

Good morning, Five Minute Families. Last week we discussed how in Romans the Lord gives us sometimes unconventional resources we need to live righteous and redeemed lives, but since recording it, Kim and I really felt that we needed to add a second part and be more detailed about how a family together can utilize… Continue Reading

Romans Essentials of Faith – Resources Part 1

Good morning, Five Minute Families. How has the beginning of spring been treating you? The longer days, the warmer air, the buds showing up. There is something about the revival that spring brings, allowing us to take a deep, refreshing breath, and say, “ok, Lord, lead me into the next steps.” And, that is exactly… Continue Reading

Romans Essentials of Faith – Redemption

Good morning, Five Minute Families. We are back in our series about four essentials of faith that we can see deeply defined in the book of Romans. Two weeks ago we began with righteousness, and we walked down the ‘Romans road’ together. This week we are exploring the concept of redemption. Once we are justified… Continue Reading

Romans Essentials of Faith – Righteousness

Good morning, Five Minute Families. Weather patterns across the US have been crazy with late spring-like weather mere hours before freezing temperatures and a blanket of snow. Memes abounded last week about the “spring of deception” or “third winter.” Our scheduled plans had to change yet again to accommodate something we cannot control. Part of… Continue Reading

Christian Family Identity

Good morning, Five Minute Families. We are Jim and Kim Nestle with Clear View Retreat, a family retreat ministry that reaches out to families in both the ‘storms’ and ‘norms’ of life. We are thankful that you have joined us today as we discuss the Christian family’s identity. Please note that when we speak about… Continue Reading

1 Corinthians 13:7

Good morning, Five Minute Families. We have all heard the love verses. Even people who do not attend church are likely familiar with the “Love is patient. Love is kind” beginning of 1 Corinthians 13:4. We’ve discussed the types of love here on Five Minute Family before, so that isn’t where we are hitting on… Continue Reading

Fasting – Trust

Good morning, Five Minute Families. Today we are finishing our series on fasting. We are to the T in our FAST acronym: F – First things first, A – accountability, S – satisfaction, and T – trust. A few questions to kick us off: Would you trust God if you have your life threatened? To… Continue Reading

Fasting – Satisfaction

Good morning, Five Minute Families. How is your fasting as a family going? Today is our third in the series on fasting. We are using the FAST acronym to discuss this spiritual practice. F – First things first, A – accountability, S – satisfaction, and T – trust. Today is about satisfaction, specifically finding our… Continue Reading

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