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An Urgent Message for Christian Believers

By Rob Rienow - 30th June 2015

Last week was a dramatic chapter in the history of our nation. Two supreme court rulings radically changed the moral, financial, and family foundations of our country. Please take...

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Food, Drink, and Your Family

By Rob Rienow - 17th June 2015

Sometimes too much is too much! In the book of Proverbs we are warned against drinking too much alcohol and eating too much food. These issues are rarely...

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Teaching Kids To Be “On Mission” with Money

By Rob Rienow - 5th March 2015

Are you teaching your kids to be “on mission” with their money? Many parents wait far too long before teaching their children the Christian principles of giving, providing,...

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Humbled…

By Rob Rienow - 31st December 2014

This post is not going to be polished or carefully edited…just from my heart to the screen… There is a list of things I said I would never...

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HELP! My Kids Are Going to the Church Service!

By Rob Rienow - 19th December 2014

With Christmas and New Year’s Day fast approaching, many churches take a break from their Sunday school and youth group ministries. This means that children who are normally...

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Awareness – By JD Rienow

By Rob Rienow - 6th December 2014

OK, proud dad moment here. My 12 year old son, JD, wrote this poem a couple of weeks ago about a little talked about Christian virtue – awareness....

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Could Your Home Be a Youth Outreach Center?

By Rob Rienow - 1st December 2014

I believe that one of the essential jobs of the local church is to equip Christian parents to take the lead in spiritually training their children. Passing faith...

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Chicagoland Parenting Seminar – October 18

By Rob Rienow - 7th October 2014

Friends in IL, Join me Saturday morning, October 18th, from 830-1000am in the CHAPEL at Wheaton Academy for a unique and encouraging Parent Seminar – “Your Family and God’s Plan...

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A Brief Reflection on Youth Ministry

By Rob Rienow - 20th September 2014

Here is something I have observed in many churches. Perhaps you have seen it too. Children grow up through our children’s ministries and they love it! They move...

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Dealing with “Heart Rebellion”

By Rob Rienow - 25th August 2014

Most of the time when we need to discipline our children, we are confronted with both an incorrect action and an incorrect attitude. Sometimes, however, we encounter a right...

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