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Raising Christian Kids

Raising Christian Kids

Raising Christian Kids podcast is for parents, grandparents, teachers, ministry leaders, and all who are raising the next generation to have a strong foundation in Jesus. Lee Ann Mancini’s episodes will educate and empower you to be the best spiritual leader for your child.

Episodes

  • What Is the Progressive Church Teaching? What Is the Progressive Church Teaching? Play in Edifi Player

    What Is the Progressive Church Teaching?

    Episode 29  How does one become a progressive Christian?  Bethel Congregational United Church of Christ – sounds like a wonderful Christian church. They are, after all, united in Christ. They state, “in keeping up our ‘reformed and reforming’ identity, we have embraced a movement that began in 2006 called Progressive Christianity. We don’t believe the […] The post [What Is the Progressive Church Teaching?](https://leeannmancini.com /what-is-the-progressive-church-teaching/) appeared first on …

  • Will Homeschooling Become Illegal? Will Homeschooling Become Illegal? Play in Edifi Player

    Will Homeschooling Become Illegal?

    Episode 28 Do you homeschool your child? Elizabeth Bartholet, faculty director of the Child Advocacy Program at Harvard Law School, wants to take our rights away as parents to homeschool our children. She believes homeschooling lacks regulation and poses a threat to children and society. As parents, we have the right to raise our children […] The post [Will Homeschooling Become Illegal?](https://leeannmancini.com/will- homeschooling-become-illegal/) appeared first on [Lee Ann Mancini, Author, …

  • How Can the Church Help Parents Raise Strong Christian Children? How Can the Church Help Parents Raise Strong Christian Children? Play in Edifi Player

    How Can the Church Help Parents Raise Strong Christian Children?

    Episode 27 Children are Christianity’s greatest resources! Why aren’t there more sermons on raising Christian children? Are we like the disciples that felt children were a nuisance? Maybe we view children through our own childhood eyes. As a child, all you really want to do is play and have fun as long as your needs […] The post [How Can the Church Help Parents Raise Strong Christian Children?](https://leeannmancini.com/how-can-the-church-help-parents-raise- strong-christian-children/) appeared …

  • Christmas Message Christmas Message Play in Edifi Player

    Christmas Message

    MERRY CHRISTMAS! The post [Christmas Message](https://leeannmancini.com/christmas-message/) appeared first on [Lee Ann Mancini, Author, Producer, Podcaster](https://leeannmancini.com).

  • What is the Best Gift You Can Give Your Child? What is the Best Gift You Can Give Your Child? Play in Edifi Player

    What is the Best Gift You Can Give Your Child?

    Episode 26 Jesus said it is better to give than to receive! God gave the most precious gift of all- his one and only son. No greater gift has ever been given or received. Here are some ways your children can give to others and, by doing so, transform their hearts so they will desire […] The post [What is the Best Gift You Can Give Your Child?](https://leeannmancini.com/what-is-the-best-gift-you-can-give-your- child/) appeared first on [Lee Ann Mancini, Author, Producer, …

  • When Your Child Asks You if Miracles Are Real When Your Child Asks You if Miracles Are Real Play in Edifi Player

    When Your Child Asks You if Miracles Are Real

    Episode 25 Mom, are miracles real? A miracle is known to be an event that cannot be explained by natural or scientific laws and is considered to be the work of God. But, a miracle is not necessarily a violation of the laws of nature or science, because God could easily use the laws of […] The post [When Your Child Asks You if Miracles Are Real](https://leeannmancini.com/when-your-child-asks-you-if-miracles-are- real/) appeared first on [Lee Ann Mancini, Author, Producer, …

  • Can You Have Fun With Hanukkah While Teaching an Important Lesson? Can You Have Fun With Hanukkah While Teaching an Important Lesson? Play in Edifi Player

    Can You Have Fun With Hanukkah While Teaching an Important Lesson?

    Episode 24 Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights! The eight-day, 2,000-year-old holiday, also called the Festival of Lights, celebrates God’s glory, an ancient victory of the Jews over their enemies, and the freedom Jews enjoy today. The story of Hanukkah begins in strife. Antiochus, a Greek who was king of Syria, marched with an army of […] The post [Can You Have Fun With Hanukkah While Teaching an Important Lesson?](https://leeannmancini.com/can-you-have-fun-with-hanukkah-while- …

  • Teaching Your Child That Life’s Not Fair, but God is! Teaching Your Child That Life’s Not Fair, but God is! Play in Edifi Player

    Teaching Your Child That Life’s Not Fair, but God is!

    Episode 23 What do you do when your child questions why bad things happen to good people? It’s easier to understand why the evil guy gets his just reward in a movie, but many wonder why when the good guy suffers. Children need to learn early that life is not fair. Teaching them this concept […] The post [Teaching Your Child That Life’s Not Fair, but God is!](https://leeannmancini.com/teaching-your-child-that-lifes-not-fair-but- god-is/) appeared first on [Lee Ann Mancini, Author, Producer, …

  • Managing Media Madness Managing Media Madness Play in Edifi Player

    Managing Media Madness

    Episode 22 Do you find yourself always looking at your phone? The average person spends 12 hours a day in front of their screen. Children under the age of two should not have any screen time, or, at the very least, a limited amount of screen time. Studies indicate the more screen time children have, the […] The post [Managing Media Madness](https://leeannmancini.com/managing-media- madness/) appeared first on [Lee Ann Mancini, Author, Producer, Podcaster](https://leeannmancini.com).

  • Teaching Children to be Thankful Teaching Children to be Thankful Play in Edifi Player

    Teaching Children to be Thankful

    Episode 21  A lot has changed since the Pilgrims sailed in on the May Flower in 1621… The Native Americans owned the land that the Pilgrims landed on, and they fed the Pilgrims during the cold winter because they had no food. The Native Americans taught the Pilgrims how to hunt animals and plant crops […] The post [Teaching Children to be Thankful](https://leeannmancini.com /teaching-children-to-be-thankful/) appeared first on [Lee Ann Mancini, Author, Producer, …

  • Teaching Children to Become Critical Thinkers Teaching Children to Become Critical Thinkers Play in Edifi Player

    Teaching Children to Become Critical Thinkers

    Episode 20 Children should receive a platonic education, which would allow them to become critical thinkers! Our children will be the future leaders in our government. It goes without saying that our government needs more Christian leaders and lawmakers who have the courage to stand up against what is spiritually, socially, politically, and economically wrong with […] The post [Teaching Children to Become Critical Thinkers](https://leeannmancini.com/teaching-children-to-become-critical- …

  • Devotional Time and Teaching About the Holy Spirit Devotional Time and Teaching About the Holy Spirit Play in Edifi Player

    Devotional Time and Teaching About the Holy Spirit

    Episode 19 Do you have devotional time with your child? Ensure a set time for family worship, reading of the Bible, and devotional time. I learned a great deal about Jesus from my children as they grew to love and trust him. You also get a greater understanding of the sense of humility while parenting, […] The post [Devotional Time and Teaching About the Holy Spirit](https://leeannmancini.com/devotional-time-and-teaching-about-the-holy- spirit/) appeared first on [Lee Ann Mancini, Author, …

  • Tips to Help Your Child Mirror the Characteristics of Jesus Tips to Help Your Child Mirror the Characteristics of Jesus Play in Edifi Player

    Tips to Help Your Child Mirror the Characteristics of Jesus

    Episode 18 Most children begin to understand abstract concepts around the age of five! I believe babies should be dedicated to the Lord during infant baptism and later baptized again when they fully understand their baptisms meaning. After all, that is the day that symbolizes their birth into eternal life. Teach your child to rebuke […] The post [Tips to Help Your Child Mirror the Characteristics of Jesus](https://leeannmancini.com/tips-to-help-your-child-the-characteristics- of-jesus/) …

  • Playtime- Is it Really About Playing? Playtime- Is it Really About Playing? Play in Edifi Player

    Playtime- Is it Really About Playing?

    Episode 17 Playtime and games can reinforce biblical concepts! Children need to become successful in their spiritual walk. It is also important for them to gain academic, financial, athletic, and social success. Some ideas on helping you to engage with your child and incorporate biblical concepts during playtime. If you can, have a playroom that […] The post [Playtime- Is it Really About Playing?](https://leeannmancini.com /playtime-is-it-really-about-playing/) appeared first on [Lee Ann …