By: Andrés Villamil
As children of God, we have the privilege of extending His kingdom. This call gives us the opportunity to serve and get to know an infinite number of people. We hear many testimonies and are edified by so many stories. However, there is a big “little world” where miracles also happen and the message is imparted and treasured with innocence and a fervent faith in every heart.
This world is a lot bigger than what we imagine. In it, there are hearts that desire the presence of God. This is something we witness every weekend when we are with them. Their passion to seek Him is contagious and moves any adult that is present in the world of kids.
A CHILD, A BIG MIRACLE
One of the most beautiful stories in the BIble, one of my favorites, speaks of one of those little ones. Some translations refer to him as the “little boy”, who was a part of one of the greatest miracles remembered by everyone: the feeding of the five...
How many parents long to raise children who transform the world for God? Susanna Wesley did just that as the mother of John and Charles Wesley, two men used by God to change the world.
How did she do it?
She took responsibility to EDUCATE her children.
It took her more than 20 years raise her 19 kids! At the time, it was not common for women to receive education, but Susanna did not allow herself to be led by what the world did. She decided to educate all 19 of her sons and daughters. Today, she is recognized as the founder of what is known as Homeschool. Her main focus was to teach her children to love God above all things.
I believe that we fulfill our mission as parents when we teach our children to love God with all their heart. In regards to this Susanna said, “Lord, here are the children You gave me. Not one was lost because of my bad example, or because I neglected to impart the truth in their first years. I...