Remember

At the end of every year, I commit myself to a time of prayer to discern a word from the Lord to focus on in the coming year. I find that word can sustain and act as a guiding light for me as an individual, Kim and I as a couple, and even for OneHope.  […]

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Why God’s Word?

At OneHope, we’re moving forward full speed ahead in 2022 to share God’s Word with 136 million children and youth. I’m thankful to lead OneHope strategically and continue the ministry created after my dad received a God-given vision years ago. The ministry’s motto – God’s Word. Every Child. – is more than a catchy phrase; […]

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God, What’s Next?

I’ve learned so much from my dad and the way he’s living out a missional life. In the 1980s, my dad ran the largest foreign language Christian publisher in the world. Most of the time the books were given away as part of missions efforts. He began to dream and strategize to shift the model […]

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Three Things to Leave Behind in 2021

We’ve been through various collective, societal experiences this year, including the continued effects of a pandemic, global supply chain issues, and what they’re calling the ‘Great Resignation’.  Cultural reality is constantly shifting. To accommodate, we must leave behind mindsets and habits that hinder us from moving forward and revise long-standing routines, or risk becoming burnt […]

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Carrying Jesus into a New Season

I love the days leading up to Christmas. Visiting family, enjoying great food, and seeing the anticipation for Christmas grow in my grandchildren are a few of my favorite things about this time of year. However, what I enjoy most is the celebration centered around Christ’s birth – starting with the Advent season.  Traditionally celebrated […]

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God’s Commands and Creative Discipline

Tena Stone is OneHope’s Vice President of Training and Research Initiatives. I’ve invited her to share her unique perspective on Christian parenting.  God’s commands are important and the fear (awe, respect) of the Lord is the beginning of teaching a child wisdom.  The 10 Commandments include a few very important ones for children. Children are […]

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