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Category Archives: Spiritual Influence

eZine #39: Nurturing Your Child’s Faith

  My greatest longing as a parent is to see my kids love Jesus with all of their hearts. It's natural for us to want to pass things we love on...

Parenting: Part 2—Redefining Boredom

Boredom Creates Opportunities for Us and Our Children In my pursuit to change our response to the word “boredom” in our home, I continually find more benefits of unscheduled time, particularly in...

Parenting: Part 1—Redefining Boredom

Surprising Tools for Raising Successful Children by David McVety I can’t count the number of times that my wife, Melissa, and I have been so caught up in our hectic lives...

Parenting: What We Taught Our Kids at Christmas

I’m the out-spoken “Merry Christmas” guy in a world where it’s not politically correct. It’s my part of the fight. Though Season’s Greetings or Happy Holidays have all but replaced “Merry...

Dr. Dave Currie: What I Learned about Life from Climbing Mount Baker

Summiting Mt. Baker in early July this year was “epic” for me. That became our team’s catchword of the day. My adult children had decided to give my Mt. Baker dream...

Parenting: Building a Godly Home

Understanding Sweat Equity—Taking the Steps to Build a Godly Home As a young couple nearly thirty years ago, when we clearly had more time than money, we ventured into the ominous...

Parenting: Helping Kids Handle Peer Pressure

A Candid Q & A with Dr. Dave & Donalyn Currie “My son is entering Junior High this fall. How can I prepare him to withstand the negative influences that often...

Parenting: 3 Things Parents Should Never Withhold from Their Children

As I look back, I was at times a rather selfish and insecure parent. I was too often tempted, especially in the early years, to parent the children worrying about how...

eZine #21: Praying Together as a Couple

Praying Together The Benefits of Praying Together as a Couple Praying is something that we all know we “should” do. How often do we tell someone that we will pray for...

eZine #15: The Wonder of Jesus

The Magic of Jesus Christmas is over, the presents are all unwrapped and the decorations have started to look old and tired.   As amazing as the season can be, there are...

Parenting: The Ups and Downs of Summer Family Vacation

For most of us, we don’t get enough time together with those we love the most. Summer family vacations are designed to be great catch-up times to reconnect parents with kids....

Kids and Cash – Part 4 – With Tim Cestnick on Marriage Uncensored

Length (3:14) Kids and Cash - Part 4 - Dr. Dave and Christie discuss how to teach our kids to understand the value of money. Guest Tim Cestnick adds valuable insight...

Parenting: My 6 Greatest Joys in Being “Dad”

The truth is—my primary days of being “Dad” are over. Sure, I still hold the title and always will. But at best, I now only occupy a small place in my...