Are adults the only ones who struggle with the issue of comparison? Nope. Are the stakes lower for kids when they compare themselves to others? Nope again. So, what are parents to do? Good news! We can be prepared to coach our kids, regardless of their ages, through the mine field of constant comparison. They don't have to find... Read More
Andy and I are in our sixth year of fostering. Newbies still, really. But, recently someone asked, “Considering all you’ve learned in foster care, what advice would you give new foster parents? Understatement alert! I’ve learned a lot. I’ve learned stuff about myself. Umm, I’m selfish. I’ve learned how much I love my clean and... Read More
. . . because sometimes we just need a seventeenth century Puritan prayer for our twenty-first century families. O sovereign Lord, Thou are the Creator-Father of all men, for thou hast made and dost support them; Thou art the special Father of those who know, love and honour thee, who find thy yoke easy, and... Read More
Every now and then you try a new recipe and it becomes a family favorite. As time passes, it becomes what you’re KNOWN for. That’s what this recipe is for me. Whether it’s family vacation, camping trips, or jointly throwing parties, this is the recipe that I’m most frequently asked to make. At Christmas, if... Read More
Written by my friend Chris Wills: This weekend, the five women in my couples small group decided to take a trip to Texas. Why Texas? Well, since I was born and bred there, I would ask, “Why not?” The truth is our favorite HGTV show, Fixer Upper, was having the huge grand opening of their... Read More
Sandra is a Georgia native and has lived in the Atlanta area since graduating from Georgia Tech in 1988. She married Andy that same year and they founded North Point Ministries in 1995. Sandra’s ministry passion is promoting foster care in the local church. Much of her time these days is spent in seminary classes though Dallas Theological Seminary, working on various writing projects, and continuing her involvement with Fostering Together – the foster care initiative at North Point Ministries.
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“For by grace you are saved through faith, and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God” (Eph. 2:8).