The View From Here - The Blog of Jeff & Debby


Welcome to our blog!

Having spent the last 30 years as road warriors in the ministry, working with a variety of ages and denominations across the country and around the world, we've gained a unique perspective on marriage, family, church, & ministry. We'll share some of those here, and we'll also use this space to update you on the latest news about our ministry and family. If you're here to look for posts on specific subjects, just click on one of the categories or tags listed. We'd love for you to follow our posts through our RSS feed and, if you would be so kind, please share anything you think is worthy!

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How To Calm Down Your Child

You’re having wonderful family time together when suddenly you notice the first signs of your young child heading towards a meltdown. The dread sets in as you steel yourself for the drama about to unfold. Your mind starts to race, “What in the world is the problem? Really, right now? How embarrassing. Which random thing am I going to try that might make them calm down?” The little one’s silent tears begin and you gently try to start soothing them by saying, “Oh honey, it’s okay, stop crying…” And the silent tears become very. loud. wails.

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Mother's Day Events 2018

Make this Mother’s Day memorable by gifting her with a fun and inspiring event. Flowers, brunch, and a card are excellent gifts, but if you’re looking for something a little different this year, check out these 30 events!

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