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How God’s Attributes Relate to Your Wall

How God’s Attributes Relate to Your Wall

      You’ll read throughout this website – and throughout the book Walls – that Walls are unhealthy mindsets that keep us from living life as God intended. Beyond that mindset, it’s important to remember that this unhealthy belief system is really grounded in a misunderstanding of who God is. To understand Walls, then,

Making the Most of Christmas – With Tim Smith

Making the Most of Christmas – With Tim Smith

Ryan recently sat down for a Skype conversation with “Parenting Coach” and friend Tim Smith, the author of 52 Creative Family Time Experiences.  We talked about some simple ways to make Christmas more meaningful with your kids.  Enjoy!  

Talking to Kids About Tragedy

Talking to Kids About Tragedy

  Newton, Connecticut. Boston, Massachusetts.  West, Texas.  Moore, Oklahoma. Recent tragedies have  broken our hearts as so many others before, but some of these have been different. They invaded the lives of young children – little ones that looked a lot like our little ones. And because there were children involved, our kids are going

Image of God at the Kitchen Table

Image of God at the Kitchen Table

“Tonight, we’ll face the math homework again. And it would be easy to think that focusing on the image of God means my daughter and I should skip it and just go read the Bible for a while. But that would be a mistake. Not reading the Bible, but thinking that imaging God has nothing

Online Tools To Help You Discover God’s Promises

Online Tools To Help You Discover God’s Promises

If you’ve read the book Walls, you already know how important it is to discover, choose, and share the promises of God.  They are the “secret weapons” that get you past any Wall you might encounter!  As you discover the Wall that seems to be the primary challenge in your life right now, consider the following tools to

Resources built by the church, for the church

Resources built by the church, for the church

Resources Built With You in Mind Decades of combined experience came together to provide both churches and families theologically sound resources. Here is a quick summary of what we can offer you and your church: 1. Walls, Why Everybody is Stuck (and nobody has to be) Ryan Rush and Tyndale House Publisher’s 2011 book that

D6 2012: What a Great Conference!

D6 2012: What a Great Conference!

As a part of the D6 Conference in Frisco, Texas September 26-28, Ryan and the entire Faith Breakthroughs Team had the privilege of connecting with hundreds of people who are also passionate about raising spiritual champions.  Over 3,000 attendees walked away with a better understanding of how Walls can hinder the natural development of our

Purity in Your Family

Purity in Your Family

This is a guest post written by Jeremy Hall, Student Pastor at Bannockburn Baptist Church. Purity in My Family As a parent, the issue of purity is always present in my mind because it is my heart’s desire to see my children live a life of purity. I have seen the consequences of impurity in