A Great Advent Devotional for your Family: Prepare Him Room by Marty Machowski

Burk Parsons tweeted something yesterday that deepened my resolve to examine our parenting around this time of year:

Of course, its easy to turn something like this into a massive guilt trip and throw yourself into a legalistic, law-based mindset about Jesus-centeredness during advent, but my heart is indeed to show my kids Jesus, and it is impossible to escape Santa this time of year. What to do?

Prepare Him Room: Celebrating the Birth of Jesus Family DevotionalIt is difficult (though worth it) to craft a daily devotional for my wife and kids to make sure we keep our focus grounded. However, there is also the option of using a devotional someone else has created.

Marty Machowski has created a wonderful resource for us in Prepare Him Room: Celebrating the Birth of Jesus. My family is using it this season, and I love it. [Continue reading]