Author Archives: ChristineWelker

About ChristineWelker

Christine Welker is the Children's Pastor at Lake Stevens Assembly of God in Lake Stevens Washington. Together with her husband, she ministers to children and their parents. They have three daughters and believe in the spiritual health of the whole family in addition to fostering the spiritual growth of children.

Santa or Jesus?

It’s that time of year again. The time of year where we buy tons of gifts, eat too much food, spend time with family, look at Christmas lights, and pay a visit to the crazy mall to grab those adorable family … Continue reading

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Letting Go

Last night at the dinner table my husband and I were having a discussion about our soon to be Kindergartener. My husband was concerned about how the other kid’s at school would treat her. Would they pick on her? Would … Continue reading

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Road Trip

If you have ever gone on a road trip with children for more than an hour then you will have undoubtedly experienced you share of Are we there yet? He’s looking at me, and  I have to go to the … Continue reading

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Mirror, Mirror

I read an article recently written by a mother who was concerned about how her poor self-esteem was impacting her young daughter. I thought this was interesting because how often do we as women pick apart our bodies and don’t … Continue reading

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Parenting that Ends

  I recently spoke with a parent of adult children who claimed that since their children were grown up now, they have taught them all they can teach them. I have to say that I don’t agree with this mentality … Continue reading

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The Changing Game

Recently my husband and I sold our home. This was our first house, we brought both our daughters home from the hospital in this house, and started our lives together there. As you could imagine there were so many memories … Continue reading

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Perfectly Imperfect

I was born the eldest child in my family. Being the eldest meant that I often got handed the most responsibility out of my two younger siblings, it meant that I got to do things before them, and it meant … Continue reading

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