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Teach Your Children to Bless: An Interview with Rachael Carman

Vol. 98, Prg. 16–20
July 12–16, 2010

"You’re SO smart!” Do you ever catch your children saying one thing but projecting an entirely different message with their tone of voice? This week on the program, Rachael Carman joins host Mike Smith to give you practical steps to encourage your children to consider the language they use and to speak with words that uplift! Learn how to use “bless” as an acrostic to teach your children godly speech.

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Not “Just” Words
Curb the Culture of Cursing
Say Something
Speech that Blesses
How You Say What You Say

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Rachael CarmanRachael Carman

Rachael Carman is a wife and mother and she is passionate about both roles. Married for 23 years, she and her husband, Davis, have been blessed with seven children ranging in age from 6 to 19. Rachael has served on the board of North Carolinians for Home Education since 2002. In 2003, she started Real Refreshment Retreats for homeschool moms. In 2005, Focus on the Family published Rachael’s book, Soundbites from Heaven—What God Wants Us to Hear When We Talk To Our Kids.

Rachael has enjoyed speaking and encouraging homeschool groups for over 10 years. She is quick to admit her many imperfections and to share stories that highlight her shortcomings and the redemptive hand of Jesus Christ. It is her heart’s desire to become all God has planned for her to be for His glory.

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