My kids need to grow up with the knowledge that I require a Savior just as much as they do.
Asking Forgiveness From My Kids … Again
8 Suggestions for Talking to Your Kids About Mass Shootings
Talking to my kids about shootings doesn’t come easily—how do I answer questions about things I don’t understand myself?
Gender-Neutral Parenting Isn’t for Me
My husband and I are raising our daughters to identify with who God designed them to be, embrace the characteristics He gave them, and develop confidence in the goodness of their Maker.
Why Your Relationship With Your Child Matters
You have the privilege of growing a child who knows the love of God personally and knows how to love people well.
Would You Say Yes to Becoming an “Instant Family”?
Is foster care messy? Of course. Is it worth it? Absolutely.
Investing Time With Your Children: The Challenge of 936 Pennies
The time we have with our children before they enter into adulthood is limited. We have a responsibility to use it well, with a heart of wisdom.
Your Most Important Job as a Parent
Teachable moments are opportunities for us to imprint God’s values on the next generation.
What I Wish Drew Brees Had Whispered to His Boys
I want more for Drew Brees and his sons than just what they can earn. And Jesus offers more.
God Used a Parakeet to Love Our Daughter
Of all the stories about raising six children we’ve told over the years, this is probably our favorite.
My Son Was Addicted to a Smartphone
The patterns I saw in my child’s behavior opened my eyes to the damage my phone had done.
I Want My Child to Be an ‘Alien’
Helping a child understand this world is not our home.
Parenting Is Not About Raising Well-Behaved Kids
If you view your kids as sinners who need salvation, you’ll see parenting as a rescue mission.
Verses From The Book Of Proverbs To Teach Your Children
These verses can become the centerpiece of kitchen table discussions and a tour guide for difficult conversations.
50 Things You Can Say to Make Your Child Feel Great
A list for parents who want their children to know their love and God’s love.
A Surprising Antidote for Sibling Rivalry
Teaching your children to help others is a lifetime gift to them and to everyone they encounter.
Q&A: How do I stop my child from cursing and using inappropriate speech?
Don’t ever think that training your child’s language is in vain.
3 Truths We Need to Teach Our Kids About Being Satisfied
Filling our hearts and minds with the things of God will quench the hunger that the world cannot.
Talking to Your Kids About Transgender Issues
Your kids will encounter this issue someday. How will you handle their questions?
Teaching Children About Having A Heart That Follows God
Here’s a ‘game’ I developed to help my kids understand spiritual priorities as they begin to face the pressures and temptations of their world.
Training Our Children to Pray
Rather than only teaching them simple prayers they can memorize and recite, we need to intentionally educate our children about what prayer should look like.
5 Reasons to Make Family Worship a Priority
The practice of family worship is a crucial discipline for spiritually healthy families.
5 Ways My Parents Shaped My Spiritual Life
My parents showed me how to walk as a believer and honor Christ in all things.
4 Reasons You Should Intentionally Disciple Your Children
If you don’t shape your children, with God’s help, the world will.
Helping Your Children Put Their Trust in Christ
Your calling as a parent is to model a faith that is authentic and strong.
Keeping Your Family Stable in an Unstable World
Four practical suggestions for facing uncertain times with faith and courage.
Raising Kids in an ‘Anything Goes’ Culture
In the minds of most teenagers, there is no universal standard for sexual morality of absolutes beyond a person’s own view as to what makes sexual activity right or wrong.
A Safe House Begins With You
Your love for your child should define your relationship—just as God’s love defines His relationship with us as His children.
2 Simple Ways to Teach Respect to Young Children
Training preschoolers can be overwhelming, but starting small will build a strong foundation for more lessons to come.
Pointing Your Children to God When They Fall
As much as we hate it, our children lose control, make poor choices, and deal with shame, grief, and remorse. That’s when they need you the most.
10 Ideas to Challenge Your Teenage Son to Make His Faith His Own
Here are a few steps you can take to create the right environment for your son to grow in his faith while he’s still living in your home.