My desire is to incorporate these truths into the fabric of my family’s values.
Kids need to know they're loved, but they also need hope. Sally Lloyd-Jones tells how her book, "Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing," invites children to see what God says about them, His true masterpieces.
Sally Lloyd-Jones recalls how her father sent her off to boarding school with the words of Joshua 1, "Be strong and very courageous."
Can thankfulness be taught? Barbara Rainey encourages parents to intentionally cultivate gratefulness in their families.
Whether you realize it or not, you're building a memory bank for your children. Barbara Rainey tells why remembering all God has done for us is so important.
November is the month for thankfulness. But it shouldn't stop there. Barbara Rainey encourages listeners to practice thankfulness all year long.
How the high school coach of NBA star LeBron James teaches his players about the value of serving others.
Is technology use fostering a sense of entitlement and discontent in our teens? Youth expert Dr. Kathy Koch explains that our youth are wired to expect choices, so decision making is harder.
Dr. Kathy Koch, author of "Screens and Teens" talks about the emotional needs of teens, and explains how technology is affecting and fulfilling those needs.
How is screen time affecting your kids? Youth expert Dr. Kathy Koch examines how technology is shaping the way our kids think. Dr. Koch encourages parents to monitor their children's technology use.
Dr. Den Trumbull and Dr. Michelle Cretella give parents some sound advice for settling down little ones at bedtime.
What does it take to be a spiritually healthy parent? Michelle Anthony talks about six different dysfunctional parenting styles moms and dads often default to, like micromanaging or being critical.
When it comes to your home, is God in charge? Author Michelle Anthony reminds us that being healthy doesn't mean being perfect, but rather means letting God be the Lord of our hearts and homes.
Bishop Aaron Blake was not prepared for the chat he had with a 15-year-old boy named Melvin who was in the foster care system. What followed took Bishop Blake and his wife on a journey they never expected.
Romanian-born with no legs, Jen Bricker found a loving family in the home of Gerald and Sharon Bricker. The Brickers encouraged her to try whatever she wanted to-including gymnastics. Jen shares her story.
We need to help our kids carefully discern good from evil without developing hearts that condemn others.
Are you helping your children have a kingdom mindset? Ken Hemphill points out the characteristics that set some parents apart as teachers of godliness.
Ken Hemphill talks about raising children who are spiritually grounded. Find out what the real key is to raising godly children.
Too many kids grow up seeing their parents endorsing one thing and living out another.
Jessica Thompson learned that being a good kid doesn’t equal being a Christian.
Jessica Thompson knew deep down she wasn't a Christian. Her mother, Elyse Fitzpatrick, was clueless. Jessica tells how her life began to change when God's love finally pierced her heart.
Pastor Brian Borgman shares how he and his wife came to adopt their son Alex. While adoption is a blessing to all involved, it also requires perseverance and many sacrifices.
Pastor Brian Borgman talks about the little boy, Alex, they would eventually provide care for, and the challenges of parenting a child who has known nothing but neglect.
Answer these questions with honesty, humility, and dependence on God's power.
Here are a few Bibles and works of Christian literature that my family enjoys reading together.
Your job is to help your children grow into the adults God intended them to be.
If the pastor has a good relationship with God, then his children must as well. Not necessarily. Barnabas Piper talks about the spiritual challenges he faced growing up as the son of John Piper.
Pastors' kids are just like other kids. But the environment they're in is more intense. Barnabas Piper, talks about the pressure and challenges he's experienced being a pastor's kid.
When Kay Wills Wyma asked her son to clean his room and he replied that it was her job, she knew something had to change. Kay and her husband began a 12-month experiment with their five children.
Kay Wills Wyma decided to end the entitlement attitude she saw in her children by kicking off a one-year experiment in her home that would reward her kids for household chores.