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I Want My Child to Be an ‘Alien’
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.
A List of Scriptures 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.
Talking to Your Kids About Transgender Issues
Your kids will encounter this issue someday. How will you handle their questions?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Making Your Home a Hub of Faith
Ideas for creating a gravitational pull that brings family members closer to each other and to God.
3 Ways to Bring Your Children to Jesus
While we should strive to be a godly example by the way we live, we must be proactive in teaching our children about God.
5 Important Scriptures for My Family
My desire is to incorporate these truths into the fabric of my family’s values.
Why Do So Many Kids Leave the Church?
Too many kids grow up seeing their parents endorsing one thing and living out another.
Faking Faith … for 18 Years
Jessica Thompson learned that being a good kid doesn’t equal being a Christian.
Books to Read to Your Family
Here are a few Bibles and works of Christian literature that my family enjoys reading together.
Helping Your Children Know Their Gifts
Your job is to help your children grow into the adults God intended them to be.
Capturing the Memories and Lessons of Your Family’s Year
I lost my dad recently. He was the first really close person that I had lost, and the emotions of it all continue to be excruciating. I’ve gone through cycles…
Are You Blessing Your Children?
A parent can influence children to become who God created them to be—not by manipulation or force but by watering the seeds God has planted.
Giving Our Children a Clearer Picture of God
God’s grace serves as the self-healing mechanism for our inadequate lenses when we fail at love, forgiveness, and grace itself.
Teaching Children to Value All People
Christians share a common identity in Christ, which takes precedence over ethnicity and every other difference that tends to divide us.
What Makes a Child Truly Great
Parents are often driven by a desire to raise children who are “successful.” But how do you measure success?
Parenting Is a Mission of Mercy
In every moment of parenting, the wise heavenly Father is working on everybody in the room.
Its Up to Parents to Teach Children Gods Word
Accepting the responsibility of teaching the Bible in your home will equip your kids to live by it when they are grown.
Three Powerful Dynamics of a Mission Minded Family
God will help you focus your family toward making a strong impact for His kingdom.