Walking our children through the Old Testament and showing how it all points to Jesus helps them understand why the birth of a baby boy in Bethlehem is such a big deal.
In our godly desire to keep our kids safe, have we also kept our children from following Jesus wherever he might lead them?
While a child's desire to get baptized is always an occasion to rejoice, it's important for parents to discern when is the right time to celebrate this important step in every Christian's life.
However you decide to lead your family this Halloween, chances are your kids will be jealous of what some of their friends get to do that they can't participate in. How can you respond with truth and love?
So often we forget this simple truth: God is a working God who created us to work. And the “us” means all of us, our grade school, middle school, and high school kids included.
None of the typical motivations against procrastination - good grades, money, better friendships - can compare to giving your kids’ tasks eternal significance.
I am going to fail my children in so many ways. I am going to sin against them every day. But – doesn’t that mean every day is full of opportunity?
Consider the time we spend planning our business versus the amount of time we spend planning our marriage.
If we’re honest, we would save our kids if we could. But we can’t. Only God can call their names.
What should parents do if they feel their children are not welcome in their Missional Community?
Have you ever felt like you tell your children the same truths over and over, with no change? So have I. But I'll tell my daughter the gospel a million times if that's what it takes.
Want to study the Bible and have accountability, but don't know how to make it work with kids? Here are a few ideas.
Most guys fail to parent their children well because they don’t know how to parent themselves.
My biggest advice bringing a child from hard places home is to know that this is a journey.
The Family Meal is less like a Sunday School class that happens to meet in a home and more like a gathering of extended family over food. And kids are welcome!
To be sure, mothers do make sacrifices for their children in a thousand little ways each day. But we have to define and evaluate these things with an eternal perspective.
The best way to ground young people in the Word and to empower them for future ministry is to involve them in a mission-based youth group.
No one is better positioned or equipped to share the gospel with a child than his or her mom and dad.