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Jul 01, 2022 08:00am

First Corinthians 13 for Dads by Birth or Influence.

Love is a father who takes care of his family lovingly, physically, mentally, spiritually, biblically, and sacrificially.

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May 09, 2022 08:00am

Mother’s Day Memories and Regrets

Just because they’re adult children doesn’t mean they don’t need godly discipline, guidance, and redirection.

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May 08, 2022 08:00am

Do I Have What it Takes?

As Mother’s Day approaches, remember that God’s grace is sufficient no matter how hard the day may be.

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Jan 02, 2022 08:00am

When a Father Abandons His Family

When you accept God’s offer of forgiveness, freedom replaces pain.

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Oct 21, 2021 08:00am

A Message Worth Repeating

The world entices with wrong messages, but only one bears repeating.

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Oct 20, 2021 08:00am

5 Plans for Parent Fails

It’s one of those times you want to put the hateful words back in your mouth.

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Aug 12, 2021 08:00am

The Power of Family – Part 3

Do you limit how much control God truly has on your life?

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Jul 26, 2021 08:00am

A Christian Father From a Daughter’s Perspective

Never forget, parents, that you are your children’s most powerful influence.

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Jun 28, 2021 15:25pm

The Power of a Family – Part Two

Parents, your children are watching closely, and they will pick up on your value system.

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May 17, 2021 18:00pm

Gentleness: Fight Fire with Water

Teach your people strategies to help them cope with their own anger, and practice ways to react gently.

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May 09, 2021 08:00am

5 Lessons From God, My Partner in Parenting

Motherhood is a partnership with God!

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Mar 24, 2021 17:00pm

Setting the Standard

Are we putting the same importance and effort into our children following God?

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Mar 15, 2021 18:00pm

Honesty: The Ten Commandments

Nobody likes rules, but God’s rules teach us how to stay on the right path, love him and others.

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Mar 14, 2021 08:00am

Keeping a Record of Your Own Wrongs is Not the Plan

Stop looking at everything you didn’t do and thank God for everything He did.

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Mar 07, 2021 08:00am

A Parent’s Lesson From a Strong-Willed Child

It’s in and through our trials that God cultivates maturity in us.

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Feb 15, 2021 08:00am

3 Things That Will Change Your Parenting

God has not charged us with raising perfect children.

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Feb 01, 2021 08:00am

10 Things We Want Our Children to Know

Biblical parenting means ensuring that our children become image-barers of Christ.

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Dec 06, 2020 08:00am

Giving Our Children the Gift of Godly Confidence

Playing the comparison game is dangerous, but God builds a firm foundation of truth.

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Aug 01, 2020 08:00am

A Parent’s Guide to Biblical Wisdom: Chapter Seven

(Missionary to Thailand Brandon Lingle has written a parenting book in Thai, and he has graciously agreed to share it […]

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Jun 01, 2020 08:00am

Christian Parenting-Part Two: “Train up a Child”

This is the second of a three-part parenting series. Part One is at https://lifeword.org/blog/christian-parenting-part-one-laying-the-foundation/ The goal of parenting is to […]

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May 24, 2020 08:00am

Biggest Understatement of all Time: Parenting is Hard

My kids are out of control.  Before coronavirus, we had such a nice routine. Might I take a moment to brag?  They […]

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Nov 25, 2019 08:00am

When Your “House” is on Fire

I have always struggled with my tongue. From arguing to sarcasm to sharp, cutting words. I have memorized and meditated […]

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Nov 11, 2019 08:00am

Three Ways to Parent Your Child’s Heart

I’m just a dad.  I don’t have a PhD in parenting. I haven’t studied personality theory nor have I researched […]

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Sep 19, 2019 08:00am

Want to Feel Full? Pray This Prayer.

Around 9:00 every night, my dog Duke stares longingly up at the cabinet above my husband’s recliner. He knows exactly […]

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Aug 23, 2019 14:00pm

Staying Christian in College: 7 Questions Parents Should Ask

You’ve detected trends that are leading kids away from Christianity in college. How do we fight back? In most cases, what it comes […]

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Jul 02, 2019 06:00am

Four Practical Lessons from Job’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Have you ever had a day that goes something like this: You are trying to leave for work and the […]

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Jun 23, 2019 13:44pm

Tips From the Must Have Parenting Handbook

Dr. Spock. Neuropsychology. Behavior modification. Brain science. Energy profiling (huh??).  With the plethora of books, blogs, and methods on parenting […]

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May 18, 2019 05:00am

Letter to the Class of 2019

Dear high school graduate, I see your smiling face, your parents’ arms thrown around you, hugging you tightly, and I […]

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Mar 19, 2019 18:39pm

Say It Isn’t So…

Last week’s revelation that fifty people had been charged in scams to get their kids into colleges illegally did not […]

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