Setting the Standard
Are we putting the same importance and effort into our children following God?
Honesty: The Ten Commandments
Nobody likes rules, but God’s rules teach us how to stay on the right path, love him and others.
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.
A Parent’s Lesson From a Strong-Willed Child
It’s in and through our trials that God cultivates maturity in us.
3 Things That Will Change Your Parenting
God has not charged us with raising perfect children.
10 Things We Want Our Children to Know
Biblical parenting means ensuring that our children become image-barers of Christ.
Giving Our Children the Gift of Godly Confidence
Playing the comparison game is dangerous, but God builds a firm foundation of truth.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]