During a Pandemic What a Child Needs Most is Hope in God

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The Coronavirus provides you the opportunity to talk about where we put our trust and where we look for hope. Use this opportunity to build up your child’s God-confidence. Learn how to have a conversation with your child about fear and anxiety, discuss passages that help us put our trust in God, and learn how to fill your child with hope in God.

Is it ever okay to date/marry a non-believer? FAQ Blog Series (Part 2)

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Many think it’s narrow minded to discourage Christians from…

Navigating Three Grandparenting Landmines

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Avoid three common landmines that grandparents unintentionally experience. This article will equip you to partner together by having a conversation with your adult child that focuses on three sticky subjects grandparents often face: discipline, media, and food.

“How far is too far?” FAQ Blog Series (Part 1)

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One of the most common questions I receive from youth and young adults is: “How far is too far?” Check out my response below.

The Problem with Keeping Quiet

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There are many reasons parents aren’t talking about sexuality…

The Importance of Teaching the Whole Bible During the Early Years

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A ministry leader made the following recommendation about delaying the teaching of topics such of morality, humanity, creation, government, family, and economics, "I would suggest a starting age of at least 11 since [the author] presents ideas for which younger children probably lack enough familiarity to reason through what he is saying." Learn why this is an unwise and unbiblical approach to take with children and gain a vision to teach children from their earliest days the whole Bible.

What Does It Mean to be a GRAND Father?

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On a flight last year to Boston, I was privileged to sit next…

Grandfathers! What Are You Doing to Produce Godly Grandsons?

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When Leo told me that his grandfather was the only male role…

The Gospel and Geocaching

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Geocaching is an outdoor treasure hunting game using a geocache…

Five Characteristics of Biblical Discipline

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Discipline is a key component of discipleship and the problem solving side of parenting that recognizes something is wrong in the heart of the child. In this article we will explore five characteristics of biblical discipline.

Talk early and often about sex.

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It’s not a matter of IF your children will learn about sex in…

What Does Passion Week Mean to You?

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How does your grasp of the events of Passion Week shape your understanding of the Gospel?

Why Homeschool? 15 Reasons We Choose to Home Educate Our Children

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Here are 15 reasons why my wife and I decided to homeschool our children.

Understanding Biblical Authority: 3 Categories of Illegitimate Authority

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Authority is not a popular concept. We like to have authority, but not to be under authority. The Bible is our authority when we acknowledge it is true, embrace it, submit to it, and walk in obedience to God’s Word. Sometimes, often unintentionally, Christians look to others sources of authority such as science, experience, or man's word and would benefit from learning how to give the Bible functional authority in their life.

The Dangers of Social Media on Relationships

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Did you know that 20 percent of divorces involve Facebook? Facebook’s convenient social engagement in the privacy of a message inbox is an excellent way to stay in contact with old friends, but can be dangerous for marriage. Read more to learn about three guidelines for maintaining a healthy balance between social media and marriage.