RSSCategory: Encouragement

A Christian Parent’s Role in the Teen Years (Nehemiah)

A Christian Parent’s Role in the Teen Years (Nehemiah)

It can be tempting to disengage from our teens. Nehemiah has some tips on how we can finish strong in parenting our teens. Includes resources.

November 30, 2015 | By | Reply More
Trusting God with Our Children (Exodus)

Trusting God with Our Children (Exodus)

Let go and let God. Easier said than done – especially with our kids. Let’s take a look at a great example of trusting God with our children from Exodus 2.

January 21, 2015 | By | 2 Replies More
How to Parent YOUR Child

How to Parent YOUR Child

How do you parent the children you have been given? Here are five tips to help Christian parents tailor their parenting to the unique children in their homes.

October 24, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Problem with Training Wheels

The Problem with Training Wheels

Training wheels are great for helping a child move from a tricycle to a two-wheeler. But as I learned this past weekend, training wheels can hold a child back if used too long. Are there other areas of life in which we inadvertently hold our kids back? Join me as we seek to find the balance between protecting and letting go.

August 29, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Troubles are Our Tether to God

Troubles are Our Tether to God

Pain. Hardship. Struggles. These are all things that we try to avoid. But if you find yourself in the midst of a trial, there may be more good in it than you thought.

July 30, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Is Jesus Asleep in Your Boat?

Is Jesus Asleep in Your Boat?

Are you going through a tough time? Do you want to shout, like the disciples did in their wave-torn boat, “Don’t you care about me at all God?” If so, read on for comfort and encouragement. You will find He has been with you all along.

February 3, 2012 | By | 18 Replies More
The Pitfalls of Christian Parenting

The Pitfalls of Christian Parenting

This is our last in a series of three articles on the basics of Christian parenting. Here we will explore the different traps that well-meaning Christian parents can fall into.

December 12, 2011 | By | Reply More
When You Don’t Like Your Own Child – What You Can Do

When You Don’t Like Your Own Child – What You Can Do

Of course you love your child, but maybe circumstances are such that you don’t like him much right now. Find out what you can do to rekindle your feelings of connection and compassion towards your child.

November 28, 2011 | By | 4 Replies More
Stop Comparing

Stop Comparing

Do you find yourself comparing your personality or parenting skills to others? How can you accept who God has made you to be? Here are some simple truths that will hopefully encourage you as a parent and child of God.

November 14, 2011 | By | Reply More