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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
There are No Guarantees In Parenting

There are No Guarantees In Parenting

What happens when we do everything “right” and our kids don’t turn out as we thought they would? God’s word provides comfort in a world that doesn’t always work the way we think it should.

November 12, 2014 | By | Reply 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
An Important Tool for Christian Parents: Prayer

An Important Tool for Christian Parents: Prayer

What is the most effective parenting tool you have? Parenting tools (like time out and ignoring) are important tools to have. But if we miss the most foundational tools of all, we will only be scratching the surface. Here we will explore the first of these two Christian parenting essentials.

January 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
A Gift for You! A Pocket Parenting Guide

A Gift for You! A Pocket Parenting Guide

If you have ever wanted a parenting “cheat sheet” to keep with you, this post is for you. Here you will find a free Pocket Parenting printable with tips and encouragement to help you both keep your cool and your focus on Christ. Merry Christmas!

December 13, 2012 | By | Reply More
Show or Tell? The Importance of Role Modeling

Show or Tell? The Importance of Role Modeling

When it comes to parenting, what are you better at? Showing or telling? Most of us have the telling part down pat. But being “doer’s” of our own words – well . . . that’s another story. Let’s explore the importance of modeling and the great grace of God when we fall short.

October 4, 2012 | 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