This life is not a dress rehearsal. I’m not practicing or preparing for something better that lies ahead. This is it. This is all we get....
While the Bible does not offer a script, instruction manual, or road map for parenting, its words offer our family—and yours—lots of bread for the journey....
Let’s bring generations together and honor a parent or grandparent by asking them a few meaningful questions that deepen our Christmas meal conversations....
Are you gearing up for “the sex talk” with your kids? Looking forward to crossing it off your list? Maybe even planning on having that discussion this month? Well, it’s not about one sex talk. It’s about lots of them....
If you asked me to share one insight at your church or your Thanksgiving family table with the young people you care about most, it would likely be this: Because of God’s grace, we live our lives as thank you notes...
In the midst of a tumultuous, ever-changing season, what twenty-somethings need from us more than anything else is empathy. ...
What young people need in the midst of their failures are empathetic adults. Not harsh judges, but not cavalier bystanders either. Instead, they need an adult willing to be present and listen and eventually offer support. Empathy starts with you....
We each share our goals, explaining why we chose those goals. I think it’s especially valuable for our kids to hear Dave and me explain why we’re choosing to read the Bible, work less, or work out more....
Young people today need, and want, and are looking for adults who will take the time to listen to their stories without judgment, without criticism....
As we interviewed parents who had intentionally developed long-term faith in their kids, they clearly made the cultivation of their faith a priority. Each parent found his or her own unique way to stay connected with Jesus....