As we approach another Valentine's Day, I am thinking about ways to impress my daughters with a greater awareness of God's loving presence...
- January 28, 2010 |
There has been a massive shift in Western culture away from adult authority and toward the "wise child."
- January 27, 2010 |
Compared to high school and college students in the Great Depression era, there are five times as many youth today that suffer from anxiety and mental health issues. What's going on here?
- January 26, 2010 |
Alicia Swaringen received heart-swelling news the morning after last week's deadly earthquake in Haiti: Sthainder, the 4-year-old boy she planned to adopt, was safe. But her paperwork wasn't.
- January 25, 2010 |
The media -- and pro-lifers, too, for that matter -- focus on abortion as being just a woman's issue. But abortion is not just about women and babies.
- January 22, 2010 |
To think of the loss in Haiti hurts our grownup hearts. Would you understand if I said I think we should let it hurt our children's hearts, too?
Several months ago, an opportunity came up for me to present at an AIDs conference for pastors in Haiti. Then the earthquake called for us to cancel those prayed-for plans...
The Austin Pregnancy Resource Center played a vital role in helping Amanda Ortiz, mother of three, find Christ and rebuild her life.
- January 15, 2010 |
Even if your teen appears to be doing well now, he or she desperately needs your help to stand against lies and live in a way that reflects the truth. Here's how you can fight for your teen - and win.
- January 13, 2010 |
We know that being the homemaker is not all roses and rainbows or June Cleaver doing her housework in a perfectly pleated dress, pearls, make-up and hair. But what we do counts for far more than the "image" that the power suits imply...
- January 11, 2010 |
I communicate on a regular basis with teens who struggle with addiction to porn. These are not oddball, sadistic, perverted teens but everyday, honor-roll, churchgoing, love-their-parents, striving-to-live-for-Jesus teens.
- January 08, 2010 |
Most of us want to avoid conflict with our kids, but did you know that conflict in a family can offer you an opportunity to pull together like never before?
- January 04, 2010 |
The gift exchanges may be over, but Christmas doesn't really end on December 26th...
- December 31, 2009 |
What's the first step in saving your family? Create more family time.
- December 30, 2009 |
Is shouting the new spanking? For some parents it is...
- December 28, 2009 |
Are you facing difficult circumstances this Christmas season? You're not alone. Mary, Jesus' mother, faced an uncertain future, too.
- December 25, 2009 |
This is a prime time to offer support and suggestions to our youth to get them busy learning how to earn money, and more importantly, contributing to the family finances by being more financially independent.
- December 24, 2009 |