Given my positive experience, you might expect my own kids all have stock certificates hanging on their walls, right? Wrong.
- January 14, 2014 |
There’s no training for the most difficult job any of us will ever have: being a mom or a dad. You have to pick it up as you go.
- January 14, 2014 |
Whatever we face in this new year, God has gone before us and is already there, prepared to enable us.
Although my sisters and I were raised with to believe in God, my parents had no spiritual well to draw from as they parented.
As a father, you play a vital role in helping your daughter develop the confidence God wants her to have to do well in life.
Now that I'm a single mom, I’m much more aware of how other people can offer support to those of us in this challenging role.
Boredom is a relatively new concept. In the eighteenth century, no one was bored. There was no time or energy to be bored.
If a father is first in his family to become a follower of Jesus, 93% of the time his family will follow suit. Wow. What influence!
Loneliness can be a difficult wilderness for single parents, and in the month of December it reaches new heights.
If we delight in giving others gifts, imagine the joy God experiences when people open the gift of eternal life.
Does your family suffer from the Dec. 26th blues? The original Christmas season unfolded in a long, slow manner, starting with the hush of Advent and ending jubilantly on the twelfth day of Christmas - Jan. 6th.
At our house, a large Birthday Bag for Jesus sits under the Christmas tree. Sound intriguing? Keep reading!
Our Elf on the Shelf game brings out the best in my children. You know who does that for me? Jesus. (Of course.)
It doesn’t take much to bring the merry back into Christmas. Which one of these would work with your family?
Although we are able to enjoy memorable times with our kids, our ultimate job as fathers is to prepare them for adulthood.
At Christmas, all the wonder of the season is magnified through miniature eyes if you will pause to look down at your little preschooler.
The generation born in the 80s and 90s is well-educated, self-expressive and described by many as Narcissistic or “entitled.”
What is it about the holiday season that brings all our loneliness and hurts as single parents to the surface?
A quiet boy isn't better than my loud ones. My loud ones aren't better than your quiet ones. Not in the eyes of God.
As we recognize ‘National Adoption Month,’ thousands of teens in the U.S. need a home. How will you help care for them?