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R. Kent Hughes
(article) These five actions can exasperate and discourage our children -- dads be aware!
R. Kent Hughes
(article) Men are never manlier than when they are tender with their children.
(article) Even while God sets the challenge and provides the instruction for parenting, he makes no guarantees about the result.
(Video) Every mom and dad needs to have these questions at the ready. They're simple enough to use with a toddler, yet mature enough to use with a teen or young adult.
(Article) I once was that prodigal child, but by God's grace, my parents did not give up on me.Read More
An excerpt from Jay Yount's book on how to talk to your kids about sex.Read More
For the most part, we parents consider it a privilege to supply answers, but then there are days the “why’s” won’t stop. As much as we want to help our kids learn and grow, incessant “why’s” can wear on even the most enthusiastic parentRead More
Paul Tripp It's important to remember that you're parenting worshipers. If you're parenting worshipers, this means that what controls the heart of your child will then control his behavior.Read More
David Murray If there’s one lesson I’ve learned in parenting five kids (now aged 2, 12, 14, 18, 19), it’s the need for patience. I now believe that patience is Christian parents’ greatest need. Here are six areas of parenting where I’ve learned (and am learning) to exercise patience.Read More
Jen Wilkin I grew up with a dad who told me I was beautiful—a lot—thereby defying the conventional wisdom that daughters who are told this will define their worth by their appearance. I don’t. That’s probably because he also told me I was smart and capable and fun to be around.Read More
Ray Ortlund I think about my dad a lot. I miss him so much it aches. But the most important thing he taught me was this. There is only one way to live: all-out, go-for-broke, risk-taking enthusiasm for Christ...Read More
Desiring God Staff Many parents are brokenhearted and completely baffled by their unbelieving son or daughter. They have no clue why the child they raised well is making such awful, destructive decisions. I’ve never been one of these parents, but I have been one of these sons. Reflecting back on that experience, I offer these suggestions to help you reach out to your wayward child...
Jen Wilkin Three kinds of “single moms” exist in the church: the literal single mom who is raising children on her own, the mom whose husband is an unbeliever and the mom whose husband professes belief but does not partner in the spiritual nurturing of the family...Read More
Melissa Edgington Demand that boys respect your body and your soul. Because here is a deep down truth that I want you to understand. When they disrespect your body, they are disrespecting your soul. When they protect your body, your precious, God-breathed, flesh and bone, they are loving your soul...Read More
Paul Tripp As I waited for the light to change, it hit me. It seemed as if my mission was impossible: I was called to be the father of four children. It’s humbling and a bit embarrassing to admit this to you, but I sat in my car and dreamed of what it would be like to be single...Read More