You Have a Story to Tell

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“We will not hide them from [our children];we will tell the…

My Child Told Me He is Gay, Now What?

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I'm regularly asked by parents whose child has told them that he thinks he is gay and wonder what to do next. Here are a few items to consider if you find yourself in this unexpected place.

Why Worldview Matters

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Every parent, grandparent, and pastor that I know wants to see their children grow up to know, love, and follow Jesus for a lifetime, yet many struggle to pass on faith to the next generation. That's why worldview matters. Biblical worldview is worthy of our attention and resources. Here are six reasons why every family, church, and school needs to help children develop a biblical worldview.
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Grandparenting Through Obstacles

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It’s true that few things are grander than being a grandparent.…

A Poem about the State of the American Church

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A poem about the state of many evangelical churches in America. May God coming to reform the church to align with the Bible.

What Music is Your Child or Grandchild Listening to?

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Music is one of many influences that shape the beliefs of children. A Lifeway study recently found that listening to Christian music was one of the top three influences that led toward lifelong faith in children. What messages are imbedded in the songs children hear and what are are some good Christian music for children?

Cultivating Godly Adult Influence

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If you want your children to embrace Biblical sexuality, a good place to start is by allowing them to face experiences where they have to choose between faith and feelings, surrender and control, Truth and their own standard of right and wrong. Shepherding them as they face these kinds of experiences will help develop their character and teach them the value of waiting on God.
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God’s Smoke Signals

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“In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have…

Family Talk: News and Resources for Family Discipleship

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News and Resources for Family Discipleship: The importance of biblical worship | Raising Children that are not of the world | The need for a biblical foundation for kids | Intentional grandparenting at Answers in Genesis
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Five Ways to Intentionally Grandparent from a Distance - Part 2

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GRANDPAUSE: In prayer there is no distance. Grandparenting from…

Grandparents Are Influential, Second Only to Parents

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Who are the most influential people in a young person’s life? A Barna study wanted to know the answer to a similar question and asked 602 teenagers, “Who, besides your parents, do you admire most as a role model?” According to Barna, the top five influences in the life of young people are...

When Do Americans Become Christians?

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A survey from the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) found that 63% of individuals become a Christian between the age of 4-14, with the medium age being 11. The same survey also found that 34% of individuals become a Christian between the age of 15-29. According to this study, 98% of individuals become a Christian before the age of 30.
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Five Ways to Intentionally Grandparent from a Distance: Part One

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By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established. Proverbs…

Teaching Our Children the Value of Waiting

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If you want your children to embrace Biblical sexuality, a good place to start is by allowing them to face experiences where they have to choose between faith and feelings, surrender and control, Truth and their own standard of right and wrong. Shepherding them as they face these kinds of experiences will help develop their character and teach them the value of waiting on God.
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Five Ways to Cultivate a Healthy Family Environment - Number 5

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#5: Habitual Blessing Giver Diane and I had the privilege to…

Family Talk: News and Resources for Family Discipleship

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News and Resources for Family Discipleship: Gender neutral names on the rise | Children choosing their own gender | Learn about the "Woke Movement"