Category: Parenting

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The Sleepover Question: What to Consider Before Saying Yes

“Mom, Billy asked me if I could spend the night. May I pleeeeease?” How would you answer that question from your excited 9-year-old? What...

The Littlest Sinners

If you have ever been to the hospital to see a newborn baby, your first words to the mom were probably not, “What a beautiful little sinner you’ve given birth...

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The Godliest Parents

Are you the godliest person your child has ever known? Too often, parents relegate the role of being a spiritual leader for the family to a youth pastor or a...

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The Family, in Perspective

One of the fascinating things about the New Testament’s teaching on family life is that so little is actually said. We all know that the family is the major...

Striving to Prevent the Everlasting Misery of Our Children

Puritan Richard Mather (1596-1669), grandfather of Increase, and great grandfather of the early American leader, Cotton Mather, once imagined children on judgment day, speaking...

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Seriousness In Children and Teens

It is increasingly obvious that children and young people in many evangelical churches are anything but serious about Christ. There are notable exceptions, but in many churches a...

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Real-life Child Converts

Even younger children may be converted. That may seem like a strange statement in our day when supposedly tens of thousands of children are coming to Christ at younger and...

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Proverbial Parenting

Proverbs 22:15 informs us that “foolishness is bound up in the heart of a child,” and one will search in vain to find any biblical indication to the contrary, that children...

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God Can’t Save My Child

The bumbling toddler that used to cling to your leg constantly has become a teen who would rather text than speak to you. What happened? Where did your...

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How to Invest in Your Child’s Conversion

Many parents of unconverted children have come to realize through sound biblical teaching that salvation is God’s work, not something they can accomplish on behalf of...