3 Character qualities that set your kids up for success

3 Character qualities that set your kids up for success

Like most well-intentioned parents, Dave and I have high hopes for our boys.  We want our sons to grow up to be good men, productive, stable, and…


Guiding our daughter through hills and valleys

The October afternoon hovered near triple digits in Southern California. I stood near my wife at the base of Poop Out Hill, the second of three…


Moms, watch out for this…

With two boys and two girls ranging from 9 to 17, I’ve become increasingly aware of a powerful message (aka: lie) infiltrating today’s society –…


What does it mean to steward our gifts well?

Whether you realize it or not, you were given a gift at birth. Admittedly, in some cases (here’s lookin’ at you, Beyonce), you were given many…


From Bad Hair to Brokenness: Pointing Our Kids to God

Happy Summer! I hope you’re enjoying some fun-filled summer days with your kids. Please take a minute to read this article (published a few years…


Do You Know Your Name?

My daughter Kate recently sent me the link to a podcast she wanted me to listen to, saying it was “life-changing.” Let’s be clear, anytime a…


No Comparison

I’m guessing I’m not the only one who struggles with the temptation to compare myself to others. Honestly, comparison in one of the biggest…