Authenticity Anyone?

The longer I walk this earth and parent and spend time with people, the more I realize how desperately we crave authenticity in our relationships.…


A Time To Rest (Said No Parent Ever)

I’ve never really been a fan of January. Something about the letdown after Christmas, my clothes not fitting, our bank account gasping, pine needles…


5 Ways to Include Jesus in Your Summer

No early morning alarms, carpool lanes, and homework projects. The unscheduled—or less scheduled—days of summer have begun! You and your kids…


Why Isn’t Your Face Shining?

A show of hands, please, for those of you obsessed with Old Testament stories like I am. I think there are so many fascinating accounts of God’s…


Authenticity Anyone?

The longer I walk this earth and parent and spend time with people, the more I realize how desperately we crave authenticity in our relationships.…


40,000 Reasons to Parent Your Child’s Thoughts

My son, be attentive to my words; incline your ear to my sayings. Let them not escape your sight; keep them within your heart. For they are life to…


Five Lessons Our Kids Can Learn from the Kardashians

For what does it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses himself? Luke 9:25 Kim Kardashian’s newest baby, Chicago, was born via surrogate…


Plan Your Marriage Mini-moon

Every parent deserves some time away. Every child needs to know their parents are people too. It’s a win-win, so pack your bags. Or, if you have a…


Would You Treat Your Dad the Way You Treat God?

In a recent First 15, Craig Denison finished his thoughts on spending time with God by quoting Brennan Manning's book The Furious Longing of God. In…