The Bible's election-year plan

Food, water, shelter, clothing, and an SEYPP. Those are the basics we all need right now; everything else is gravy. What's an SEYPP, you ask?  It's…


I will cast a vote, but I have a higher calling as a Citizen

Next week, I will exercise my right as a citizen of our country, and cast my vote for the next President of the United States. I, like the rest of…


How to tackle tough topics with your kids

We have a twelve-year-old boy and he is now, more than ever, interested in what’s going on in the world. He wants to know about things like abortion…


How to equip yourself—and your kids—to engage in civil political

When I was in fifth grade, I watched a debate between a prominent evangelical leader and someone (probably from Planned Parenthood) on the issue of…


3 ways to talk to your kids about the election: Hamilton style

Can we be honest?  It seems like a root canal would be more pleasant than entering into the political discourse currently enveloping our country.…


How to empower your teen to think critically about the news

If you’ve found yourself wanting to escape the constant din of news this year, you’re not alone.  With so much happening in the world—a global…


5 quick truths about raising Christian kids in a non-Christian world

“Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is…


Raise your children to be independent: It's ok if its hard

The Fourth of July is a day to celebrate our nation’s hard fought victory over Great Britain, ultimately allowing us the freedoms we enjoy today.…


4 lessons for my son: Fathering (with brown skin)

Sunday, June 14, I celebrated my son’s first birthday, as well as my fifth anniversary.  As my son awoke on this special day, he crawled to his…