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…


Cast off indifference: A call for Christians to unite against racism

I could feel the thoughts coming, the barrage of excuses, the flood of questions attempting to argue away my breaking heart after watching George…


What can I do? Recommended resources for racial reconciliation

We are grieved. As a ministry and as parents, we grieve the painful consequences of prolonged racial division and inequality in our country. At…


No words left

“Use your words.”  I heard a mom say this to a young child, who in their frustration cried, “No words left.” I find myself now understanding that…


How to Teach Our Children to Stand Against Racial Injustice

I learned long ago to turn off my phone at night. Teenagers and I seem to live in different time zones, something I discovered during my many years…