Talking to your high schooler about sex

Talking to your high schooler about sex

Purity is not an accomplishment. It is primarily a relationship with the one who is Pure: Jesus. The pursuit of purity is marked by prayer,…


Talking to your middle schooler about sex

Talking to your middle schooler about sex

At its root, “conversation” means to “turn with” or “dwell with.”  It’s not about crafting the perfect moment to have a one-time, high-pressure sex…


How Iron Man can teach kids to guard their hearts

How Iron Man can teach kids to guard their hearts

One critical biblical life lesson that every parent should want their child to learn involves the popular sentiment that you should “follow your…


Why are teens sadder, lonelier, and more depressed than ever before

Why are teens sadder, lonelier, and more depressed than ever before?

Originally published on Denison Forum Why are teens sadder, lonelier, and more depressed than ever before? Is this just an illusion of our sensitive…


Can we talk about Prom?

Can we talk about Prom?

Prom. So much hype. So much stress. For boys, girls, and their parents.  Guys these days are expected to create elaborate signs and come up with…


How we can biblically equip the next generation

I’m the mom of three daughters—a 16-year-old, a 14-year-old, and a 10-year-old. My girls are growing up in a vastly different world than the one I…


5 ways to help your teen develop good Bible study habits

5 ways to help your teen develop good Bible study habits

Building habits takes time. Sometimes, these habits are easy to establish, like brushing our teeth. We understand the importance of it—keeping our…


Learning to drive: Trusting God’s plan for our kids

I went back and forth trying to decide if this article was about my daughter learning to drive or me learning how to be her passenger.  Looking over…


10 truths middle schoolers should know

It’s rare to hear anyone say they loved middle school. Even people with positive memories never tout it as the best years of their life. Simply put,…