Fulfilling the Great Commission at home

The parting words of Jesus in the gospel of Matthew carry significant weight, “Go and make disciples” (Matt 28:19). This simple command, known as the…


Connecting to your child’s heart

We were having a few friends over in the afternoon, and I had prepared a tray full of matching teacups, a crystal dish of sugar, and an array of…


A podcast for every parent

Did you know that Christian Parenting has a podcast network? The Christian Parenting Podcast Network curates the best parenting podcasts to help you…


Storms are inevitable

The storms are inevitable.  Everyone experiences times in their lives that are filled with anxious thoughts and difficult choices. And raising…


Discipling and sowing seeds of faith with toddlers

Trying to do anything intentional with a two-year-old can feel a bit like walking with them on roller skates, pulling them along while they try to…


Helping our kids walk through painful anniversaries

It was August of 2018 that our four-year-old daughter was diagnosed with kidney cancer, had surgery, and began her treatment protocol. Even though…


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…


Resolved to be a godly parent: New resolves for a new year

There’s a saying that goes, “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.”  I like this thought and appreciate the built-in opportunity…


Changed by our children: God’s plans in our parenting

So much of our efforts as parents go towards supporting and helping our children. From the moment they are born, we work tirelessly to help them…