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

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…


How to give your kids confidence that the Christmas story is true

I used to work for a charity that taught seven to eleven year-olds the Bible in local schools in London. Some were Christian schools; most were not.…


How to awaken your heart anew this holiday season

How to awaken your heart anew this holiday season

Holiday lights, party invitations, and festive recipes call out in unison to our deepest desires for comfort and joy this time of year. Sweet…


Giving thanks: Keeping a record of the good things…and the God things

Giving thanks: Keeping a record of the good things…and the God things

I keep a lot of records for my daughter. I have contact information for each doctor and therapy office where we have taken her over the years.  I…


Resurrection will come

Trusting in God's promises

Once upon a time, we had a failed adoption. Actually, we’ve had more than one, but this particular story is about ‘our’ little boy.  We’d been with…


Grateful in the small moments

Grateful in the small moments

Cranberry sauce may not be the star of the Thanksgiving table, but it is still an integral part of the dinner. This simple unassuming side can also…


The practice of giving thanks at all times

The practice of giving thanks at all times

I grew up with the saying, “practice makes perfect.” As I raised my children, this phrase evolved into “practice makes progress.” I guess the shift…


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…


Encouraging our sons’ wild hearts through God's creation

Encouraging our sons’ wild hearts through God's creation

If you are raising sons, you’ve probably faced the same dilemma I have. We regularly grapple with this question: How can I encourage my sons’ wild…