How do we demonstrate the gospel at home?

Recently I was asked specifically, "Beyond training strategies to make disciples of our children, what is it that would be an effective demonstration of the gospel at home?" In other words, how do we live out the gospel at home in such a compelling, authentic way that our children actually want the life that is … Continue reading How do we demonstrate the gospel at home?

Hailey’s Story (…and the story of all of us)

Today our daughter, Hailey, shared her story in chapel at Bay Area Christian School. It's the same story that we refer to in our book, Relentless Parenting and the same story we alluded to in January on Family Life Radio. Today though, she stood before her peers, confessed her brokenness and pointed people to Jesus. … Continue reading Hailey’s Story (…and the story of all of us)

Children can be agents of ministry; not just receivers.

We have long been proponents of raising children to see themselves as agents of the gospel ministry in the world. Often, though I say this is the case, I parent as if our younger children are simply objects of ministry. For some reason I see them changing into agents of ministry as teenagers. My self-assessment … Continue reading Children can be agents of ministry; not just receivers.