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?
Dear South/Southeast Texas, We have been through a disaster these last days. Most of us find ourselves in one of two categories: Flooded. Anxiety built for us as we anticipated the possibility of all of our worldly possessions being destroyed. We prepared. We rushed to buy water, we sandbagged our homes, we made sure we … Continue reading Helping our children in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey
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.