As American parents we are very concerned with the success of our children. So much so, we exhaust ourselves and them, striving for it. In extreme cases, as seen in the recent college admission scandal involving some of America's elite parents, we are willing to manipulate circumstances in order to ensure the success of our … Continue reading Parenting Concern #4: We don’t give our children permission to fail
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