Parenting Concern #3: We allow social media & gaming too early and in excess

I think social media and gaming too early and in excess is leading to increased levels of  depression, anxiety, and addiction among teenagers. It is a correlation that is difficult to prove, but I am not the only person, and I am certainly least among experts, who believe this is true. A December 22, 2018 … Continue reading Parenting Concern #3: We allow social media & gaming too early and in excess

The people you love the most, hurt the most.

Over the years Angela and I have interacted with so many parents of teenagers and young adults who are experiencing excruciating pain. I was reminded of that again this weekend (Easter weekend) as I prayed with several whose experience of pain in relation to their children overshadows even the joy of celebrating the resurrection of … Continue reading The people you love the most, hurt the most.

Hailey’s Story… (and the crucial pursuit of your teen’s heart)

Sometimes family life needs the kind of renovation that only God can manufacture. When our oldest daughter was in her early teen years we went through a season that you might liken to class 4 rapids. We tell the story in our book, Relentless Parenting: The Crucial Pursuit of your Teen's Heart and this week … Continue reading Hailey’s Story… (and the crucial pursuit of your teen’s heart)