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.

Should I make my teenager go to church?

Should we require our teen to go to church? One of the most frequently asked questions we have received after the release of our new book on parenting teens is, “Should we require our teenaged son or daughter to go to church with us when they do not want to go?” It’s a great question … Continue reading Should I make my teenager go to church?