8 Things I Want My Toddler to Thank His Mom For (in 20 Years)

Here’s what I’d love him to say as a 22-year-old, as he gives his mom some Mother’s Day chocolates.

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Explaining Hard Things to Our Children

Be prepared to explain to your children the world’s sorrows through the God’s story of Creation, Fall, and Redemption.

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Failing with Family

It takes only one poisonous slip of the tongue or outburst of anger to completely destroy our credibility and strip us of relational capital.

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Can Christian Theology Save the Family?

Does the problem lie in the institution of the family itself? Would the world be better off if we abandoned the family altogether?

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The Distrustful Generation

The deepest question our culture will be facing in the coming generation is not what to do about jobs or single parenthood, but whether we are still capable of loving our neighbors.

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How Churches Can Care for Their Pastor’s Children

Too many children of pastors are casualties in the spiritual battle.

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Scargoyle Attacks the Family

hat had begun as a successful campaign against family harmony ended with forgiveness and grace—a total failure.

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5 Sure-Fire Ways to Motivate Your Son to Use Pornography

Porn training doesn’t happen by volition. It happens by default if parents aren’t attuned to the kind of home they’ve created.

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It’s Not Enough to Care About ‘The Poor’

The Bible doesn’t leave us room to make poverty someone else’s problem.

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Finding Rest in the Merry-Thon

Here are five ways to cultivate spiritual rest during a crazy holiday season.

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