This Mother’s Day, Don’t Worry

This is the point of tension for all of us who are Christian parents: We want our children to follow Christ, but we also want them to have pain-free lives.

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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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How a Dad Loves a Prodigal

While I still mourn my rebellion, I praise God that he gave me parents who pursued me and pointed me to the only one who could save me.

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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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Mama’s Hands Are Full: Gloria Furman on Treasuring Christ in the Trenches

As a mom, this book was the perfect word of truth and encouragement my weary heart needed.

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God Meets Busy Moms Right Where They Are

Moms, Jesus wants to fellowship with you right where you are, even in the commotion of ordinary life.

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Parenting Fear

Teaching our children to tremble before the Lord is a task we must embrace all the time, not just in moments of darkness-inspired fear.

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Your Options in Infertility

There are several morally permissible options for couples facing infertility. Here are five.

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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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God Gives Me More Than I Can Handle

It’s not that God gives us what we can handle. It’s that he gives us what we can’t handle so we lean on him, not on ourselves.

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