5 Pointers on How to Disciple Your Kids

What a gift it is to introduce our children to Jesus! Whatever age, whatever stage, we get the privilege and responsibility of teaching them the things of God, discipling them in Christ, and watching them grow. Many parents reach out to us asking where…


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Training vs. Raising Our Children

There is an important distinction to be made between "training" and "raising" our kids. Raising includes training, and raising will happen whether we engage as parents or not—children will grow and mature regardless, what matters is how we shepherd them…


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Being the Guides Rather than the Hero

The most liberating truth about gospel-centered parenting is that you don't have to be the hero of your child's story. Instead, you get to be the guide who introduces them to true Hero! Yes, in many ways they may come to regard us as their heroes (not a…


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Who We Are and Who We Believe Jesus Is

Fathers have a special role to play in the lives of their children (as do mothers!). The ideas, character, habits, and attitudes our kids grow up with are less the result of the words we say to them and more the result of who we are. But who we are is so…


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Living in Light of the Gospel

Our kids learn to love and cherish what we love and cherish. They learn to value what we value. Much of the awe that rules our children's hearts depends on what awe rules our own hearts. This is why our primary fight as parents is to live in constant…


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God Chose You

The word "exact" means "not approximated in any way; precise." You are the exact parent God ordained for your kids at this moment in history. Whether you're considering the current global crisis or your average day, you're the one God chose for the job.…


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The Truth About Our Roles As Parents

This one truth forever changes how you view your role as a parent. Your job is not to create, mold, craft, or chisel your kids into perfect little human beings. Such a task is not only impossible, but it's also unbiblical! As a parent, your primary…


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Your Marriage, the Gospel, and Your Children

As the gospel transforms your marriage it will inevitably transform the hearts of your children. How you love, serve, and reconcile to each other is a glimpse—a foreshadowing—of how Jesus loves them. Your actions and heart change speak a thousand times…


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Being Transformed to Reflect God’s Character

Experiencing the truth and power of God has the uncanny effect of conforming us to His character. I'd even venture to say that the shortcomings we feel as parents and any area where we know we need to grow, can be traced to a place where we must…


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Fighting to Find Balance

Remember: you don't live in order to work, you work in order to live. Our society prizes accomplishment and material wealth above all. As a believer, you are called (and freed!) to live for a set of different priorities. You are called to live as one set…


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