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4 Lies Parents and Kids Have to Stop Believing about Sex

Our culture loves to talk to our kids about sex. Unfortunately, there isn’t a lot of truth in what they’re being told.  From Miley Cyrus to Demi Lovato; kids are being told “Be sexual!” “Make porn!” “Do whatever you want to nurture your true, authentic self!”  Many kids (and a lot of us adults, if…

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4 Lies About Sex Parents Must Reject (Sexuality, 3 of 4)

Falsehood comes in any number of forms. At times the lies are obvious and overt. Other times they’re subtle and subversive, perhaps even wrapped in language that sounds morally right and good. In this episode we explored an article written by the gals behind Mama Bear Apologetics for the…

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3 Critical Truths About Sex to Teach Your Kids

When I put my trust in Christ as a young man, I began addressing my sexual sin and dysfunction for the first time. I brought a lot of baggage into my marriage because of my sexual sin— baggage I hope my kids never have to deal with in their own lives. I’ve also served as a marriage pastor for over…

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Contributing to Your Child’s Understanding of Sex

Sex tends to get relegated to its own category in life.  We understand that kids learn about math, for example, from all sorts of life experiences and learning opportunities. Science is all around us, and social skills can be developed while doing just about anything.  But sex?  That’s for a…

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Exploring the Mechanics of Having the “Sex Talk” (Sexuality, 2 of 4)

When it comes to talking to our kids about sex and sexuality, Christians have more reason than anyone else to approach the conversations with boldness, clarity, and love. In this episode, we talked through some practical thoughts and tangible ways parents can have an ongoing dialogue with their…

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An Excerpt from Jesus Followers: Managing Expectations

Hi friends! Zena here— I’m the editor behind-the-scenes at Fierce Parenting. The following is an excerpt from Jesus Followers by Anne Graham Lotz and Rachel-Ruth Lotz Wright— when I read it, I knew I had to share it with you! As I look at my childhood, and as I consider the way I parent my own…

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Approaching the “Sex Talk” (Sexuality, 1 of 4)

It’s the talk most parents dread: the sex talk. But should we dread it? Or, is there another way to view, anticipate, plan for, and approach the subject of sex with our children? In this episode, we talk through ways we can approach the topic of sex biblically, courageously, and truthfully…

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Let Them Be Kids

Kids will be kids… as the saying goes. But what does that phrase mean biblically? In this episode we look at childlikeness through a biblical lens with the hope of helping us discern what it means to let our kids be kids in the healthiest sense of the term. We talked through some of the…

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3 Simple Practices for Healthier Tech at Home

It can be overwhelming to try to tackle unhealthy tech. Where do we even start?  The research is often unbelievable (teens spend NINE hours a day on tech?!) and leaves us feeling crippled with indecision. Add into the mix having these conversations and implementing these plans with actual people…

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Let God Be God

What if? What if my kids don’t know Christ? What if they go down a dark path? What if our kids don’t turn out the way we hope? All of these questions have one thing in common: we can’t control the answers. In this episode we talk about what it means to entrust our children into…

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