Short vs. Long-View Parenting

Everything good takes time, including molding the character of the next generation. As parents, we must have a long-term view of our roles in our children's' lives while also trusting in the long-term fruit of instructing them in God's way. It can be helpful to contrast the two views to understand why one approach is more sustainable than the other.…


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Building Strong Children

The other day I came across this insightful quote: It's easier to build strong children than to repair broken men. (Frederick Douglass) This quote speaks to two profound opportunities shared by parents: (1) to introduce our kids to Jesus, and (2) to raise our young men and women to be people of strength and character. What is a "broken man", and what…


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