Society’s Forge

The question is not whether or not societal change starts in the home; the question is, What sort of change will happen and by what means? Caution: this post gets heady. Deciphering the times With everything going on right now—deep unrest, injustice, clashing ideologies, chaos—where did it all start? While the answer to *where* is complex, I can say…


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Parenting is Sanctification

Parenting becomes much clearer when we realize and accept our children’s roles in advancing God’s work in us. Though we are charged with stewarding their hearts toward the Lord, we are also recipients of God’s grace, discipline, and teaching as he works in us through them. Every difficult moment or season can be redeemed when we…


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Gospel-Saturated Parenting

The term "gospel saturated" has a way of making us think a little differently. As parents who want to raise our kids to know God, we will readily admit that the gospel is important as we navigate the various questions and challenges inherent to parenting. But why is the gospel important? And what could it mean to be "gospel saturated"? Let's explore.…


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The Myth of Legacy

A friend once told me a freeing truth. He said, "Legacy is a myth." At first it grated on me. "What!? Of course legacy is real... and it's super important!" I thought. I was deflated and indignant. Then I considered the legacy of my own great grandparents. Sadly (and to my shame), I don't even know their names. I don't know where they lived or where…


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