As a mom, it’s exhilarating to see my children soaring into the future God has planned for each of them. Yet for them to rise up and claim their independence, I have to let out the “string” so they can fly. It takes faith to relax my grip and allow them to go where God takes them.
What does being an engaged father look like? Of course, it means being present. It also means taking the time to be intentional in how we communicate with our daughters. Here are a few things every daughter needs to hear from her father.
Articles abound listing the harmful effects of technology for our children. Still others, often written by educators, expound on its benefits. Perhaps the question is less about how damaging this rapidly growing tool is or isn’t and more about how we, as parents, guardians, and educators can harness this ever-expanding tool for the good.
If you’re investing in the lives of young people, you’ve probably experienced the paralysis of apathy. It’s difficult to teach the truth about God and Christianity to young people when they aren’t really listening. Here are three things I learned that helped me ignite a passion in my students and kids.
It’s graduation time! You’ve done it! You’ve survived high school, or your first college degree, or maybe even your second. May the following prayer help guide your own conversations with the Lord as you embark on this new chapter of your life.
Teens face fiery trials every day: bullying, pressures to perform well, attain scholarships, endure stress...the list goes on. However God chooses His deliverance, teens can learn from Daniel and his friends how to enter the furnace by faith.
Being a teenager is hard. Being a Christian teenager is harder.
We are walking through turbulent years, carrying pressing burdens, feelings, temptations, desires and fears. As teenagers, we wrestle with living through growing pains—as Christ-followers, with living out our faith.
In Jennifer Alba's story about the death of her son Joseph, we are called into the light of truth: that the threat of opioids killing someone you love is not a scandal, or a secret. It is an imminent cry for action.