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How God the Father Affirmed His Son (And What Dads Need to Learn From It)

When you enter the New Testament, the idea of a father’s blessing is not as prominent due to the church functioning as the people of God rather than…

Praying Intentionally for Your Children

The Bible talks about blessing your children more than it does praying for your children. In some ways, a parental blessing is what you are praying to be…

What Does It Mean to Bless My Children?

Throughout the Bible, parents would bless their children.  Have you ever wondered how a parent is supposed to give what is called a biblical blessing? “As heavenly Father,…

Parents, Phones, and Privacy

Does a child have a right to complete privacy regarding technology? The two parental extremes are: Grant your children complete privacy because you don’t want to push them…

936 Pennies

When a newborn is put into the hands of a parent for the first time, that parent has 936 weeks before that child turns 18. 936 Saturdays to…

Faith of a CHILD

As you share the gospel with your child, there are many things to consider. One way to help you think through “the faith of a child” is by…

Spouse Checklist

Why do marriages fail?  Why do so many end up in divorce?  Divorce.com which seeks to resource you “before, during, and after a divorce” has a list of…

Sample Christian Wedding Vows

Many of us are familiar with traditional wedding vows.  While some of the verbiage might alter depending upon the context, certain elements are normally included. If you don’t…

Parental Archers

King Solomon was the wisest man who ever lived (1 Kings 4:30; 10:23).  In all his wisdom, he wrote a great perspective for parents in Psalm 127. Behold,…

Gospel Essentials

When we think about having a Gospel Focused Family, we need to first focus upon gospel essentials.  What is essential for your family member to understand in order…

Happy Rebirthday

The most enduring memories are the most ritualized ones. 1.    John 3:3 – Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the…

The Hangout House

Kids will spend the most time where they feel the most welcomed. 1.    Josh. 24:15 2.    Bad company corrupts good morals.  (1 Cor. 15:33) 3.    Kids will spend the…

Encourage Your Spouse to Read the Bible

You need the Bible.  Your spouse needs the Bible. So what can you do to help one another be consistent in studying the truths of God’s Word? The…

How to Encourage Your Family

People replicate what their loved ones celebrate. 1. Heb. 3:13 2. Never forget the power of private and public affirmation.  (Matt. 3:16-17) 3. People replicate what their loved…

Living Vicariously Through Your Child

The goal is not for your child to look more like you but to look more like Jesus. 1.    Gen. 5:1-3 (cf. 1:27) 2.    The goal is not for…

Why Your Marriage Is So Difficult

31 For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be joined to his wife, and the two will become one flesh. 32 This mystery is profound,…

Sins of the Father

Resolve to defy any sinful legacy and turn your family around. 1. The sins of the father punish future generations when they become the sins of the children…

Reliable and Affectionate Fathers

If you want to be a good father, you can’t find a better example than God our Father. Before Moses ushered the Israelites into the Promised Land, he…