Resources on Parenting

A while back, Judi and I had one of those "aha moments." It was something we should have realized earlier but for some reason we had missed it. We suddenly recognized that we had been responding to our children’s sin... Continue...

Brad M. Griffin from the Fuller Youth Institute posted an article, “The Only Six Words Parents Need to Say to Their Kids About Sports—Or Any Performance.” I am sympathetic with some aspects of the article. He is rightly concerned that too many parents... Continue...

As parents, the love we have for our children is completely unconditional. There is nothing our children could do that could sever the bond of love between us and them. When our children are young we have many hopes and... Continue...

I am 24 years old, have been married for almost four years, and we have an 11-month-old daughter and a baby on the way. At 18 years old I had zero intentions of getting married anytime soon, much less two years later.... Continue...

NOTE: Mark Regnerus will be one of the speakers at the ERLC National Conference: “The Gospel, Homosexuality, and the Future of Marriage.” The conference is designed to equip Christians to apply the gospel on these issues with convictional kindness in their communities, their families and... Continue...

When Rebecca Onion looks into her baby-filled future, she sees “only catastrophe.” In an article on Slate.com she vets a solution: the “Pre-Pregnancy contract." Her goal is to avoid what she dreads: an uneven distribution of household and parenting work.... Continue...

  What is surrogacy? Surrogacy is the practice by which a woman (called a surrogate mother) becomes pregnant and gives birth to a baby in order to give it to someone who cannot (or will not) bear children of their... Continue...

I have two amazing girls who are now adult women—wives and mothers, using their gifts to serve others. One of my daughters is a writer and teacher, serving alongside her husband in planting a church in Thailand. My younger daughter... Continue...

This Sunday is the day Americans set aside to honor their fathers. Here are 5 facts you should know about fathers and Father's Day. 1. After listening to a Mother's Day sermon in 1909, Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Wash. wanted... Continue...

In part 1 of “The birds and the bees,” I began outlining eight trajectories for parents and pastors to use in teaching children a gospel-centered view of sexuality. Part 2 completes the list. 3. Unapologetically champion marriage and children I've often... Continue...