Articles on Parenting

On December 25, kids and teenagers across the nation woke up to find they’d received their first iPhone, Kindle, tablet, or personal computer. Maybe you were one of the brave parents who decided to give a device to your child... Continue...

This is the latest ERLC End-of-Year update as part of our RISE Campaign. Have you ever been in a situation where your child asks you about a complex cultural issue and you don't feel equipped to answer their questions? The... Continue...

Over the past few months, I have been transitioning my position (college pastor) to my associate. My family and I are in the process of moving to Boston to plant a church, and we developed a plan to hand off... Continue...

The latest news stories seem to be filled with example after example of prominent leaders, actors, or politicians who have been accused of sexual harassment or sexual assault. With these complex issues happening frequently, how can parents navigate conversations about... Continue...

In the last few years, I have had the great privilege of discipling a few younger women in my church. Their joyful and eager spirits have been life giving to me, and our relationships have provided a new ministry purpose... Continue...

Recently I had a perfect opportunity and the justification for being a helicopter mom. Soon after our 15-year-old daughter started her first job as a piano accompanist, it was evident she’d been mismatched with a student beyond her skill level.... Continue...

Your kids likely have seen the news of the horrific mass shooting that occurred at a rural Southern Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. In the aftermath of the deadliest church shooting in modern American history, conversations surrounding guns, hate,... Continue...

Your kids likely woke up to news of the horrific mass shooting that took place overnight at a country music concert in Las Vegas. In the aftermath of the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history, conversations surrounding guns, hate,... Continue...

Youth Camp. It’s just not for me. The food. The dorms. The smells. That’s not my idea of a good time. But this summer, after filling up at Chick-fil-a, I dropped in on our students during their last evening at... Continue...

Many things aren’t the way they used to be, and yet some things are as they have always been. So it is with purity. It is almost expected that teenagers and young adults will choose impurity over purity. And the... Continue...