Resources on Parenting

Many couples develop a desire to adopt, but for Hannah Singer and her husband, Patrick, the call was clear from the beginning. The couple married in 2006, and in 2008, a few short years later, their desire for a baby... Continue...

There was a time when little boys and girls grew up and dreamed of getting married. It was a goal of most people in American society. I’m not much of a nostalgic, take-America-back type of guy, but you don’t have... Continue...

It’s Halloween and parents everywhere are finalizing their plans. Candy is purchased and placed in the requisite pumpkin bucket near the front door. Costumes are selected and purchased. And evangelical car trunks stand ready to be decorated for the church parking... Continue...

Parents need to pay close attention to what has been named The Snappening. Amidst rumors of hackers accessing hundreds of thousands of SnapChat images, the creator, Evan Spiegel, is standing by his app, which is supposed to erase photos moments... Continue...

Timothy Paul Jones discusses ways to raise children and build a family that are Christ-centered, Bible-focused, and ministry-motivated in culture of distractions and selfishness. Jones is a professor and associate vice president at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. You can learn... Continue...

Last Christmas, my husband and I bought a copy of The Action Bible, a collection of Bible stories presented comic book style, for our nine-year-old son. Unsurprisingly, he loved it and carried it with him everywhere. He would load up... Continue...

No one can fault Jonathan Merritt for lack of audacity. In a recent article he dismisses the majority opinion of evangelical biblical scholarship in one sentence. He writes, “Pro-spanking Christians justify their position by pointing to a Proverbs passage they... Continue...

Jonathan Merritt responds to my critique of his article Christians have no moral rationale for spanking their children by asserting, my argument is not that the Bible forbids spanking. I am glad to hear it but he sure seemed to... Continue...

I have discovered, much to my shock and dismay, that I am officially a Helicopter Mother. My natural tendency is to hover over my kids, micromanage their days, and if I was physically able to, I would probably be teaching... Continue...

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...