Welcome! Thanks for joining us for this, our latest post in our new year-long blog series we’re calling “Journey Together.” In this post let’s talk about our huge need for real and deep connections. As a kid, I had the rare privilege to grow up next door to my best friend. Laura was there when… Read more »
Posts Tagged: family
Fathers who get involved in their kids’ education have a big effect on the health, academic success, and happiness of their sons and daughters. The Case for Dedicated Dads by Jessica Lahey for the Atlantic One out of every three American children grows up without a biological father. These 24 million kids miss out on… Read more »
A Secular Study follows Two Groups of Men for 75 Years …and while their findings might surprise some, Christians shouldn’t be surprised at all: your relationships are the most important part of your life. Your health and happiness are vitally linked to the connections you have to the people around you. Read the article below to learn… Read more »
One Dad realizes that—though he can buy his little girl anything—all she really wants is time with him. Not many people see that many zeroes in a year—but that’s not the point. You could be king of the world, but your kids won’t care how much you make if you don’t meet their basic needs—one of… Read more »
“Being a dad is part art, part science, but mostly an act of faith.” The research is in—Dads matter. And while you can’t choose your children’s future for them, your involvement and influence make a huge difference. How do you make sense of the paradoxes of fatherhood? Go deep. Get involved. Be dedicated to being… Read more »
A new study shows that parental involvement matters more for performance than schools, but that doesn’t mean going to PTA meetings “…parents, of all backgrounds, don’t need to buy expensive educational toys or digital devices for their kids in order to give them an edge. They don’t need to chauffeur their offspring to enrichment classes or… Read more »
How diversity reflects the kingdom of God “Throughout all of Scripture, from Genesis to Revelation, we see God working to redeem a people for Himself, a people from every tribe and tongue and nation—colorful and diverse.” Are we reveling in the beautiful and staggering diversity of the people God created and redeemed?
Healthy family relationships are based on truth, which is established with trust and respect. But these values are being redefined and challenged by our culture.
Happy Father’s Day! When you think about a key, what image comes to mind? Opening a secret door or a secure lock for all your valuables? But imagine your father like a set of keys. Each one has a unique size and shape, and unique objective. Some have been through tough times and are worn… Read more »
Interview with Ron DeHaas, Founder and CEO, Covenant Eyes In 1992, Ron DeHaas lost his wife and children in a tragic car accident, leaving him with a new understanding of the importance of families—an understanding he carried with him after he remarried. In March 2000, seeing just how easy it was to access inappropriate content online… Read more »