Posts Tagged: parents

How Do You Talk to Kids About God? Interview with Author Natasha Crain.

(Original post by Sean McDowell here.) With the popularity of her blog and books, Natasha Crain has exploded onto the scene as an important voice in the world of parenting and apologetics (and beyond!). Her story, which she briefly shares below, is both encouraging and motivating for those of us who deeply care about equipping and reaching the… Read more »

6 Questions to Ask Before Adopting

[Original post here by Paul Pennington] Over the last decade, God has worked in amazing ways to raise awareness of His love for orphans among American Christians. This awareness had led to action, and thousands of orphans and foster children have been adopted into Christian families. Sadly, many of these families are now barely surviving. Hope for Orphans was privileged to be a… Read more »

Why Parenting Is More Important Than Schools

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 »

Questions Welcome

Several years ago, we heard Josh speak at the National Apologetics Conference. He told the story about when his (at the time) teenage son expressed doubts about God and Josh reacted with, “Great! Let’s talk about it!” That story helped us to effectively minister to our own son. One night, as a senior at a… Read more »

Why Don’t My Kids Embrace Biblical Truth?

Biblical truth, parents

Does Biblical Truth Still Matter? “Honey, when can we meet Tony?” “We were thinking Christmas break, Mom. But don’t worry about fixing up the guest room. We’ll share my room.” Terri’s eyes widened in shock. “Excuse me?” “Mom,” huffed Renee, “We’ve been having sex for months. We’re in love! Just because Tony and I don’t… Read more »

The Father Connection—or Lack Thereof

Johns Hopkins Medical School commissioned two professors, Dr. Thomas and Dr. Duazunski to study 1,337 medical doctors who graduated from Johns Hopkins University. They wanted to determine a cause factor, for these five diseases: (1) hypertension; (2) coronary heart disease; (3) malignant tumors; (4) mental illness; and (5) suicide. There was only one factor to these… Read more »

Why Do Mom and Dad Talk about Getting a Divorce?

There are times when mom and dad may have problems getting along. One thing or another may cause this. The major stress points in a marriage are not kids as much as financial problems, lack of communication and lack of trust. When parents, or anyone for that matter, get under pressure, their sensitivity level goes… Read more »