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David: Great King Lousy Dad John Dalrymple

King David is known as a “man after God’s own heart,” but he made several parenting decisions that had disastrous consequences. There are three important lessons we can learn as dads from the sad stories of David’s sons in 2 Samuel 11–15.

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Dads and Authority Kristopher Schaal

The Bible teaches that a dad’s authority comes from God. That’s a simple truth with profound implications.

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Faith Is Not Blind Chris Pennington

As a Christian dad, how you think and talk about faith carries heightened importance because your conception of faith will filter down to your children. The Bible constantly encourages us to have faith in God because he is trustworthy. God wants us to express this kind of honoring faith to him.

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31 Ways to Help Your Weary Wife John Pate

How can a husband help his weary wife shoulder her load? 1 Peter 3:7 gives believing husbands a clear mission: “live with your wives in an understanding way.” Here are thirty-one practical ways you can do just that.

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What Does It Mean to Be a Humble Dad? Kristopher Schaal

Philippians 2:4 says we are to esteem others better than ourselves. But what does that mean? What does it mean to be a humble dad?

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Book Review: The Tech-Wise Family Chris Pennington

The Tech-Wise Family offers a perspective on life and the family that moves beyond how we use our phones. It guides parents to be present at home, to help their children thrive in community, and to leverage technology to cultivate a full life.

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This Day We Fight John Pate

In order to be the leader God wants us to be, you and I must daily fight sin. Paul’s letter to the Colossian believers gives us a much-needed battle plan to live victorious lives.

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Helping Your Kids with Fear John Dalrymple

Fear plants deep roots during childhood. Teach your kids what the Bible has to say about different fears and trust the Lord to give them courage as they grow and mature.

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What Makes My Child Who He Is? Kristopher Schaal

Many Christian parents are looking for a formula to ensure that their children trust Christ as Savior and please Him with their lives. Unfortunately, such a formula doesn’t exist. You must work and pray to the end that your children know and faithfully follow God. This is the work of shepherding your child’s heart. In order to do this work, you must understand that your children are the products of two things: shaping influences and Godward orientation.

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John Dalrymple

John Dalrymple

Menifee, California

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Kristopher Schaal

Kristopher Schaal

Apple Valley, California

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John Pate

John Pate

Indianapolis, IN

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Chris Pennington

Chris Pennington

Eden, Utah

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