If you’re like me, you have had days as a parent that leave you feeling exhausted, isolated, overwhelmed, discouraged, and even hopeless. Those sentiments become prevailing perceptions in our minds as parents. Thankfully, God’s Word addresses those perceptions with wonderful encouragement.
For families who want to grow together in both their likeness to Christ and the knowledge of his truth, time in God’s Word together is essential. The Family Worship Series presented by Bible Visuals International is an excellent resource to lead your elementary-age children in this daily learning.
Fathers bear the ultimate responsibility to raise their children according to the Bible (Eph. 6:4)! Thankfully, there are numerous tools available that can help us. Let me introduce you to a resource that accomplishes just that: The Ology: Ancient Truths Ever New by Marty Machowski.
This isn’t news to anybody: dads get stressed! Life is full, and our response to busyness, difficulty, and changed plans affects our families for good or bad. Here are some simple but powerful truths from God’s Word with which we can fill our minds—truths that can both grow us as dads and foster biblical responses in those we lead.
As parents we are to ensure that our children are guided to entertainment that does not detract from their call to holy living for God’s glory. Here are some Scriptural benchmarks or checks that will help govern our family entertainment choices.