John Dalrymple

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What to Know as a First-Time Dad John Dalrymple

In addition to diaper changing techniques and the value of a minivan, there are some foundational realities about pregnancy, birth, and the early years that every dad should be aware of. Here are a few things I’ve learned that I think every first-time dad should know.

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Book Review: The Promises of God Bible Storybook John Dalrymple

If you are looking for a children’s Bible storybook that is “conversational, whimsical, and biblically faithful,” consider adding The Promises of God Storybook Bible to your rotation of family devotion Bibles.

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Is There Peace on Earth? John Dalrymple

“Peace on earth” may seem more like a seasonal sentiment than a cultural reality in 2020. Tensions are high in our country and sometimes in our own homes and hearts. How can we find true peace today for ourselves and for our families?

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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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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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Teach Your Children to Remember John Dalrymple

One of our duties as Christian dads is to memorialize God’s goodness. By pointing to God’s works in your family’s past, you can train your children to more clearly see God’s works in your family’s present.

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3 Ways to Redeem Summer 2020 John Dalrymple

If you are struggling to “redeem the time” (Eph. 5:16) as a family, here are three worthwhile family activities to incorporate into your final weeks of summer—and perhaps continue throughout the entire school year.

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How to Invest in Heaven John Dalrymple

A real long-term investing strategy looks far beyond retirement—to eternity. As dads, we must invest ourselves in heavenly treasures for the glory of God and the benefit of our families.

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Why Do I Get So Mad? John Dalrymple

Anger is an all-too-common reaction from dads. But why? What are the sources of sinful anger? John Dalrymple provides four biblical diagnoses with corresponding solutions.