John Dalrymple

Why Your Kids Need a Church Family (Part 1)
Why Your Kids Need a Church Family (Part 1) John Dalrymple

What place does the church play in your family’s life? More than religious childcare and networking opportunities, the church is a family that is essential for the spiritual growth of you and your children. Here are the first three of six reasons why your kids need a church family.

Four Ways to Love Your Children
Four Ways to Love Your Children John Dalrymple

God gives every parent a special love for their kids but sometimes we as dads aren’t always good at showing it. It’s possible that one or more of these four ways to love your children will be difficult for you, but each one is important.

What to Know as a First-Time Dad
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.

Is There Peace on Earth?
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?

David: Great King Lousy Dad
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.