Kristopher Schaal

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Getting Started With Family Worship Kristopher Schaal

The basic elements of family worship are easy to accomplish–simply read, sing, and pray together!

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Dads and Authority Part 3 Kristopher Schaal

How can we as Christian fathers avoid provoking our children? Here are five safeguards you can put into place to avoid provoking your children to wrath without compromising your parental authority.

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Dads and Authority Part 2 Kristopher Schaal

One of my least-favorite responsibilities as a dad is disciplining my children. I don’t know about you, but I’d rather just feed them ice cream, play games, and wrestle all day long! However, there are many biblical reasons why it is essential that we train our kids to obey.

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Dad Goals 2021—Jonathan Edwards Style Kristopher Schaal

Theologian Jonathan Edwards wrote a famous list of 70 resolutions, some of which are incredibly daunting. As we approach the new year, ask yourself, “What changes should you make to be a more Christlike dad this year?”

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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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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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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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Do As I Do Kristopher Schaal

Why doesn’t the slogan, “Do as I say, not as I do” ever work with your kids? Because often when it comes to parenting, “actions speak louder than words.” If you are going to effectively disciple your children, they need to see that YOU walk with God!

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Unbiblical Parenting Goals Kristopher Schaal

“What is the goal of parenting?” It’s very easy for dads to slip into pursuing the wrong goals in our parenting. Let’s explore some of those common unbiblical goals and then look at what the Bible has to say.