How would you like a versatile tool that is guaranteed to never wear out and always stay sharp and strong? Chances are you already have it. The question is, are you using it?
Reading regularly exposes your children to distant lands and cultures, breeds a healthy imagination and curiosity, and expands their horizons for God. As a dad, you have a special role in providing this gift.
As my Grandpa Wright’s ordinary life nears its end, I am struck by the extraordinary legacy of godliness he leaves behind. How? What virtues of Christ were visible in him? Who must I be now, by God’s grace, if I want to reach the end of my life with the same legacy of godliness? Here’s an edifying personal reflection on my grandfather’s life, near its end.
When it seems like the world is falling apart, our children need to see that God can be trusted to take care of us.
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.
Beneath all our pushing of our children must flow a “Never-Stopping, Never Giving Up, Unbreaking, Always and Forever Love.” Christian Dad, has God’s unconditional love in Christ taken root in your soul? Do your children know that you love them unconditionally?
If you want to lead your family well, love your wife. If you want to love your wife well, take time to ask her intentional questions about her heart and your marriage. Here are five starter questions to regularly ask your wife so you can lead her, love her, and care for her well.
It’s easy for dads to roll out of bed and stumble toward the mountain of tasks and problems that await us without asking our heavenly Father for help. But, amazingly, He invites us to start our day with a heart-felt morning cry.
Teaching your children to resolve conflict requires sacrificing your own comfort for the sake of their growth. But your children—even young children—can learn how to be peacemakers.