Parenting

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A Conversation About Raising Children With Disabilities John Pate

Raising children with disabilities presents unique and difficult challenges. With challenges like frequent medical appointments and the need for specialized discipleship, parents of disabled children must continually access God’s abundant grace. Three families share what they’re learning from the journey and how the church can support them.

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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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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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Teach Your Child to Say “Yes” John Pate

A vital part of training our children to submit to authority includes requiring a verbal expression of submission. Explore the biblical reasons for this principle as well as some ways dads can practically teach their children to say “yes.”

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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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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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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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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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Bible Rules vs Family Rules Guest: Kit Johnson

How can you help your children understand the difference between God’s rules and your family’s rules? Pastor Kit Johnson provides four biblical guidelines to help you communicate your family convictions to your kids.