If you’re like me, you have had days as a parent that leave you feeling exhausted, isolated, overwhelmed, discouraged, and even hopeless. Those sentiments become prevailing perceptions in our minds as parents. Thankfully, God’s Word addresses those perceptions with wonderful encouragement.
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.
We must fight on more than one front in order to protect our time with God in His Word. Choose only one battle front, and our devotional habit may suffer. Fight on all three fronts, and the habit can last. Get triple protection!
How can you help your teenager behave in a manner pleasing to God? How do you help him or her grow into a committed disciple of Jesus Christ? According to the Apostle Paul in Ephesians 4:17–32, you must begin with the gospel. New birth produces new behavior.
As parents we are to ensure that our children are guided to entertainment that does not detract from their call to holy living for God’s glory. Here are some Scriptural benchmarks or checks that will help govern our family entertainment choices.
Our children are constantly exposed to and pursuing various forms of entertainment. We have an opportunity as dads to direct them to the perfect guide that can help them think through and wisely consume all forms of entertainment. Let’s go to God’s wonderful Word to find truths and principles that can guide our kids’ entertainment choices.