Journaling can be a key habit for real personal and spiritual stability. It’s built my discipline, enhanced my memories (especially with my children), given me focus, and helped me grow spiritually.
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.
Does God punish children for the sins of their parents? How are we to understand these statements from Exodus 20:5, 34:7, and Deuteronomy 12:9? How should we respond as parents?
Growing fathers can often feel uncertain about how we are to go about parenting our children. Thankfully, God has provided clear and powerful instructions in His Word. Guest writer Todd Curtis, a father of four grown children who are faithfully following Christ, points fathers to God’s clear instructions.
Most kids and dads don’t think about sin accurately. We tend to view sin as an inconvenience, an interruption, or a social ill. But the Bible teaches us to think and parent differently.
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.
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.
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.
The Bible teaches that a dad’s authority comes from God. That’s a simple truth with profound implications.