Driving every sinful grasp for money is a discontented heart reaching for something to “fix what’s wrong” with your circumstances. As dads, we must lead the way in living a lifestyle marked by contentment and satisfaction.
Why gather with a particular church family? Similar standards? Excellence in worship? Quality kids programs? Have you ever valued a church family because it provided your kids with healthy diversity, loving accountability and ministry opportunities?
What place does the church play in your family’s life? More than religious childcare and networking opportunities, the church is a family that is essential for the spiritual growth of you and your children. Here are the first three of six reasons why your kids need a church family.
The job of parenting is overwhelming. How exactly do you raise a child to love, honor, know, and cherish God with all his heart, soul, and mind? In my family we’ve found faithfully sticking to a few simple practices each day shapes our home in ways that grand plans never can. In short, we’ve seen God begin to build our home through our ordinary, daily practices.
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.