Teaching your children is a 24-hour God-given responsibility but the atmosphere is not always conducive for a formal time of instruction. How do you create natural teaching times with your kids or identify those moments that are best for communicating with them? Ron Perry gives very practical advice for dads about creating, finding, and seizing teachable moments.
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.
Genesis chapters 1-11 present simple realities about God, us, and our relationship to him. In a sense, we find the central core of absolute truth in these chapters in the form of timeless and central realities our children can understand. These are truths that we are responsible to teach them, to show them.
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.