Should You Force Your Teenager To Go To Church?

by Jack Wellman
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Do you believe you should force your teenager to go to church? A Matter of Choice I cannot tell you as a parent what you should or shouldn’t do. Even though I’m now a grandfather, and all my children are adults, that still doesn’t qualify me to tell you whether you should force your teenager […]

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4 Important Parenting Lessons Straight From The Bible

by David Peach
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The Bible is full of examples for us about being parents. In my quest to think through some of the parenting lessons from the Bible, I tended to only see the negative aspect of these biblical examples. I think is because it stands out to us when someone does something wrong. When we expect a […]

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7 Tips for Raising Kids in a World Filled With Marketing Messages

by Crystal McDowell
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It’s the latest and the greatest so our kids can’t live one more day without it! Whatever it is…the latest technological gadget, coolest shoes ever, the most adorable talking doll or even the fastest skateboard known to mankind. Without parental training on recognizing the power of marketing, our children would never understand the gift of […]

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7 Important Things A Dad Needs To Tell Their Child

by David Peach
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Parents teach their children many things whether they intend to or not. It is often said, “more is caught than taught.” Your children learn from you every day. The question is, are they learning the right thing from your example. Here are some important things that you can purposefully teach your children. Certainly there are […]

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Spare the Rod and Spoil the Child: Bible Verse and Lesson

by Crystal McDowell
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“Whoever spares the rod hates their children, but the one who loves their children is careful to discipline them” (Proverbs 13:24). Many of us have heard the phrase “spare the rod, spoil the child” based off of Proverbs 13:24. Growing up I believed that this scripture was primarily for spanking children in order to keep […]

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10 Things I Wish I Knew When My Kids Were Young

by Pamela Rose Williams
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As we grow older and look back on our life we sometimes “wish” we had done things a little differently. Especially when we are thinking about our life as parents with young children. Now that I am a Grammy I find myself wondering what it would have been like had I been a little wiser […]

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How To Raise A Child In A Christian Home: 10 Important Tips

by Daryl Evans
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It is such a blessing to have the opportunity to raise children. This is true of both believers in Christ and people that do not have a relationship with God. But if you are a person of faith, it is so important to pass on a spiritual heritage that your kids can pass on to […]

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11 Qualities of a Christian Father

by David Peach
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Billy Graham once said: “A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.” There are many qualities of a good Christian father that we can find in the Bible. But we must start with the father simply being present. One statistic I […]

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A Mother’s Love: Christian Tips for Mothering a Strong-Willed Child

by Crystal McDowell
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It’s a scary thing to hear your child that you carried for nine months say these words: “I hate you!” After all those sleepless nights with a crying baby, worrisome days with a sick child, and tedious conflicts with a lost teenager—it comes down to their disrespectful and strong-willed tendencies towards rebellion. There are many […]

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Teaching Children About Prayer: 8 Tips for Parents

by Crystal McDowell
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Are your children praying? Not just over their meals, but do they know how to get a prayer through to God? As a parent, you can’t be available to them 24/7, but God is everywhere all the time and can answer their prayers in His perfect timing. Just as you can decipher the urgency of […]

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