Blog


My Best Decisions as a Dad


He will turn the hearts of the fathers back to their children and the hearts of the children to their fathers.  Malachi 4:6a Notice that in God’s Word in our Scripture above that God begins by turning the hearts of fathers back to their children.  Dads let’s lead the way so our children will follow The Lord and turn their hearts back to us as fathers...and to Him! Over the next two posts I'm going to share some of the decisions the Lord led me...
Read More

Parenting is Discipleship


Parents, don’t provoke your children in a way that ends up discouraging them.  Colossians 3:21 Love and Lordship in Focus...Parenting, i.e., discipling our children requires that we live our lives as disciples of Christ so that it aligns with what we are teaching them. They will catch much more by our example than by what we teach them. As we continue to explore parenting (discipling) our children according to God’s design, let’s look at three opportunities for parents to disciple and train their children in...
Read More

Biblical Discipleship in Parenting


Train up a child in the way he should go, and even when he is old he will not depart from it.  Proverbs 22:6 Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. Ephesians 6:4 Love and Lordship in Focus...Training our children up in The Lord requires that we not only first walk that path ourselves but continually impress God’s Word and Christ’s character on them. This will not be easy for most parents...
Read More

Character in Scripture…and Parenting


Family and Parenting in God's Design…continued  (Deuteronomy 6:6-9) Training our children up in The Lord requires that we not only first walk that path ourselves but continually impress God’s Word and Christ’s character on them. As parents, we all desire to have a household of peace rooted in character. Scripture speaks to the importance of character over and over again and I want to share two of those passages to encourage you as to its importance and to be sure you’re walking in the character...
Read More

Family and Parenting in God’s Design (Deuteronomy 6:6-9)


Children are both the greatest blessing and greatest burden all rolled into one…all by God’s design. “By wisdom a house is built, and through understanding it is established; through knowledge its rooms are filled with rare and beautiful treasures.”  Proverbs 24:3-4 “Unless the Lord builds the house, the builders labor in vain…Behold, children are a gift of the LORD, the fruit of the womb is a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, so are the children of one’s youth. Like arrows in...
Read More