My Daughter, Give Me Your Heart

I have prayed many things for my children (all girls!) over the years. I have prayed for their salvation, that God would shine the light of the gospel in their hearts. I have prayed for their future husbands, that he would be a man that loves Jesus and loves her like Jesus loves His bride. I have…

Accountability, self-leadership, and praying for your kids.

Here are 3 links to short, helpful posts regarding accountability, self-leadership, and praying for your kids or grandkids! Barnabas Piper on overcomplicating accountability. Chuck Lawless on questions to ask your family to honestly discern are you leading your family well. 16 prayers to pray for your children that God delights in.

Everything that is not gospel is law

Obedience should be expected but I’m curious, are you more law-driven or grace-driven in your parenting? In Give Them The Grace the authors break down obedience into four categories, which is helpful Initial obedience – learning to obey Dad’s and Mom’s voice Social obedience – learning the social codes of society (please and thank you) Civic…

Shelter your kids from the world? Nah, not helpful. Why?

Your children will eventually grow up and become self-governing individuals The gospel tells us that evil does not have its origin solely from outside us but rather comes from inside us The gospel teaches us that God has called us to minister to our media-saturated culture. Questions that can ask yourself as you seek to…