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Parenting with purpose. What do you want for your child or children? Do you want what God wants? Are you aligning your goals with God’s will?
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Parenting with Purpose: Aligning Your Goals with God’s Will

According to a survey of more than 5000 parents in 16 countries by the investment bank HSBC, the main thing parents want for their children is happiness. Parents also want their children to become successful, be safe, embrace healthy lifestyles, be responsible, and have great careers. Parenting with purpose. What

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Parenting Through Adversity: Keeping Jesus at the Center
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Parenting Through Adversity: Keeping Jesus at the Center

Parenting through adversity. Are you parenting through adversity? If you are, you’re probably thinking about keeping your children safe, allaying their fears, explaining what’s happening, helping them adjust, finding things to do, figuring out how to lower the stress levels in your home, and much more. It’s not easy. You’re

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Biblical Parenting: Raising Children in the Word

Biblical parenting. Are you raising your children in the Word? How’s it going for you? Seventeenth-century author John Wilmot said, “Before I got married, I had six theories about bringing up children. Now I have six children and no theories!” Parenting is complex. But what if we could encapsulate the

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Parenting With Grace

Parenting with grace. The author Paul Tripp says, “There is nothing more important to consistent, faithful, patient, loving, and effective parenting than to understand what God has given you in the grace of His Son, the Lord Jesus Christ.” Grace isn’t a thing; it’s a person that comes to us

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Parenting God’s Way

In response to a suggestion from a colleague to reutilize some of my sermons as articles, here’s a précis of a message titled Parenting God’s Way from the Family Matters series preached at Muskoka Bible Centre. Parenting God’s Way What’s the most significant parenting passage in the Bible? Is it

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Parenting Advice From Proverbs

Are you looking for wise practical parenting advice – something Divinely inspired? Do you want to equip your children to worship God and live fruitful lives for Him? Here are 12 tips and texts from the Old Testament book of Proverbs that will help you parent your child God’s way: Start

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God’s Plan for Parents

It seems reasonable to presume that God’s plan for parents is ideal. Yet many Christian parents aren’t parenting God’s way. Why is that, and how can parents shift from what they’re doing to what God wants them to do? Naturally inclined. Before considering God’s plan for parents, we should recognize

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More is Caught Than Taught

The adage “more is caught than taught” is undoubtedly true concerning how children learn to love and live for Jesus. Children mimic what they see. Most children want to be like their mom or dad. How are you living? You’re either living according to the world’s ways or according to

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Faith-Nurturing Parenting

Is faith-nurturing parenting essential? According to the 2022 findings of the Arbor Research Group, less than two-thirds of parents identifying as Christians say it’s essential for their family to connect with a faith community. The research also revealed that most parents identifying as Christians place a higher value on their

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A father and educator shares tips to help your family make Bible reading a priority. 

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Discipleship is not just time-bound moments when your family reads the Bible. Discover how to share your faith throughout the day. 

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Christian parenting is joining together, sharing, contributing, and cooperating with God in what He’s doing with our children. Christian parenting is imitating Jesus (cf. Philippians 2:1-5), having the same attitude, mindset, and love that Jesus has. Discover numerous blog posts on Christian parenting and how you can raise your children to know God. Faith at home is important and parents are essential in the faith development of our children – so be intentional with discipleship at home. Discover family Bible reading resources, tips and thinking. 

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