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A Letter to Moms of Sons

  My husband and I have been praying for many years for the young man who will eventually ask for our daughter’s hand in marriage…even though now we have no idea who that person will be. We know that God has … Continue reading

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Teens and Movies: What’s the Big Deal?

Does it really matter what movies your teenager goes to see?  I mean, what does movie viewing have to do with your teen’s Christian faith and walk? And should you, as the parent, have the final say in what they see? Not … Continue reading

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Counter-Cultural Parenting

  As our culture slides down the slippery slope towards complete and total secularism, it is more important than ever that Christian parents take note and become counter-cultural in their parenting approach. We must wake up to the tidal wave … Continue reading

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Mourning and Celebrating: Life in Transition

Today I’m mourning and celebrating. My daughter got her driver’s license. Although it is an exciting time for her, I find myself experiencing mixed emotions. I am mourning the loss of our mother/daughter time in the car. She and I have … Continue reading

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What are the character traits of effective Christian adults?

  Parenting is not an exact science, to be sure. When our children are young and we are in the trenches, doing the day-to-day work of it, we don’t often step back to think about the character outcomes that we … Continue reading

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