Great and Unexpected Things

Great and Unexpected Things

If you ask most little kids what they want to be when they grow up, you may be able to guess their answer. They want to be ballerinas, sports stars, and superheroes. Older kids will seemingly cast off those childhood dreams and, when asked by an adult, they’ll...

Kids’ Essays Show the Power of Father Figures

by Ken Canfield, Ph.D. Every Father’s Day I get reflective about the state of fatherhood in our nation—where we’ve been and where we’re going. First, my attention goes to all the children who are fatherless; we are acutely aware of the impact of fatherlessness. Its...
3 Reasons to Honor Moms

3 Reasons to Honor Moms

Dads, you’re ready to honor your mother and your children’s mother this Sunday … aren’t you? I hope Mother’s Day is something you throw yourself into, because moms deserve it—and it’s good for us and for our kids. By now you have probably made arrangements for...

Want to be a better dad? Do THIS…

What’s the biblical foundation for a Christian household? The third chapter of Colossians contains some pointed direction for Christian families: “Wives, submit to your husbands … Husbands, love your wives … Children, obey your parents.” We’d...

Delight in Your Kids

Proverbs 3:12 says, “The LORD disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in.” If you’re like most dads, you hear that and take it as a reminder to make sure and discipline your children. God disciplines us, and we’re to follow his example...

Just Be a Spiritual Mentor. Just Be DAD.

by Steve Wilson   My second oldest child is living in England for several months while interning in her field of work. We’ve kept up with her adventure through the standard media of the day—Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, Skype and iCloud Photo Sharing. It’s been fun...