Parents want their kids to read more. That seems to be one of those universal statements that holds firm each year. While I offer no bulletproof plan to creating readers in your home, I wanted to share some of the tips that have helped us cultivate a practice (and dare I say, a love) of … Continue reading 6 Tips for Cultivating Little Readers
I grew up in rural Mississippi—a beautiful blend of cattle pastures, meandering brooks, and forests. For some, this sounds dreadful, but for me, it was a delight. Climbing trees, playing on hay bales, and conquering hordes of imaginary enemies lurking in the woods were the daily adventures of my childhood, and they are memories that … Continue reading Sorting Out Your Family’s Priorities
A vital part of parenting is teaching children important skills and lessons like how to cook, how to manage money, and how to drive a car. The fundamental task of Christian parenting is to raise children in the fear and instruction of the Lord (Prov. 1:7; Eph. 6:4). In other words, the call to parenting … Continue reading Parents, Confess Your Sin to Your Children
I recently had the opportunity to write a corporate prayer that the congregation at Heucks Retreat read together. It came at the end of a series on marriage and the family, which is why the prayer focuses on that topic. I decided to share it on here with the hopes that, with a little tweaking, … Continue reading A Family Prayer
Last night, I had the opportunity to preach at Heucks Retreat. I'm reluctantly putting this information out there because I feel like I'm a stronger writer than preacher, though that isn't saying much. Anyway, here is the sermon audio. It's titled "Family Discipleship."