Category Archives: Family

9 Ways To Be An Awesome Dad

9 Ways To Be An Awesome Dad

. I’ve written about things I thank my Dad for, and I’ve written about words I want my sons to understand as they become men. I have an awesome Dad. And I want to be an awesome Dad. But what, exactly, makes a Dad awesome? I’m not sure there’s a definitive list or definition what makes a… Continue reading

3 Practices for Purposeful Parenting

3 Practices for Purposeful Parenting

  As fulfilling as it can be, anyone who’s been a parent for longer than about a week knows that parenting is hard! There’s no manual, and everyone seems to have different opinions on what works and what doesn’t.  Most parents want to “parent on purpose”. In other words, be intentional about raising kids properly. We want… Continue reading

A Primer For Parenting

A Primer For Parenting

Anyone who’s been a parent for longer than a week knows that parenting can be hard work! Most of us understand the significance of parenting, but many of us don’t really have a framework that helps us know how to parent successfully, and especially how to pass on our faith to our kids (without abdicating that responsibility… Continue reading

Praying With Your Child

Praying With Your Child

In our last post I wrote about Praying For Your Child. In this post, let’s talk about praying with our kids.  I think most Christian parents would agree that praying for our kids is important, but we also need to pray with them.  Why?  Primarily because: God hears the prayer of a believing child as much as He hears that… Continue reading

Praying For Your Child

Praying For Your Child

As a parent of two young men, I have and continue to pray a lot for them!  But every parent should be praying for their kids.  Soon after my second son, Garret, was born, I wrote this prayer and have prayed it almost daily since then: Dear Father, Teach Taylor & Garret to love You with… Continue reading