Friday Funnies: Never Enough Bathrooms in the House

As a father of six children—five of those being girls—Joe learned early how to find “creative” solutions to keep the peace. There’s no greater example of this than in how he “solved” the bathroom fights.

Beyond the creative solutions, Joe also shares a biblical truth that is the key to understanding how to successfully deal with family issues.

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Building Healthy Blended Families

“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them. And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth” (Genesis 1:27-28 KJV).

God’s plan for humanity is that a man and a woman come together as husband and wife, raise godly seed, and build a strong family and a successful life. The problem is that we have an enemy whose goal is to kill, steal, and destroy (John 10:10).

At the top of his list of things to destroy are marriages and families.  Blended families can feel an extra strain because of the unique circumstances they may be facing with ex-spouses, children,etc. As a result, one of the biggest challenges of divorce or remarriage is building a healthy “blended family.”

Father And Children Doing Laundry

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There is No “Wisdom Gene”

 

“And Jesus increased in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and man” (Luke 2:52 KJV).

I want my kids to grow in wisdom. Why?

Because wise kids live long, they have the ability to become wealthy, and they’re more apt to be promoted to leadership positions and have a broader scope of influence. And that means they can do a lot of good for a lot of people. I want my kids to be godly influences everywhere they go and live happy, successful lives.

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Raising Smart, Talented, Godly Kids

 

“The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock” (Matthew 7:25 NIV).

It’s a proud parent moment when your child takes first place in a piano recital or brings home a trophy from a sporting event. Gifts and talents are a good thing and the Bible says they’ll “make room for you” (Proverbs 18:16), which means they’ll open doors of opportunity and blessing.

Raising Children

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