When it comes to our children, we can do a lot of things to help them have an advantage in life.
We can send them to the best schools and buy them the most expensive tennis shoes, but their lives will still be miserable if they don’t have wisdom. Godly wisdom is the key to a happy life.
Have you missed any of the Fighting for Families radio broadcasts?
It’s not too late to catch up on some of the great laugh-and-learn messages.
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When people hear the word, “success,” they may think in terms of money, but we’re talking about succeeding in life.
We’ve all experienced failure at different times in our life. It can seem devastating, but it doesn’t have to keep us down permanently. Continue reading…
The answer to that question is, “yes.” Your child is gifted.
They may or may not be in the gifted program, but the creator of the universe has given them a specific gift. Part of your job as a parent is to help them find that gift and begin to steward it. Continue reading…
What’s the one thing your family can’t live without? The answer is God’s Word. It sounds simple and truly it is. Your family needs God’s Word to make it. God’s Word makes the difference in our hearts, in our relationships and in our life.
Jesus often told stories so people could understand certain concepts more clearly.
When we teach our children, it’s important for us to do the same. That doesn’t mean teaching in parables necessarily. What that means is finding something they can relate to in order to highlight and teach the principles from God’s Word.
(Here is a fun activity to do with your children, specifically at Easter.)
When you’re facing a tough situation, laughter can be good medicine. Even better, is the truth of God’s Word because that is the only thing that will help you turn your situation around.
Listen in as Joe shares his experience of talking to God during a difficult time in his life and how that changed his perspective. Continue reading…
The timing is always “perfect.” You’re in the kitchen trying to get something done, working on paper work in your office, cleaning up a mess, or dealing with something stressful and here comes your child.
They tore my coloring page! Can clouds be green instead of white? Can I have the new video game?
Every parent has that experience several times a day and it can be easy to turn and say something you don’t mean in a moment of stress.
(Here are three things every parent should avoid saying to their child and why.)
One misconception is that nice people don’t have conflicts. That is a myth. Jesus was a confronter. You can’t fix something if you don’t confront it. Don’t avoid confrontation. We are here on this planet to fix things!
We need to know what the Word of God says about how to engage in conversation and how to resolve conflicts.