Crushing Expectations

Question Our 14-year-old son is obsessed with being the best and can be devastated by even small mistakes and setbacks which often lead him to quit.  We fear that if […]

Balancing Discipline

Question       This past year has brought massive disruptions in our lives.  With both of us working full-time jobs it’s limited our time with our kids.  When we do have […]

Bible Study with Teens

Question We have two early-teen and pre-teen daughters and whenever we try to initiate a bible study they show NO interest.  We want to help them discover the relevance of […]

Miscommunication with Teens

Question We have two teenage children.  While we have good relationships, we don’t communicate as well as we’d like.  In fact, much of our communication turns out to be miscommunication […]

Bruce Moose and the What-ifs

This is a motion video rendition of “Bruce Moose and the What-Ifs” by Gary J. Oliver & H. Norman Wright. This engaging book for children addresses issues of worry and […]

Moving with Children

Question We just moved to a new town. My daughter will be in 6th grade; my son will be in 9th grade. How can I help them adjust? Answer Moving […]

Talking About Sex

Question As I was dropping off some clean laundry in my son’s room recently, I found a package of condoms on the floor. What’s the best way to address this […]

5 Ways to Be an Effective Father

Question I grew up with a dad that was physically and emotionally absent. We have two young sons and I want to be the kind of father that will help […]

Effective Parenting

Questions In the past year I have read several books on parenting. Each was written from a sound Biblical perspective with helpful suggestions on how to parent more effectively. I […]