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 […]

How To Forgive Hurt

Question Our teenage son was rejected by several of his friends and his hurt has turned into a bitterness and hatred that concerns us.  We’ve encouraged him to forgive them […]

Consistency in Discipline

Question My husband and I haven’t done the greatest job in being consistent in how we discipline our 4-year-old son. Now that we have another child (22 months old), I […]

After Divorce

Question My husband and I divorced a little more than a year ago. The kids live with me and visit their dad (and his new wife of three months) every […]

Mothering Boys

Question I grew up with two sisters, and I have two daughters and a son.  I know a lot about raising daughters but not about raising a boy.  What does […]

Paralyzed with Fear

Question My 13-year-old daughter is almost paralyzed by fears. She won’t  try new things because of her fear of failure or disaster. Her conversations are peppered with “What ifs”  and […]

Cultivating Children of Integrity

One time I fell asleep during a U.S. History course that had a unique class tradition. At the end of each class, the professor chose a student to pray. Realizing […]

Effective Parenting

Question Sometimes I feel so overwhelmed by the many things that go into being an effective parent.  What are some of the core habits that might helpful for me to […]

Newborns and Intimacy

Question How can couples achieve intimacy with a newborn in the house? How can we keep the spark going? Answer After the birth of your new baby, the interest in […]

What My Children Have Taught Me

A mentor can be defined as someone one who is committed to developing a person to his maximum potential for Jesus Christ. I have had many mentors throughout my lifetime. […]