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 […]

Church Division

Question Recently, my husband decided to leave our church because he said he doesn’t feel spiritually led there anymore. I see this as a division in our family because I […]

Building Trust

Question I recently married a widow who has 8 and 10-year-old daughters.  My wife has acknowledged that because of their fathers’ death and her need to work two jobs, many […]

Saying Sorry

Question Our 14-year-old daughter is a precious young lady with many strengths.  Unfortunately, she isn’t very good at taking responsibility for things she says and does that wound others.  It’s […]

Separate Churches

Question My wife and I attend separate churches. She attends the church from her childhood where most of her friends and her sister and mother are members. While that church […]

Praying as a Family

Question We gather for a “family prayer time” every week but sometimes it seems like something we “do” rather than something that is having a meaningful impact.  Do you have […]

Talking Finances with The Kids

Question Due to a job loss and other factors we’re faced with some significant financial challenges and we’re going to have to make some major changes in our standard of […]

Grandparents and Rules

Question My kids (ages 5 and 7) love their grandparents, and my husband and I want to help foster that relationship. The problem is my parents won’t help enforce our […]

Negative Attitudes

Question I often overhear my two daughters criticizing other people. I think they’re picking it up from other kids at school, but I want them to see the positive instead […]

Disciplining Through Understanding

Question We have caught our 13-year-old daughter wearing clothing that is entirely inappropriate, especially for her age. When she leaves home, she looks fine so evidently she is changing after she […]