-a focus on desired results rather than the process.
-looking to our own righteousness, not Jesus’ righteousness.
-legalistic rules, not God’s grace.
Performance Parenting Series
This four part series begins with common struggles parents face and the gospel remedy. Eric and Leslee unpack the danger of finding our identity in our children. Then they follow it with how the gospel meets this struggle with grace and encouragement. In this series, they discuss things they would tell their younger selves about parenting littles and what they thought they knew about parenting teens and adult children.
Identity in Christ for Kids
Being a Christian is not easy. “Wanting to” is critical to growth and perseverance.
One of the best things we can do to help a child want to walk with Jesus is to help them find joy in him.
We have compiled a list of Identity Statements especially relevant for kids.
Free Family Devotional
5:17 People Week
This FREE 7 day devotional will help your family rediscover together what it means to live as new creations in Christ.
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Are you struggling to lead your children because you are, well, ordinary? Maybe you don’t feel knowledgeable of the Word, or your ability to teach it.
What Christian parent doesn’t want their children to follow Jesus? Tragically, it is possible to appear to follow him—without really knowing him.
What does it mean to be a faithful parent? Is it making sure our kids are clothed and fed? Maybe it is remembering to tell them we love them every day?
Do you want to excite your children? If so, here are some kid-approved ideas: end school early, take them to a movie… or read them the book of Ezekiel…
It was very late one night. I was working in my office when one of the “sibling informers” stormed into my office with tidings of great destruction…
The purpose of this self-evaluation is simply to get you thinking about where you are in your pursuit of the ordinary disciplines that when faithfully…
The hotel ballroom was packed. I was one of three plenary speakers at a conference for youth and children’s ministry leaders. In commenting on the alarming…
It was one of those conversations where Leslee and I could not seem to understand each other. Though calm, things were not going swimmingly
Listed below are five relationship-building questions that I put together and gave to each of my three oldest children age 13-16 right after Christmas.
Maybe it’s a Saturday. You are busy doing any number of things all at once: entering receipts into Quicken, squeezing in a three and a half minute conversation