For a quarter century, Abraham and Sarah occupied God’s waiting room. When Abraham was 75 and his wife 65, God promised they would have a son. At just the right time in God’s providential plan, Abraham and Sarah laid eyes on the promised child and heard the words they had dreamed of all their lives.
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And a major factor making the difference between a strengthened, authentic faith or walking away in unbelief is the context in which the struggle takes place.
The worth of that sculpted plaque lay not in its outward form, but in the heart of its creator.
The primary struggle for Christian parents in this situation is coming to terms with what happened and how to relate to their child moving forward.
You experience a real dilemma in sensitive conversations: how do you deal with different values, beliefs, priorities, worldviews, and behaviours while still caring for the person and staying involved in his or her life?
The parable made me aware of my own imperfections and need for God’s grace and forgiveness. This realization helped me release my dad from the unfair blame I had placed on him.
This article is designed to create a better understanding of effective fathering. For the next 30 days read the questions and allow them to spark deeper personal reflection and life change.
Everyday events such as singing songs, telling stories, and serving the less fortunate can build a child's worldview and model true spirituality.
When the rights of teens clash with the rights of parents, the nest invariably becomes messy. So how do parents maintain a relatively peaceful home when everyone is claiming their rights?
One reason God placed us within families is to prepare us for the world, even if takes hearing the truth “a thousand times.”