Hiding the Full Truth from Kids Is Often Healthy
As our children come of age, how do we talk about the brutal realities of a broken world?
Opinion | Family. Hiding the Full Truth from Kids Is Often Healthy. As our children come of age, how do we talk about the brutal realities of a broken world?
Are Smart, Educated Women Still Called to the Church Nursery?
For women like me, children’s ministry can seem like low-level work for the least experienced.
For women like me, children's ministry can seem like low-level work for the least experienced. Before I went to seminary, I worked as a regular volunteer in children's ministry.
I’m Not Called to Keep My Kids from Danger
I can’t keep my kids safe. But I can prepare them for a life of faithfulness.
Piper asks a related question that my husband and I asked ourselves when we decided to move to North Africa: “What is the greatest good you can do for your children?” We believed
How to Talk About Race with Your Kids
Children naturally notice differences—and that is a good thing.
Opinion | Family. How to Talk About Race with Your Kids. Children naturally notice differences—and that is a good thing. Yet, young children notice difference all the time.
When Combat Trauma Tests a Marriage
PTSD impacts not just veterans but their spouses and children too. How can the church help military families heal?
PTSD impacts not just veterans but their spouses and children too. How can the church help military families heal? PTSD impacts not just veterans but their spouses and children too.
Six Ways to Inspire Confident, Contagious Faith in Your Kids
How do we help children and teens contend with the big questions? An apologist offers her take.
How do we help children and teens contend with the big questions? An apologist offers her take. How do we help children and teens contend with the big questions?
Treasures in Heaven, Tchotchkes on Earth
What happens when our kids don’t want our heirlooms.
by Samantha Bronkar in the Christian Science Monitor with an apt title summarizing the generational tension: “Boomer parents: 'One day, this will all be yours!' Grown children: 'Noooo!'”.
How to Binge Watch Like a Believer
The acclaimed cultural critic Andy Crouch says parents, not kids, are the key to a tech-wise family.
have a more complicated job in raising their kids today than previous generations—primarily because they have the added responsibility of monitoring their children's technology use.
13 Books to Read with Your Kids This Summer
What books would I take to a desert island—if my children came with me?
What books would I take to a desert island—if my children came with me? I also wanted to list books that, rather than being just “good for children,” are universally good stories.
Millennials Can Leave Evangelicalism. But Not Its Pop Culture.
Does the cottage industry around Christian subculture nostalgia reveal the church’s failures—or its successes?
recapping his experience. Watson's five children are big fans of the 30-minute kids' audio drama—an affinity they picked up from their father. Across the
God Hears Your Back-to-School Prayers
A new school year brings more challenges and opportunities for Christians in education.
fact that the Lord is so creative. Parents are gifted with children to steward, and each child has a calling upon their life. As that calling comes to fruition
Why Are Our Children So Anxious?
Unpacking the reasons behind childhood and adolescent anxiety—and the hope we find in the gospel.
Why Are Our Children So Anxious? Experts believe the rising number of children and adolescents dealing with anxiety is the result of several cultural, biological, and familial factors.
Book List: Our Favorite New Releases for Kids
10 faith-enriching picture books.
We've reviewed some of the newest releases from Christian publishers to identify top-notch picture books that will engage children's souls and aid in their spiritual formation.
Give Your Kids the Gift of Absence
Time and attention are not the only ways to bless our children.
Give Your Kids the Gift of Absence. Time and attention are not the only ways to bless our children. In the years since then, I've learned that time is not the only gift we give our children.
When ‘You’re Pregnant’ Feels Like Bad News
How can the church help those who are grieving motherhood?
Parenthood left her “exhausted” and “bankrupt,” she says, and many readers agreed, writing in their own stories of regret over their decisions to have children.
How Government Support Saved Me
Signing up for food stamps changed my view of poverty in America.
It came as a little bit of a surprise to me—I had, after all, been a part of the WIC (women, infants, and children) program for almost seven years, starting with my first child.
When Mother’s Day Feels Like a Minefield
Let's reimagine ways we can honor mothers without wounding others.
Bonnie, a mother of a beautiful adopted daughter, tells of one Mother's Day when her pastor invited children to hand out chocolate kisses to their mothers.
The Key to Raising Kind Kids
Harvard psychologist Richard Weissbourd says it’s closer than you think.
Two years ago, a headline-grabbing study in Current Biology concluded that religious children from around the world shared less than those from non-religious homes.