Hope and Strategy for Parents of Prodigal Children

Statistics show that a majority of Christian kids are leaving the faith when they leave the nest. That means a majority of Christian parents are parenting a prodigal child. Support for those walking through the prodigal journey is one of the greatest needs in the body of Christ today.  But where does the prodigal parent start? Best-selling author Laine Lawson Craft […]

Hope for Families that Battle Mental Health Disorders

May is mental health awareness month, and more families than ever are facing challenges in this area of health. I battled clinical depression for 17 years, and I have children who struggle with mental health as well, so it is time to tackle this tough topic on  CHRISTIAN PARENT/CRAZY WORLD. My special guest in this episode is Peyton Garland, an exquisite writer, editor, and mental health […]

How Does a Drag Queen Become a Minister of the Gospel?

At some point in our parenting journey, we will become discouraged. Probably many times. Sometimes our kids or their friends choose dangerous and destructive paths. There is nothing like the powerful testimony of a life transformed to encourage us in our own walk with the Lord and in our parenting. In episode 60 of CHRISTIAN PARENT/CRAZY WORLD, I continue my riveting conversation with Blake Howard, the committed church […]

How Does a Committed Church Kid Become a Drag Queen?

We’ve all heard the story of a kid in the church youth group who is now on a destructive path. Many parents are living this story.  Sometimes the lessons we teach our kids don’t stick. The faith we hand down doesn’t become their own. They have outside influences that erode the foundation that us parents seek so diligently to build.  In the episode 59 of CHRISTIAN PARENT/CRAZY WORLD.,  I share a cautionary tale […]

7 Lies Our Culture is Selling Our Kids – Are They Buying?

Our culture is selling a pack of lies to the next generation. Are your kids buying?  That is the topic we discuss in episode 58 of CHRISTIAN PARENT/CRAZY WORLD.  Joining me again is Elizabeth Urbanowicz, creator of Foundation Worldview, a Christian worldview curriculum for kids ages 4 to 14. Elizabeth has distilled the catalog of cultural falsehoods into a best-of list containing the top seven most prevalent lies being […]

How To Teach Your Kids the Christian Worldview

The Christian worldview is challenged like never before in American culture. With a majority of kids leaving the faith after they leave the nest, Christian parents need to prioritize establishing a biblical worldview in the lives of our children. Our kids can’t keep what they don’t own, and they can’t own what they haven’t received.  But how […]

How To Teach the Next Generation To Pray

There is no greater discipline that we can teach our children than the daily practice of prayer. Communing with our heavenly Father is the lifeblood of our faith.  But how do we teach our kids to pray? I wrap up CHRISTIAN PARENT/CRAZY WORLD’S series on Gen Z by exploring that question.  Joining me to discuss this vital topic is Erica Renaud, author […]

The 5 Greatest Cultural Challenges Facing Gen Z

Every generation has faced challenges from the culture, but the intensity and ferocity of the challenges facing Gen Z is new. These challenges are pummeling the next generation like waves, one after another after another. What are the cultural waves facing Gen Z? We can’t respond to them if we don’t know what they are. Joining me again to discuss these […]

5 Things Every Parent Needs to Know about Gen Z

There is quite a generation gap between us Millennial and Gen X parents and our Gen Z kids.There is an even bigger gap to Baby Boomer grandparents. It’s our responsibility to disciple the next generation, but how exactly do we do that?  How do we relate to Gen Z ? What specific challenges do they face from our culture? […]

Practical Ways to Disciple Gen Z with Dana Che

Raising the next generation presents some very unique challenges. Recent statistics show that over half of Gen Z children raised in the faith are leaving the church after they leave the nest. And recent research from Barna shows that only 4% of Gen Z has a Biblical worldview.  How do you disciple them?  How do you relate?  What obstacles do they face and how can you teach them to pray? All of those questions will be answered on CHRISTIAN PARENT/CRAZY WORLD in a new  4-part series on Gen Z Joining me […]