How To Talk To Your Kids about Biblical Sexuality

Some topics that I cover on CHRISTIAN PARENT/CRAZY WORLD are relevant to lot of parents and a lot of kids, but the topic of sexuality is relevant to ALL parents and ALL kids. We cannot escape this issue in our families and our friend circles. So who defines our sexuality? Our celebrities, our politicians, our […]

How Do We Help Our Kids to Understand Biblical Sexuality?

Your kids cannot go into a public restroom these days, turn on the television, go to school, or play high school or collegiate sports without being confronted with the question of sexuality. Who defines it? Our politicians, our celebrities, our educators, our feelings… or God? This is the most relevant cultural issue of our day. […]

Have You Or Your Kids Been Wounded in the Church?

Sometimes we can feel like the walking wounded in the church. Some people will jump from church to church trying to forget their wounds. Others will leave the church altogether. The injuries we incur in these close quarters can follow us around for a lifetime if we let them. In episode 44 of CHRISTIAN PARENT/CRAZY […]

Why Does Abuse Happen in the Church?

This is not a fun topic. A few weeks ago, my editor at iBelieve asked for a response to the news that the Department of Justice is investigating the Southern Baptist Convention for a 20-year patter of abuse within that denomination. Abuse in the church is hard to understand ourselves, much less to explain to […]

Three Steps to Take When You Or Your Kid Are Judged

Being under the scrutiny of a fellow believer is such a painful place to be. And when someone judges our kids, we often feel it more than they do. If we don’t deal with the judgements of others properly, the wounds can lead us and our kids away from the body of Christ and from […]

Six Problems We Encounter When It Comes to Judging

As parents, we have to judge the actions of our kids. And we live in families, neighborhoods, communities, and churches where we hold each other accountable. So sometimes that requires us to assess the actions of other people. (Especially the little people who live with us.) We have to consider the fruit in people’s lives, […]

Is It Ever Right To Judge Others?

Some would say that it’s never right to judge another person. Others say that it is. So which is it? At some point in our Christian walk, we are going to be judged by other believers, and so will our kids. It is important that we know what Scripture says about this issue. In this […]

Have You Ever Been Judged by Other Christians?

We’ve all come under the scrutiny of others, and so have our kids. When we are judged by other Christians, the pain can be acute. It can lead us away from God and the faith. In this episode of CHRISTIAN PARENT/CRAZY WORLD, I begin a new series on judging by establishing a proper foundation of […]

How Do Our Words Form a Legacy for Our Children?

In this episode of CHRISTIAN PARENT/CRAZY WORLD, I conclude an uplifting series on the power of our words by pulling the lens way back to show how our words water the seeds of legacy in our kids’ lives. Take a trip with me to the future, to a place where all our hard parenting work […]

Seven Way to Bless Your Kids with Words

Words can change the course of a life. They can build dreams, or they can break them. Proverbs 18:21 says, “The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.” We want our words to produce healthy fruit in the lives of our children. But how can […]