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How Do I Help My Teen When He Does Not Want My Help?

How Do I Help My Teen When He Does Not Want My Help?

How do you help a teenage son when he does not want your help? You feel him distancing from you and the family, but he won’t communicate with you. Should you relax your expectations? Perhaps a more in-depth question is how is his behavior a… Continue Reading …

Do You Think It’s Right to Correct My Authoritarian Husband?

Do You Think It's Right to Correct My Authoritarian Husband?

No human has absolute authority over another. This perspective should be common sense, but it’s not for everyone. A dictatorial husband and father can put wives and children in a difficult spot, which begs the question, do you think it’s right to correct my authoritarian… Continue Reading …

Should I Honor My Parents or Obey My Husband?

Recently, I posted a case study about honoring parents when you are married. This idea is a common question that counselors have asked me, hence the case study. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are on iTunes, Google Play, SoundCloud, TuneIn, or Stitcher. If you… Continue Reading …

The Best Thing Some Parents Can Do Is Stop Parenting

You cannot create unity from disunity. “Kind begets kind,” as the King James Bible tells us. What goes in will come out. If disunity is what is in your marriage, disunity is what will come out of it. Listen to the podcast Our podcasts are… Continue Reading …

The Reason I Stopped Hating My Dad

Every child to varying degrees is treated poorly by his father. I wish I had another story to tell you. Victimization not okay, but it is a fact about the fallout of our fallenness. And the temptation for the child is to grow up bitter.… Continue Reading …

The Angry Dad

There are few things more frightening to a child than the angry dad. An angry dad in the home is the metaphorical equivalent of rolling a child’s heart through a mine field. If the dad does not change, the child will be set up for… Continue Reading …

I Got Angry At My Daughter the Other Day

I Got Angry At My Daughter the Other Day

daddy, family, relationships, anger, repentance, conflict

Take the Manly Man Test

How can you tell if a man is fulfilling his role as a servant leader? What is the primary thing you are looking for when assessing him? How can you know if he is hitting the “servant leadership” mark? There is a clear way to… Continue Reading …

A Dad Is a Powerful Picture of God the Father to His Child

A father is a picture of what God the Father is like to a child. Because the child thinks in simple ways, his first impression of a father is the one he has. Dad, how are you imitating God the Father to your child? Listen… Continue Reading …

Day 8 – Dad, You’re The First Picture Your Child Will See Of God, The Father

31-Day Parenting Devotion Day 8 DAD, YOU’RE THE FIRST PICTURE YOUR CHILD WILL SEE OF GOD THE FATHER But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things, there is no law. (Galatians 5:22-23) Listen to… Continue Reading …