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Learning How To Encourage Disappointing People To Change

Learning How to Encourage Disappointing People to Change

If a family member or friend does not meet your expectations, what is your primary way of motivating them to change? Do you encourage them toward a better way of living, or do you use other methods like criticism, nagging, and condemnation that tempts them… Continue Reading …

7 Things That Will Bring Change to Any Angry Teen’s Life

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Teenagers don’t have to be angry or disconnected, but many of them are. Rather than speculating on why they are this way, some practical advice on how to change would be appropriate. This article is for that teenager who is looking for help to change… Continue Reading …

When Your Children Are Constipated (Spiritually Speaking)

If you sin but choose not to get rid of it by repenting, there will be an adverse effect on your soul and relationships. Mercifully, Christians can accept the “punishment of Christ” for their transgressions. But what about non-Christian children? This problem is why you… Continue Reading …

One Reason Children Rebel Against Their Parents

One Reason Children Rebel Against Their Parents

Children are one of God’s many gifts to parents. As parents, we have the responsibility and the privilege to guide them into a practically biblical experience of knowing and loving God (Deuteronomy 6:4-9). Because they were born as fearful humans, a parent must understand a… Continue Reading …

Letter to a Teen – Six Things You Need to Know

Teenage years are confusing years. They are hard years. Expectations are high, and purpose in life questions are frustrating. Some teens have it worse than others. I was one of those teens. This letter is to any teen who has not unraveled the mystery of… Continue Reading …

Case Study: The Troubled Teen

When I asked her why she was coming to counseling, she said her teenage daughter was in rebellion. It was my next question that surprised her. I asked her about the state of her marriage. Listen to the podcast After refocusing, she said that they… Continue Reading …

Case Study: Practice Parenting With Adoptive Kids

Mable was lamenting the fact her oldest daughter had gone astray. Janice seemed to have little interest in spiritual things. Mable was not sure what went wrong. She and Biff adopted Janice when she was 2-years old. They were married for five years and could… Continue Reading …

Day 31 – You Cannot Change Your Children

31-Day Parenting Devotion Day 31 YOU CANNOT CHANGE YOUR CHILDREN I planted, Apollos watered, but God gave the growth. (1 Corinthians 3:6) Listen to the podcast One of the hardest things a Christian parent will ever experience is a child choosing not to walk with… Continue Reading …