Required Reading

Do Christian parents have to be perfect?

Five Ways to Protect Your Kids From Sexual Abuse
“Until children are old enough to keep themselves safe, it is the job of parents and concerned adults to prepare them to navigate difficult situations that may occur when they are away from us. For this reason, it is always the right time to be educating children on concrete, age-appropriate safety skills.”

6 Ways to Protect Your Marriage
“It’s difficult to grow a marriage under normal circumstances, but for ministry couples, the stakes are even higher. A pastor’s marriage has an extra layer of expectation to manage both vocational ministry and marriage well (1 Timothy 3; Titus 1). So, with these high stakes in mind, what should we do when our marriage is struggling?”

A Story of Grace in the Face of Infertility
“The interview below is unflinching and honest. Patrick and Jennifer want you to know their story. But more than that, they want you to know the tender and unsurpassable love the Father has for his children. God is present with you. Read and take heart!”

The Do’s and Don’ts of Teaching the Gospel to Children
“So waste no time. You have eighteen years but you have only eighteen years, and they go by much more quickly than young parents can begin to imagine. Start young! There’s a lot to teach, and we need all the time we can get. Spiritual conversations are intimate conversations and therefore can feel awkward. If we’ve established a habit of talking about these things together when our children are young, it will feel much more natural’to them and to us as they grow. But how? How do you explain the gospel, with all its complex, interwoven doctrines, to young children? Here are a few “do’s” and “don’ts” to keep in mind.”