Required Reading

3 dangers of a kid-centered family
“My husband and I have been married for 17 years. We have four kids. When you have four kids, your family often feels as though your life is centered around them. It’s hard work to make sure that our homes are gospel-centered vs. kid-centered. It’s something that our family continues to work on. And it is hard, but it’s doable. ”

Podcast: How to Date Your Wife (Justin Buzzard)
“In this episode, Justin Buzzard, author of Date Your Wife, offers advice for husbands eager to love and serve their wives on a daily basis. He highlights why men should prioritize their marriages in tangible ways, offering practical advice for creating an annual “Date-Your-Wife Plan” that goes beyond the occasional dinner and a movie.”

What Is a Father’s Role in Caring for an Infant?
“Dear Pastor John, my husband and I recently had our first child, a beautiful baby girl. She’s now seven weeks old. My husband, however, doesn’t seem to want to help very much with her. He never changes diapers. And I have to urge him even to hold her. He claims that since he works outside of the home that he shouldn’t have to take care of her. What are your thoughts on this? What role should a Christian husband take in caring for little kids and their needs at home?”

A Prayer For The Father Of A Wandering Son
“It’s difficult to watch your son’s heart grow cold toward the beauty of God’s grace. No Father ever walks with his son through formative years imagining the day when he looks you in the eye and says, “I’m not sure I want this for my life. Your ways aren’t my ways.” Yet for some, the days comes when the conversation you dread echoes in your ears and your own heartbeat is a dull thudding behind your eyes.”

When My Children Grow Strong and I Grow Weak
“How should I relate to my children in the inevitable days to come they are the strong ones and I am the weak one? How should I prepare them to relate to me when they are increasingly capable and I am increasingly needy? Does the Bible have anything to say about children and their aging or elderly parents?”

Kick Your Husband Out of the House……
“It’s not that I’m desperate for time alone or I want to get my husband away from me—I just believe that having an occasional guy night is good for him. And thus, it’s good for us.”