Some years ago, I was asked by some friends to speak at their 40th wedding anniversary and vow renewal. As I prayed and prepared, I decided to speak on four things that I have seen sustain all great marriages: 1. Faith 2. Forgiveness 3. Friendship 4. Fun...

Proverbs 17:6 [NLT] – Grandchildren are the crowning glory of the aged; parents are the pride of their children. My wife Grace and I recently celebrated our 27th wedding anniversary. We are blessed with five kids all walking with Jesus and...

Proverbs 31:28 [ESV] – Her children rise up and call her blessed. No one plants a seed in the morning and eats the fruit in the evening. Parenting is a lot like gardening, and what we sow today will be reached...

Proverbs 22:6 [ESV] – Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. Here are nine tips for training kids: 1. Parents are primary. Coaches, youth pastors, teachers, and other people...

Proverbs 20:5 [NIV] - The purposes of a person’s heart are deep waters, but one who has insight draws them out. Parents, along with other caregivers, commonly focus on behavior for the simple reason that it is visible. Under the...

Galatians 1:1-2 – Paul, an apostle – not from men nor through man, but through Jesus Christ and God the Father, who raised him from the dead – and all the brothers who are with me… Galatians 6:11 – See with...