What must I do to become a positive influence? Love the Lord, serve Him with all my heart, accept others, and trust Him to do justice. My responsibility? Pour into those around me. Live out the faith in my heart.
Do you ever feel that finding all the resources you need for successful parenting is an impossible task? On any given day, a parent may need to have handy a child psychology manual, a fix-it-yourself instruction guide, a volume on basic theology, and a good book on emergency first aid!
While you may not find all of those on our website, we believe you will find the resources here to be practical, invaluable, and uplifting as you seek to shape the hearts of your children. With these tools at your side, you can begin to see the role of parenting as not only one of the most challenging experiences but also one of the most rewarding.
What does God want most from us?” the words I hope to hear are, “He wants us to love Him.” That’s the point. Morality is not the point.
Though second-generation fallout is both ancient and common today…it can be minimized and we parents will have grown spiritually through that process. New and healthy habits can be formed.
Every day we parents leave footprints for our family to follow. But parenting is not a game—a future generation of faith rests on us. There’s no doubt we are leaving tracks and our kids follow in our footsteps…at least for a while.
And that’s what you were about, Dad. Memories. When I was a lad, I loved to sneak up on you and watch what you were doing when you didn’t know I was there. That’s when you became my hero, I suppose.
Chuck Swindoll knows how grandparents can play an extremely valuable role in a child's life. Without having the role of disciplining, they can present a longer, calmer view of life.
If you weren’t parented well, are you doomed to repeat your parents’ mistakes? Chuck Swindoll urges new parents to draw firm boundaries and find great role models to learn from.
Girls learn self-respect and trust from how their dads treat them. Boys learn how to treat a girl from their moms. Chuck Swindoll outlines some differences in parenting a boy versus a girl.
As much as you may protect your children, sooner or later they will learn that life isn’t fair. Chuck Swindoll says that how you walk them through injustice can steer their attitude for life.
It's one thing for a child to fail after he's done his best, but what if he makes terrible choices and really blows it? Chuck Swindoll gives some important advice about unconditional love.