When I was diagnosed with Rheumatoid Arthritis a few years ago, I thought my life had come to a complete stop. At twenty-six years old, my mother was helping me dress every morning because my joints were so inflamed by the chronic illness that it hurt too much to move. Even putting socks on my … Read moreBlessed by Brokenness
I’m coming down to the final six weeks of writing my next book and am very much looking forward to being on the other side of that deadline! I’ve missed being able to blog regularly during this intense writing time, so I had to take a break today and share a new post inspired by … Read more5 Ways Christian Parents Fail to Prepare Their Kids to Engage with Questions of Faith and Science
It’s been a few weeks since I’ve been able to write a post because my nose has been buried in writing my new book (if you’re new to the blog or missed what I’m working on, you can read about it here!). My deadline is March 1, so my ability to write new blog posts … Read more5 Attitude Changes That Will Transform Your Christian Parenting in the New Year
[Today I’m honored to feature this important guest post from Alisa Childers. As a worship leader and former member of the CCM recording group ZOEgirl, Alisa has a unique perspective on how secularism can even creep into our kids’ worship experience. I love what she has to say and pray it will challenge all of us to … Read more5 Ways to Help Keep Your Kids From Becoming Secularized Worshipers
I know there’s a lot of election fatigue already setting in. Be assured: I do not want to rehash anything that has been “hashed” anywhere else. But, as always, I want to comment on what’s going on from the perspective of a Christian parent…for other Christian parents. One of the most common sentiments I’ve been … Read moreWhat Christian Parents Should Tell Their Kids About the Election
I have some very exciting news to share with you today…I’ve signed a deal to write two more books! The title and cover art haven’t been finalized yet, but I couldn’t wait any longer to tell you what I’m working on, so I’ll just share what I can. I think that most authors, after releasing … Read moreBig News: I’m Writing Two More Books!
Oh, this election. How it’s brought out the worst in everyone, including the two people running for office. As crazy as the last few months leading up to the election have been, I haven’t felt inspired to write anything about it…until now. The recording of Trump making vulgar and lewd comments about women is bringing … Read moreWhat it Takes to Raise a Christian Child in a Country Ruled by Moral Confusion
If you’ve read my blog for a while, you’ve often seen me recommend the books of cold-case homicide detective (and former atheist), J. Warner Wallace. Det. Wallace’s books, Cold-Case Christianity and God’s Crime Scene, evaluate the case for the truth of Christianity and God’s existence from a detective’s perspective. They’re excellent, engaging, and wonderfully balanced … Read moreFantastic New Apologetics Resource for Families: Cold-Case Christianity for Kids!
During Vacation Bible School this summer, our church collected an offering to help an orphanage in Mexico. The kids were all encouraged to bring what they could to contribute toward the cause. My daughter, age 7, has always been very generous with her allowance and came running down the stairs with a Ziploc bag of … Read more3 Reasons Your Kids May Eventually Think Christianity is Worthless
When Keeping Your Kids on God’s Side: 40 Conversations to Help Them Build a Lasting Faith came out in March, I announced a private Facebook read-along group, where those who joined could read the book in community and engage in weekly author-led discussions. Over 400 people joined the group! We had a fantastic 10 weeks … Read moreAnnouncing a New Read-Along Group for Keeping Your Kids on God’s Side!