Posts tagged “Parenting”
Father of grace
A few years ago, I heard a pastor and his son speak at a men’s conference. The son told the story of when he…
My Kids Are Stressing Me Out! Compilation
Watch the entire devotional series from this past week as Pastor Matt helps us understand and deal with the stress from our kids.
There’s a Purpose for My Stress?
What if the stress from our kids is actually a good thing?
How Do I Address the Stress?
When we’re stressed and feel the urge to discipline, rather than react hastily with discipline, Pastor Matt says to respond carefully like this.
Where’s the Stress Really From?
Think of the stress that our kids have been causing. But think even harder: Where has the stress really been from? What have we been afraid of? What security, rest, and peace have we been wanting?
Thankful for Stress From My Kids?
Despite the stress of kids, we often talk about how our kids are gifts from God. And they are. But they are also so much more.
The other day a dad thanked me for commanding him to be mediocre. During a recent sermon, I had asked him and all the…
When my youngest daughter was born, she came out crying. The doctor said, “It’s a girl!” but my daughter just cried at the sound…
You’re Not the Perfect Parent . . . And That’s OK
Do you fall into the trap of thinking your decisions as a parent are more of a reflection on you?
Abuse: What Does God Say? To the Church
Statistically, whether we know it or not, all of us know and love someone who has been abused. And all of us know and love someone who has been abusive. So how can we be a blessing to both? How can we comfort, confront, and bring healing to our circle of influence? If you or someone you know is suffering from abuse, please go to timeofgrace.org/abuse to find more resources and information for getting help.
Abuse: What Does God Say? To the Abusive
What does God say to those who have hurt others? Can we, like Jesus, be full of both grace and truth to the abusive? Pastor Mike talks about how abusers can move forward—beyond God’s wrath—to a healing and hopeful relationship with God and the church. If you or someone you know is suffering from abuse, please go to timeofgrace.org/abuse to find more resources and information for getting help.
Abuse: What Does God Say? To the Abused
Despite the alarming statistics, the topic of abuse is rarely touched in the Christian community. What does God say about abuse? What does God think about abuse? What does God say to a church filled with unspoken trauma and deep wounds? If you or someone you know is suffering from abuse, please go to timeofgrace.org/abuse to find more resources and information for getting help.