Good homes don’t just happen. They are the result of careful planning and thought and discipline and prayer. The Christian home is intended to be far more than a bed and breakfast. God wants it to be the headquarters where the spiritual needs of the children are met.
Why is family worship necessary? Or important? Don’t our children hear enough Bible teaching at church? How can we make family devotional time relevant, and hold the interest of the varied levels of age and understanding?
The importance of parents in the lives of their children cannot be overstated. But the contribution of grandparents is also of great value. There are some qualities that should mark the lives of those who serious about being good grandparents.
In a world where most homes are in shambles a stable, contented family is rare. Your family does not have to be that way though. When every person accepts the role God has planned for them in the home it is a peaceful happy place.
In the ever-expanding list of disorderly behaviors identified by psychologists, what should a Christian parent believe? Do we change the basic Biblical child-training beliefs we have been taught? A brief look at several disorders, and a call to raise families according to the truths of the Bible.
Children come into this world thinking only of one thing: me, me, me! However, somehow children must learn that they are here to be of service to others. Their mentality must take a 180-degree turn... and the challenge for helping developing this mindset rests on their parents. How do we do it?
The Bible message is the same now as it was centuries ago. And the basic human problem is the same. Teaching your children the truths of the Bible while they are young is one of the most important duties of parents for God alone can direct them safely through life.
To be a godly father may appear to be a daunting task. But the Bible way is really quite simple: teach your children about God, discipline them as needed, thank God for them, and don't anger them--and then do it God's way, over and over and over again.
A congregation sits hushed as a child barely six years old gives a testimony before his baptism and union with the church. Several times he loses his train of thought, and the pastor must prompt him. At last he finishes and is baptized on his testimony... What do you think of this picture?