Recently, the University of Virginia's Institute on Advanced Culture identified four current parenting styles, with mixed results.
American society is cursed because the family, its most important component, is dysfunctional. It is impossible to raise families without God.
Twisted childrearing practices will be a major contributory factor in the launching of the global beast power. Our relationship with God enables a quality eternal life; parents must have this quality relationship in order to transfer this quality of life (a sane, sound, balanced, temperate mind) to their offspring, protecting …
Honor of parents is the basis for good government. The family provides the venue for someone to learn to make sacrifices and be part of a community.
If we, as Christian parents, could shape and mold the minds of our children early, we could inoculate them against making the same mistakes that we did.
The family problems predicted for the end times in II Timothy stem from faulty childrearing practices. We must help prepare our children for the Kingdom.
We must not leave child rearing to chance, but ought to bend the tender twigs entrusted to us toward God's purpose, training our children in righteousness.
Richard Ritenbaugh, reflecting that all of us have anticipated a magic day, like graduating, getting married, birth of children and grandchildren, or getting a promotion, cautions that we must be prepared to wait for the event to happen, living our lives one day at a time. We get ourselves ready for that special day. In the last …
John Reid, reflecting on Jesus' moving prayer in John 17:1-10, asserts that the purpose of our calling is not the place of safety, but that we glorify God, following the example of our Elder brother, that when He was reviled and persecuted, He patiently submitted to the will of God the Father. If we closely observe the behaviors …
God is putting His children through a demanding educational program designed to teach godly values and impart spiritual maturity. Learning is hard work.