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I Grew Up In a Christian Home, But…

I Grew Up In a Christian Home, But…

In our early years in ministry, we led dozens of youth retreats and mission trips. Often, when we returned from these “spiritual mountain top” experiences, the church would gather for a worship service where students shared testimonies about the trip. So many of the...
Don’t Delegate Your Teen Away!

Don’t Delegate Your Teen Away!

We live in a world of delegation parenting. Do you want your children to learn to play the piano? Sign them up for piano lessons. Do you want them to learn basketball? Find a coach. Do you want them to learn math? Hire a tutor. Do you want them to learn about Jesus?...
Confessions from Rob and Amy

Confessions from Rob and Amy

Sadly, in the early years of my (Rob’s) journey as a parent, my heart was not turned toward my children. Amy and I were married in 1994. During our first 10 years together, I was serving as a youth pastor and we were blessed with four children. Even though I...
Helping Your Teen Keep the Faith Through College

Helping Your Teen Keep the Faith Through College

Are you concerned about the spiritual health of your teenager? Most of our teens will be leaving home soon. Do you have a plan to help them keep the faith through the next chapter of their lives? Will they love the Lord and follow Him when they are adults? Every...
Could Your Home Be a Youth Outreach Center?

Could Your Home Be a Youth Outreach Center?

I believe that one of the essential jobs of the local church is to equip Christian parents to take the lead in spiritually training their children. Passing faith to our kids is not the church’s job – it is ours. But what about all the unsaved kids who don’t have...