Raising Children

Please Stop Licking the Bottom of Your Shoe

Please Stop Licking the Bottom of Your Shoe

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Psalm 127 has had a profound influence on my way of thinking about children (and I wrote about that impact here). But it hasn’t been an easy transition. Instead, it’s been one I have to make each and every day. In this psalm, God defines how adults should think about children, and it’s a view that is neither sentimental nor…

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A Song for Parents

A Song for Parents

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Have you ever felt like there were relatively few verses in the Bible dedicated to child-rearing? We can find powerful overarching principles (like the importance of teaching our children God’s word, Deut. 11:19) but few passages that help us with “parenting techniques.” Honestly, in all my searching for good parenting advice and scriptural principles, for a long time I missed…

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