Family Fridays

A Working Dad

Note: This is the fourth of a planned series of blogs on the family. Follow the Family Fridays tag in the future for more articles. With the risk of offending a good portion of the audience, and even a larger portion of society, I'll say that history has proven that a working dad and a stay-at-home mom is the best formula there is for raising healthy, happy kids. In these recent days of government overreach, however, the lines between work and home have [...]

By |2020-11-20T09:17:50-06:00November 20th, 2020|Categories: Publisher's Perspective|Tags: |2 Comments

Take Your Children to Church

Note: This is the third of a planned series of blogs on the family. Follow the Family Fridays tag in the future for more articles. In my pastoral experience, taking your children to church is a huge parenting advantage. The belief that children cannot benefit from "big church" has been harmful to children and their families. Here are a few things both you and your children gain when you take your children to church. Children learn to sit quietly The best way to [...]

By |2020-11-13T20:49:30-06:00November 13th, 2020|Categories: Publisher's Perspective|Tags: |0 Comments

Children and the King James Bible

Note: This is the second of a planned series of blogs on the family. Follow the Family Fridays tag in the future for more articles. I did not grow up using a King James Bible. Born in 1965, a KJV was never far from reach in my Christian family, but we were (at that time) solidly Southern Baptist, and that meant we used the version that most suited our needs or the one that "felt right." Most of my teenage years I used [...]

By |2020-11-06T01:15:44-06:00November 6th, 2020|Categories: Publisher's Perspective|Tags: |0 Comments

The Importance of Talking to Children

Note: This is the first of a planned series of blogs on the family. Follow the Family Fridays tag in the future for more articles. Talking is teaching. That is a plain and simple fact. What a parent often fails to realize, however, is that teaching does not have to be planned activity or spontaneous "teachable moments," but that it takes place every time the parent opens his or her mouth. Because of this, parents should make it a habit to talk, talk some more, [...]

By |2020-10-30T13:02:42-06:00October 30th, 2020|Categories: Publisher's Perspective|Tags: |2 Comments
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