This & That – Parenting Edition! (May 17, 2017)

“This & That” from around the internet. (This time focusing on parenting – grand-parenting). We think you will benefit and/or enjoy these items.

 8 Items For Christian Parents To Ponder

Written about a passage from John Flavel’s Puritan classic The Mystery of Providence, this is a challenging and convicting article. Perhaps it will bring a certain amount of sobriety to our parenting and grand-parenting.

10 Unforgettable Lessons on Fatherhood

This a wonderful testimony from Ray Ortlund Jr. about his father, Ray Ortlund Sr. We can learn and be encouraged by his example.

How We Can Teach Our Children About God’s Character and Not Just His Commandments

Our children should see in us, as parents and grandparents, the joy of the Lord. They should know why we do what we do with them. It’s all for God’s glory. John Piper has some encouragement for parents (and grand parents!) on how to show our children that life isn’t about God’s Do’s and Don’t’s, but instead, it’s about Him.

Family Driven Faith by Voddie Baucham

This last link is a book recommendation. Voddie Baucham’s book Family Driven Faith has been one of the most powerful and encouraging books on parenting that I have ever read. I would highly recommend it!


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