Families are close to God’s heart. In fact, they were His idea in the first place. From the beginning, when God created man, He said, “It is not good for man to be alone,” so He created woman as a “help-meet, suitable for him” (Genesis 2:18).
If we don’t transmit our knowledge of God to the next generation, it will be lost. God uses the family unit to transmit His knowledge from one generation to the next and be “salt” and “light” in the world. If the family can be destroyed, the Christian fabric in society will ultimately unravel.
It takes work to drag our children against the tide, because we have to work against the sin nature, natural desires of the flesh, secular humanism, peer pressure, and compromise. How successful we are at this depends on how we have modeled for them an authentic relationship with Christ.
Let there be no doubt: A legacy is a very, very powerful thing. Let there be no doubt about this either: You too will leave a legacy. Truly, it’s not a question of if you will leave a legacy, it is only a matter of what kind.
What does the Bible have to say about gender roles? Does Scripture teach sexism and female inferiority? What about male headship?
Grandparents have a unique opportunity and responsibility to proclaim the works and goodness of the Lord to their children’s children.
What does the Bible have to say about homosexual “marriage”? How should Christians respond to the ever increasing acceptance of this behavior?
Marriage was instituted by God in Genesis. Therefore God alone has the right to declare what marriage is—and what it is not.
The assault on marriage and family is because Satan wants to destroy all who bear the image of God and the best way to accomplish this is to undermine family.
According to a recent article about a new book coming from an expert on artificial intelligence, “Tamagotchi kids” will be the “new thing” in parenting.
It’s well known that a culture, a family, or an organization (e.g., church, Christian college, etc.) can change dramatically in one generation.
When we look, we can see Jesus even in the ordinary moments of our lives.
Our worldview affects every area of life. So parents cannot afford to depend on others to form their children’s worldview.
Shouldn’t we value the sincere feelings of others rather than condemn them?
When I first saw an erotic novel at the garage sale as a 12-year-old girl, I had no idea that it would lead me down a dark road of addiction to erotica and self-pleasure.
With 112 gender options, our culture is in desperate need of a basic biology lesson.
In a rapidly changing culture where innocence is lost, our young people need answers about gender and sexuality more than ever.
What should believers do when we disagree with our neighbors about the very nature of humanity?
“The Busy Mom” sits down with the publisher of Answers magazine to share her advice for talking to kids about sex.
For many of us or those we know, Anna’s situation is all too familiar. Holiday celebrations stir up wonderful memories that can sometimes bring emotional pain.
What we believe about Genesis has consequences for how we read and understand the entire Bible—including the New Testament and especially the gospel!
Just because a family member looks a little different doesn’t make her a different race—even if she’s adopted.
The attack on parental rights is gaining ground as the culture ramps up its attack on the Creator’s role in our lives.
Recent scientific studies claim that some people are born gay. Could this be?
Our children face a tough world, and every Christian parent yearns to direct them in the ways of the Lord.
The devil knows that if he can get one generation to doubt and disbelieve God’s Word starting in Genesis, he can destroy one of the main purposes of the family. How—and why—is the family coming under increasingly aggressive attacks in America? Here are just some of the ways—and reasons.
The Creator has granted us an amazing privilege. We do not “own” the children we have been blessed with. They are priceless gifts from God to be trained up in the way they should go—in God’s way—because they are not ours, but God’s. What does that mean?
Who has the final say in your home? Who settles disputes? Who decides right and wrong in your family?
Many women have the impression that the Genesis account of Adam and Eve imposed a humiliating, subservient role on women. Is this really the case?
As you peruse the event-filled life of Del Tackett, you are left with a single impression—passion.
The Embrace women’s conference of 2015, recorded on six DVDs, equips women to embrace the hurting.
Dr. Dennis Rainey recently chatted with us about the role of creation in his ministry to families.
Dad never did anything half-heartedly. If it was worth doing at all, he did it as best he could.
When our kids begin to see the same God-doubting idolatry that Eve succumbed to driving their sin, they will also see their need for the promised Rescuer.
A Family Lead Trust can help you achieve your goals of passing on property to your family while reducing or even eliminating gift or estate taxes.
While Richard Dawkins spreads a wide net to encompass all religions, many of his remarks make it clear that Christianity is his primary target.
We have aimed our words at Christian parents who are willing to make every effort for the protection of their families. Our families do need to be protected.
We have an unquestioned responsibility to stand up and condemn error that is contrary to God’s Word.
The family is under attack today like never before. Wise parents need to recognize this and develop their own strategy for protection and counter-attack.
Just as God made the role of a diligent dad clear, He has also made His intentions known regarding the role of a godly wife.
So many of us as parents—particularly fathers—are not paying enough serious attention to the study of God’s Word.
There is a saying, one that we have gathered from the legends of the Wild West, which says “Dead men tell no tales.” But this isn’t true.
Is it wrong to interfere with the pain of childbirth? Dr. Elizabeth Mitchell answers this question from the perspective of her experience in light of God’s Word.
The family—how far back does it go?
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