Relationships

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Good behaviour from children makes parents happy. But children often don’t behave the way we’d like them to because they need our help. You might have found yourself in situations such as these:...
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By now you probably know that drugs and alcohol present an insidious threat to your children. But did you know that you are the crucial element in preventing your children from suffering the harm...
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Think about what kind of communication will get your message about drugs and alcohol across effectively and always leave the door open for further conversations. Remember, I said that talking with...
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Early in the morning of July 25, 1990, I became something God has always been — a father. It happened again two, seven and 10 years later when my other children came along. Now I spend my days...
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Before the industrial revolution, fathers often worked side-by-side with their sons and instructed their children in spiritual values. When industrialisation took over the American landscape, fathers...
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Fathers must recognise and exercise the "Power of Permission," a vital discipline not only for the child's development but also for the parents' peace of mind! Fathers, do not exasperate your...
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As I watched the movie with my children, there were the usual suspects: a cute little girl, a dog and a father who didn't know he had a daughter but was about to get his chance at redemption. Throw...
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Tim Miller had it all: an adventurous, high-profile career doing what he had always dreamed of doing. But there was a price. Tim Miller stood in the foyer of the White House and looked around. He had...
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Have you ever wondered what is the most important shape in marriage? Chances are, you probably hadn’t considered it before you read the title of this article. For the past 12 years I have worked with...
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Recently I spoke at two events on the subject of depression. Both times I opened up with the same question: “Who present knows someone who battles depression, or who, at some point in life,...
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In 2009 I was called to pastor Forest Baptist Church, a 147-year-old, historically African-American church in Louisville, Kentucky. Forest is an incredible place to serve and I’m grateful for our...
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We invited a family from our church to join us for dinner. Amy and I had both sets of parents there as well. We reclined at our dining room table for seven and a half hours. That may sound like a...