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Parenting According to the Needs of Your Family

At a meeting with my editor, I was holding a mug of coffee (essential to daily life) that read, “I childproofed the house, but they keep getting in.” We laughed about that—she has four chil­dren and I have six—but our laughter was rueful. Because the truth is we do want to childproof our homes. Not to keep our children out, but to make sure once and for all they remain safe. What Parents Want...

Six Ways to Help Your Child Appreciate God’s Design for Ethnic Diversity

I wrote this little book because I am convinced from Scripture that ethnic diversity is not something that should be begrudgingly tolerated, but rather enthusiastically celebrated! Passages like Revelation 5:9–10 speak very loudly to God’s ultimate purpose in the gospel: a redeemed, ethnically diverse people worshipping God together for all eternity.  Like the facets of a jewel, the glory of...

Three Stress-Inducing Problems with Technology

When I was an elementary school kid, I worried. In fact, I worried so much I can distinctly remember my mom telling me on multiple occasions, “You’re going to get an ulcer by the time you’re fifteen!” Well, thankfully that never happened, but as I grew up, I continued to be a fairly anxious kid. In fact, it wasn’t until I became a Christian at the age of nineteen and started reading passages like...

Can Relationship Dynamics Sabotage My Marriage?

At a Christian bookseller’s trade show, I met Chuck. He was a salesman at one of the publisher’s booths. When he discovered I was the author of a book on separation, he asked if I had a few minutes to talk. He explained that he and his wife were not living in separate residences but were separated within their own house. She wanted a divorce. He described a number of efforts he had made to try to...

When Your Child Has Been Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder

The church was packed. The music was loud. Lily clasped her hands over her ears and started to shake. Her father gave her a pair of earphones and took her outside where Lily waved her hands in front of her eyes and slowly calmed down. Two boys came over. The older, about fifteen years of age, said, “Hi. I don’t like the music so loud either. I wear earphones too.” Lily ignored him but her father...

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