Purposeful Parenting

A group of expectant fathers was in a waiting room, while their wives were in the process of delivering babies. A nurse came in and announced to one man that his wife had just given birth to twins. “That’s quite a coincidence,” he responded. “I play for the Minnesota Twins!” A few minutes later another […]

Teaching Your Children

Last week, I wrote a fair amount of the obligation parents have in training their children for righteousness. I know of no greater obligation parents have: “Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one. You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with […]

The Family that Plays Together

Wilson, my younger son, and I hit the gym together this morning. I swam backstroke for 40 minutes in one lane while he swam freestyle in another. It’s always nice to have a gym buddy, and Wil’s presence always pushes me to work a little harder than I would otherwise. Working together to accomplish important […]