Have you ever wondered why your parents make such a big deal about you taking out the trash, and how you go about doing that simple task?
We just recorded Dr. Bob Smith, one of the co-founders of Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries, giving a history of the last 30+ years of the ministry here. This video describes one of the ways that the Lord has chosen to return biblical counseling to His church. We hope you enjoy this video and we hope you… Read More»
Are you frustrated by a teenager who does not listen to you? You are not alone. Want to do something about it? In part one I gave you the word “talk”. Not talk as in “tell your teen what to do”, but talk as in “discuss life” …even the goofy and odd things. Develop habits… Read More»
If you are like most teens the long anticipated “getting out of school” is now here and you have had a couple days without classes and homework. Some are off to summer jobs or summer school. Others are content to pump endless hours into video games and social networking. Some of that can be potentially… Read More»
Getting a teen to listen may seem like an impossible task. These time-tested truths will help.
Just a little question to make you pause in your day. Bigger question – What life habits have you developed that are functionally hepful, yet spiritually twisted. More questions for another day…
We have been thinking about idolatry and how idolatry impacts our lives. We agree with Calvin who once wrote, “The human heart is a factory of idols.” Now we would like to think a bit about our identity in Christ that helps to provide a solution to our idolatrous hearts. In other words, we are… Read More»
Struggling with the issue of authority as a teen?
Life if full of questions, both for teens and parents of teens.
You ever start driving down the road and forget where you are going? Or know where you are going, but not know how to get there? Parenting can be like that. Life can be like that. Over the course of the next few weeks I want to share with you eleven characteristics that I think… Read More»