Posted: Dec 8, 2015

Should I Tell My Child About Pornography?

Part 2

It's inevitable: the media (and often friends) will arouse your kids' curious about sexualized images. But if these outside influences introduce your child to the XXX world, you may never find out until it's too late. Instead of prevention, now you're talking about recovery. (Believe me, I've heard countless stories to back this up.)
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Posted: Dec 1, 2015

Should I Tell My Child About Pornography?

Part 1

I get this question all the time: "Won't I make my child more curious about pornography if I start talking about it too early?"

Let's think about that.
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Posted: Sep 4, 2015

The Power of Parental Confession

Many conversations in life mean little to nothing; this was not one of those conversations. Perhaps after reading this, you'll agree that it was an exchange of destined consequence.

On a cool midsummer night at 9:30 pm, my phone vibrated in my pocket while watching TV. It was Dad...Dad never called this late
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Posted: Sep 4, 2015

Dating Pains: When our teens accuse us of not trusting them

Ever had your teenager do a sweeping eye roll, followed by a gasp, because you refuse to back down from a boundary such as no unsupervised alone time with a member of the opposite sex?

"Don't you trust me?!" they cry with all the indignation they can muster.
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Posted: Jul 15, 2015

Purity: Walking, Falling, Getting Up Again

No one yells at a baby for falling down. But as we get older and pursue a life of nobility and meaning, including sexual restraint and respect, we start to hear a lot of yelling. Our failures are pointed out and some seek to define us by them.

In the pursuit of purity, heart or body, we need the vital foundation of grace.
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