Recommended Resource: Parenting Beyond Your Capacity

October 24, 2013 | No comments yet

            Reggie Joiner and Carey Nieuwhof wrote an excellent resource that encourages parents to partner with churches and see their family in God’s bigger picture. The authors go so far as to promise, “Your relationship with your children, and the people they need in their lives, will move in a… Read More »

Parental Controls

Parental Controls

October 11, 2013 | No comments yet

 “Never before in the history of telecommunications media in the United States has so much indecent (and obscene) material been so easily accessible by so many minors in so many American homes with so few restrictions.”    – US Department of Justice 9 out of 10 boys are exposed to pornography before they turn 18. 6… Read More »


5 Tech Tips for Dads

October 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

Apple made a big splash recently with the introduction of their newest iPhone: the iPhone 5C and 5S.  Both come with the latest in mobile technology and computing but if the only thing you use it for is to make phone calls then you might have overpaid for a basic cell phone. There are hundreds… Read More »


Recommended Resource: Plugged In Online

April 19, 2013 | No comments yet

Let me paint you a word picture. You are on a nice date. You’ve just eaten at Olive Garden and now you and your date are on your way to see the latest RomCom (Romantic Comedy) probably starring Jennifer Aniston and some random guy. The date is going perfect. You are sitting there at the… Read More »


Recommended Resource: Slang Dictionary

March 25, 2013 | No comments yet

One of the most difficult things about parenting in today’s culture is the language barrier. With text messaging, hashtags, social media terms, and just good ol’ fashion slang it can be difficult to understand what your students are talking about.  Our friends over at have come up with an easily accessible way to search… Read More »


Recommended Podcast: RELEVANT Podcast

November 26, 2012 | No comments yet

Relevant Magazine is the one of the best Christian culture publications available. For the past ten years Relevant has been setting the bar for what is, for lack of a better term, relevant in church and evangelical Christianity. As a subscriber to the magazine, I have been aware for sometime that the magazine had an… Read More »


First Podcast

November 13, 2012 | 1 Comment

[mini_player audio="" float="left"]  We discuss the election, Taylor Swift, Ganganm style, and Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2,


Recommended Resource: The 5 Love Languages of Teenagers

October 25, 2012 | 1 Comment

The 5 Love Languages of Teenagers Dr. Gary Chapman Gary Chapman is best known for his best selling book The 5 Love Languages. It is a book that is often recommended during premarital (and midmarital) counseling. When I first saw The 5 Love Languages of Teenagers, my initial thought was, “Look he is trying to… Read More »


Recommended Podcast: Our Way, A Way

September 24, 2012 | No comments yet

This week I listened to a podcast by one of my favorite teachers and I immediately thought every parent trying to raise their kid radically needed to listen to it. The podcast was from North Point Community Church in the Atlanta, Georgia area. They are a multi-campus church with over 24,000 members. The teaching/senior pastor… Read More »


Recommended Resource: Sticky Faith

August 30, 2012 | No comments yet

Sticky Faith By Kara Powell and Chap Clark Sticky Faith is a research based book for parents.  The research done by Kara Powell and Chap Clark at the Fuller Youth Institute sought out to answer the question “How do we raise teenagers to have faith that sticks when they leave home?” The research begins with… Read More »