Two years ago I don’t think I could have envisioned what a joy it is to be a Father. Yes, it is hard and even frustrating at times, but children are an incredible blessing and Steph and I praise God every day for entrusting us with Elizabeth and Anna. As you might have expected, I’ve […]Read More A Challenge To Fathers
A couple weeks ago in church something extraordinary happened to me. We were preparing for our Advent reading when I invited all the children to come forward to the front of the church. Elizabeth and Anna are now old enough to be a part of these kinds of activities, and so my wife Stephane started […]Read More The Father’s Love
My twin daughters are no different than any other children their age (almost 16 months). They love to play, they love to chatter, they love to mimic, they love to eat, and they are sinners by nature. That last one probably came as a surprise to you, but it’s true. Don’t get me wrong, I […]Read More Law and Grace in Parenting
Those of you who have followed this blog over the last year will know that parenting has served as a powerful teaching tool in my life. Yes, I am now pretty good at changing diapers and things of that nature, but my education goes beyond that. The Lord has used parenting in my life to […]Read More The School of Parenting
Last week I abruptly entered into the world of fatherhood. Of course I had 8 months (the twins came a little early) to prepare, but as every parent knows, you are never truly ready for such a responsibility. The last week has been absolutely thrilling for Steph and I and we are amazed by God’s […]Read More Thoughts on being a Dad
1. Children are a gift of God. Psalm 127:3 “Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.” 2. Children are to be trained up in the ways of the Lord. Proverbs 22:6 “Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he […]Read More What Does the Bible Say About Children?
As many of you already know, my wife Stephane and I are expecting twins the first of September. We will be parents for the first time and no doubt we will have our hands full. I have several books on parenting in my library, but have not got around to reading them yet, so yesterday […]Read More Chuck Swindoll on Parenting