Looking for some wise counsel in raising your child for Christ?
When it comes to raising children there are a lot of people dispensing advice. But be careful who you listen to! Your children are too valuable to take advice from just anyone. Here are three perspectives from three godly pastors offering you sound wisdom you can trust and use!
We’re honored to be joined by author and speaker Paul Tripp. He joins us one last time. Paul, as a parent, I think of parenting as painting. Each day I put one dab on a canvas. I hope it’s the right color. I hope it’s in the right spot. But parenting brings with it a lot of uncertainly, insecurity, and self-doubt. As a parent with experience, what would you say is the goal of day in and day out parenting?
An old Chinese proverb says, “One generation plants the trees, and another gets the shade.” You and I are still benefiting from the shade provided by trees planted by our parents, grandparents, and great-grandparents. We are shaded, to some degree, by their moral standards and spiritual commitment.
Have you ever noticed how that little girl grows up to look just like her mom? Or how the energetic little boy reaches adulthood and responds just like his dad? The Bible tells us that parents transfer their values from one generation to the next. that’s our topic when Alistair Begg looks at 1 Samuel 1.