Dear Christian Parent: Please Don’t Try To Break Their Will

Christian parent, please don’t try to break your child’s will. If you do, you might actually succeed, and the long-term outcome of that could be a disaster– the very thing you’re trying to avoid. I get it– you want a well-behaved child who makes good choices. We all do! But this dangerous idea that achieving [Read More…]

10 Tips To Raising Christian Kids After Fundamentalism

A common question I’ve received over the years is, “I’ve left fundamentalism, but how do I re-program my kids? How do I raise them differently than how I was raised?” It’s a good question. For those of us who have moved beyond Christian fundamentalism but still desire to raise our children as Christians, we need to [Read More…]

10 Parenting Strategies For Raising Nonviolent Children

10. Teach them every human being has unsurpassable worth.  A nonviolent ethic of love begins right here, and nowhere else. Jesus followers embrace nonviolent enemy love precisely because every human being, regardless of their outward appearance or even immoral behavior, bears the divine image of God and has unsurpassable worth to God. We must live [Read More…]

Parenting Via Kirk Cameron: Kids Don’t Need No Explanations

Kirk Cameron says that giving your kids explanations is unbiblical. Instead, children should simply be taught to obey. I say, this is horribly dangerous. [Read more…]


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