A Grandpa’s Christmas Prayer for his Granddaughters
Dear Clover (age 7) and Mattie (age 2), From the moment you were born (even before then) I have prayed God’s deepest blessing on your life. As you grow into a woman, I pray the following for you: That you… Read More
The Wonder of Girls: A Podcast with Dr. Michael Gurian
Dr. Michael Gurian has spent the last 30 years of his life writing and speaking about the wonder and purpose of girls and boys. Using brain science research, his experience as a therapist, and best practices, Michael is the leading advocate… Read More
Boys and Girls Learn Differently–A Podcast with Dr. Michael Gurian
Dr. Michael Gurian is the New York Times Best-Selling Author behind books like The Wonder of Boys; The Mind of Boys; The Purpose of Boys; The Wonder of Girls, and Boys and Girls Learn Differently. Michael talks with me about his starting point… Read More
Could Dad be the Key to Healing Our Country?
Near the end of his book, Do Fathers Matter? What Science is Telling Us About the Parent We’ve Overlooked, Paul Raeburn writes this: Multiple studies suggest that fatherlessness is a major contributor to crime and juvenile delinquency; premature sexuality and… Read More
Boys and Girls Emote Differently–Can’t We Be OK With That?
Man-up! Take it like a man! Shake it off! Most boys hear those words and exhortations constantly throughout their lives. Men don’t cry! Men suck it up! Act like a man! Recently I’ve been hearing push back on that phrase,… Read More
Why Church Matters to Your Kids—Part 4: Reason #3 is…
If Jesus matters to us, then what matters to Jesus will matter to us. If it matters to us that Jesus matters to our kids, then what matters to Jesus will matter to our kids. The Church matters to Jesus… Read More
Why Church Matters to Your Kids–Part 3: Reason #2 is…
In my first two posts on this issue I have argued that the Church matters…and that it matters to your children. I offered the first reason for why I believe this to be true in the last post: The… Read More
Why Church Matters to Your Kids–Part 2: Reason #1 is…
As I cited in my first post on this subject, church attendance among Christians has been in serious decline. Where a generation ago those considered “regulars” attended 3-4 times per month, today “regulars” attend once every 4-6 weeks! And these… Read More
A Dad’s Playbook for Forging Faith in his kids–Part 4: Dad–You Have a Particular Set of Skills
(Many great books have been written recently about how to be more intentional in forging faith in the home. Most so far have been written by female authors and while inclusive, tend to speak better to moms and women. Over… Read More
The New Utopia: A Genderless Society?
The Lincoln Public School system recently trained its teachers to create a gender-neutral, or gender-inclusive, environment in their classrooms (and don’t let the fact that FOX News broke the story take away from the fact that this is a real… Read More