Review: ‘Raising Men, Not Boys’ by Mike Fabarez

In a society that is growing increasingly more uncomfortable with gender distinctions, publishing a book that calls parents to raise their boys to become men is almost a revolutionary act. The very idea that we should make intentional effort to ensure our little boys grow into godly, productive, courageous, sensible, masculine men will jar the … Continue reading Review: ‘Raising Men, Not Boys’ by Mike Fabarez

The Pastor’s Kid by Barnabas Piper

The Pastor’s Kid: Finding Your Own Faith and Identity. By Barnabas Piper. Colorado Springs, CO: David C Cook, 2014, 160 pp., $12.99. Re-entering pastoral ministry after a seven-year seminary hiatus with the recent addition of two boys makes me nervous. More than anything I fear the possibility that my children’s regular exposure to the disappointments, trials, and vulnerabilities of pastoral ministry … Continue reading The Pastor’s Kid by Barnabas Piper

Five More Reasons Why Your Child's Bedtime Matters

At the start of this last school year (2013), Albert Mohler examined some recent scientific research on children and their bedtime, concluding that a “fixed and consistent” bedtime was essential for a child’s academic performance and overall health. You can read Mohler’s insightful article here. Beyond the physical and intellectual incentives for why a regular bedtime … Continue reading Five More Reasons Why Your Child's Bedtime Matters

Kids and Technology

In late March, Time magazine featured an excellent article about the ill-affects of personal technology on Junior High, High School and College age students entitled, The Multitasking Generation. The subheading of the article's title reads, "They're emailing, IMing and downloading while writing a history essay, what is all that digital juggling doing to kids’ brains … Continue reading Kids and Technology