Questions related to Family
Heeding the Cautions of Your Wife
listen to your wife’s counsel
When God designed the roles of husband and wife, He fashioned the wife as a helpmate for her husband. Among other gifts, God often grants the wife an alertness and discernment that He may not initially give to the husband.
Responding to Irritations
take a seat in the classroom of life
Irritations spring from many sources: the people around you, the environment you live in, and the details of your personal life.
Reaching the Heart of Your Children
tips for building friendship and trust through listening
I love my children deeply, but there are times when I feel an emotional or spiritual distance from them, like they are drifting a little out of reach. Sometimes one or both of us are distracted or busy.
When Asking for Forgiveness
tips to keep in mind
Confess only to those who were directly, or actually, offended.
The Key to Homeschool Survival
running the race with patience
When we first heard about ATI, we were thrilled! Then we saw the brochure. That well-groomed, happy faced family sitting around a table. The children busily doing schoolwork together. Mom and Dad looking composed and in control.
First, be sure that God has led you to move away from your parents. When God designed the family structure, He purposed that each one in the family meet basic needs for others—especially social needs.
Basic Needs of a Husband and Wife
understanding and meeting the needs of your spouse
God’s Word declares that “a man [shall] leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh” (Genesis 2:24). This is a great mystery.
Home: A Learning Center
teach your children God’s commands, basic skills, and life perspectives
Wherever people are, learning happens. The home is an especially important place of learning, because there children learn basic facts about life and about interaction with others.
Discerning God’s Purpose in Birth Defects
facing the refining fire of unexpected trials
Kay and I met as young people, and after two years of dating, we married. We both wanted to follow the Lord and longed for a closer walk with Him. We tried to make Christ the center of our home.
Tips for Writing a Four-Part Testimony
guidelines to keep in mind as you share with others
Here are a few basic guidelines to keep in mind when writing your own four-part testimony. 1. Have the right motive. The motive of your life testimony should be to glorify God, not yourself or your experiences, and certainly not your past failures.