• 12 Passages for Parents

Raising Children in Today’s World

“The question isn’t so much ‘Are you parenting the right way?’ as it is: ‘Are you the adult that you want your child to grow up to be?'”      –Brene Brown

“The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children.”  –Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“If we are going to teach it to our children then we must live it out before them.”
—Alistair Begg

Your greatest contribution to the kingdom of God may not be something you do, but someone you raise.
—Andy Stanley

Never must we cease to pray until they cease to breathe. No case is hopeless while Jesus lives.
—C.H. Spurgeon

During the eighteen or so years your children are in your home, they will be handed many puzzle pieces. By the time they leave your care and start their own family, they should know how the pieces fit together. YOU will have been to them the picture on the box.
—Stan Schuermann

“I think of discipline as the continual everyday process of helping a child learn self-discipline.”  –Fred Rogers

“Since you are so dear to us, we joyfully gave you not only the Gospel of God, but our very hearts … Our only object was to help you live lives worthy of the God who has called you to share the splendor of his kingdom.”
– 1 Thessalonians 2:8,12

“Listen, younger parents. Listen to me, as a friend, as a granddad, as a father, who has made every mistake you’ve made and then some. Take charge of your children. We can’t pull them aside. That’s your job. They are your arrows. Please, do our society a favor and give us socialized, morally equipped children who know right from wrong. They learn this from you.”
–Charles Swindoll

We as Christians are called to model a different way of being human, a way of being human that as lived out ultimately by Jesus Christ.                                         –Douglas Wilson