More on the Mental Health Crisis in Teens
Exposing more of what we have learned regarding mental health and teens, pointing to trustworthy resources and voices to inform your thinking, feeling, and actions in response to this crisis.
Asking questions increases our children’s learning and agency in the world
The Father wants us to seek after Him—He longs for us to long for Him. When we ask our children (and ourselves!) questions, we supply what we need to confidently and curiously pursue the heart of the Father, learning His loving intentions for us: His agents within the world.
What is the Redemptive Narrative, and how does it inform the way we look at other stories?
Parent/Teacher Resource Preview: News Coach in 3
With the new year comes a new look in many of your God’s WORLD News resources, including our News Coach content in our Parent/Teacher Newsletters. Click here for a preview.
The Time to Coach Biblical Literacy is Now: Here’s a Tool to Help
A person’s ethics are established by 6; his or her worldview by 13. This should motivate us to run to the word with our kids, for the scriptures provide what we need “for life and godliness.” Let’s dig in with a little help from S.O.A.R.
Use Your Words
Words have power to influence, to color our perception, to reveal what we think, feel, or believe. How do we decide on the words we speak or write? What drives us to chose certain words over others? How should we use our words to the glory of God?
This essay originally appeared in GWN Parent/Teacher Newsletters in May of 2022.
An Advent Meditation in Four Parts: Jesus, the Perfect Learner
Every so often, we consolidate past entries from our GWN Parent and Teacher Newsletter to share here. The following were published through the month of December, 2022.
Incarnational Learning: The Provision, Promise, and Purpose for Human Growth
One of the mysteries of the incarnation relates to how Jesus served as our Great High Priest in human growth and development. What does that look like in the person of Christ? How does that impact our understanding of Christian maturity?
The Importance of Remembrance in Four Parts
Every so often, we will consolidate past entries from our GWN Parent and Teacher Newsletter to share here. The following were published through the month of November, 2022.
First Principles of Finance and Discipleship
I dialog with David Bahnsen’s response to a listener question: his no. 1 principles. How we think and feel about God’s purposes for us in work and rest come out in our actions. How do we grow in this area as we engage in our no. 1 discipleship practice: modeling attitude and action for our kids and students.