Raising Godly Children-Teaching Respect

What is the most important virtue for a parent to teach a child?  Honesty?  Generosity?  Patience?   Compassion?  All these are not only important but vital to the development of Christian character.  But God places one character quality above all others, the fifth commandment:  Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be longContinue reading “Raising Godly Children-Teaching Respect”

Interview with Dr. Tedd Tripp & Margy Tripp (Part 2)

Parenting by “Shepherding a Child’s Heart” “Shepherding a Child’s Heart” is not magic. It is not a Christian “rabbit’s foot”.  Christian parenting cannot be focused on “saving” our children.  It is only the work of the Spirit of God that can subdue our children’s hearts.  We “shepherd our children’s hearts” because that is the workContinue reading “Interview with Dr. Tedd Tripp & Margy Tripp (Part 2)”

Interview with Dr. Tedd Tripp & Margy Tripp (Part 1)

Introduction Tedd and Margy have spent their fifty years of marriage in various ministries.  Early on, an open home ministry in the 70’s whetted their interest in Christian worldview.  This was followed by pastoral ministry and starting a Christian school.  All of these experiences , most importantly, raising children themselves, caused them to focus onContinue reading “Interview with Dr. Tedd Tripp & Margy Tripp (Part 1)”