Thoughts from the Home

500 Family Counselors Say . . . According to a study of more than 500 family counselors, the following are the top traits of successful families:  Communicating and listening Affirming and supporting family members Respecting...

Take a Moment and Listen

Take a moment to listen today to what your children are trying to say...

Jesus’ Adult Relationship with His Mother

We hear much talk about child abuse, and it is a great social evil. But there is another evil that needs addressing: parent abuse (Proverbs 10:1; 17:21; 23:24-25). Eight million children assault their parents...

Easy or Hard?

A large poster in a Montgomery Ward & Co. store in Oklahoma once read, “It all began at Montgomery Ward & Co. in 1939. Robert L. May, an advertising copywriter, was asked to write...

Ten Things I’d do If I Had My Child Over Again

Ten things to put into practice today!

All This for a “Dollar an Hour”

The government recently calculated the cost of raising a child from birth to 18 and came up with $160,140 for a middle-income family. Talk about sticker shock! That doesn’t even touch college tuition. But...

I’m Afraid They Won’t Take Baths

Sometimes a parent will say, “I don’t want to make my children go to Bible class or church services.” Why not?

Thoughts for the Home

Husband for Sale Tom Brokaw of NBC News once reported a story about a Mrs. Louise Horner from Maryland, who put an ad in the local paper. It read, Husband for sale, Cheap! Comes equipped with...

A Clean Face, A Clean Heart

Good thoughts from David Lipscomb

A Son’s Open Letter to His Father

Dear Dad, There are so many things I'd like to tell you face to face...