How Everyday Moms and Dads Influence the Future

For one of my classes in seminary I wrote a paper inspired by the Biblical passage in Exodus 20:5-6 and repeated in Deuteronomy 5:9-10, which says, ...I the Lord your God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers on the children to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me,... Continue Reading →

The Big List of Consequences

Consequences and discipline are necessary and helpful for any parent who seeks to help their child grow up to be a responsible person who makes great choices. Below is a big list of consequences from about.com for your tool belt. But keep in mind the difference between behaviour modification and Biblical correction. As Godly parents,... Continue Reading →

Behaviour Modification or Biblical Correction?

I've been thinking about my use of consequences as I parent and lead children. Consequences are a powerful motivator for making right choices and avoiding the wrong. So they are needed for guiding children. However, there is a word of caution for relying solely on consequences. Relying on them is merely behaviour modification. This is... Continue Reading →

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: