Family Ministry Today

The Center for Christian Family Ministry at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Christian Parenting Reminders

by Derek Brown – Jan 21

Jason Helopoulos, guest blogging for Kevin DeYoung at the Gospel Coalition, offers parents a few timely reminders.

Some of my greatest joys in life stem from being a parent to two delightful children. However, some of my greatest struggles in life also stem from being a parent to these same two children. There are days that I cannot imagine anything more rewarding and other days that I want to get into the fetal position and remain there for a week. Here are a few reminders for me and all the other Christian parents out there:

Affection and Love: We can never show our children too much love. I have yet to meet the adult who tells me, “My parents just showed me too much love!” But sadly, I have often heard the reverse. Shower your children with affection. May they know our warm embraces and messy kisses!

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