The Many Methods of Raising Kingdom Kids

This article is an excerpt from Raising Kingdom Kids by Tony Evans. Because I’m a pastor, parents facing difficult situations in their homes or marriages regularly ask me how God is going to show up and transform whatever challenge they are in. My answer is always the same: “I don’t...

Parenting Lessons in the Dark

This article is excerpted from Raising Kingdom Kids by Tony Evans. I was born up north in Baltimore, Maryland, but Lois and I moved to Dallas so that I could attend seminary in the 1970s, and when we did, I discovered something I loved about Dallas—the heat. Another great thing...

Choosing Wise Parenting

This article is excerpted from Raising Kingdom Kids by Tony Evans. Life is full of decisions, and most of us are tired of making the wrong ones. As parents, some of us still feel the effects of poor choices we made in our youth, or even as adults. If you...

How Kids Are Sanctified By Prayer

Prayer is one of the most, if not the most, important things in the life of any believer. Now, we Christians love to talk about prayer. We love to hear people tell us about answered prayer. We thrill to the stories of great Christians from the past who had unbelievable...

Teaching Your Children Honor and Respect

This article is excerpted from Raising Kingdom Kids by Tony Evans. In Scripture, honor and respect are first spoken of with regard to parents. Exodus 20:12 says, “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you”...

The Benefits of Corrective Discipline

This article has been excerpted from Raising Kingdom Kids by Tony Evans. Paul wrote, “Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord” (Ephesians 6:4). Discipline involves a number of things. It is not only a corrective influence in...

Encouraging Kingdom Kids

This article is excerpted from Encouraging Kingdom Kids by Tony Evans “Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord” (Ephesians 6:4). Paul reiterated the same concept in his letter to the church at Colossae when he wrote, “Fathers,...

Bible Promises For Mothers

Some days are filed with great joy, and some with such anxiety and sorrow. Some days are filled with many, many giggles, others with tears and many screams. Daily cares and duties can take our eyes off of the hope of the Lord. Here are just a handful of God's...