Proverbs 22:6

Teach Kids Responsibility

Are you ever so frustrated at your child’s lack of follow through you want to sentence them to time in their room or with other restrictions until they finish the task? You’re not the only one – I’ve been in that state of mind plenty of times. Let's take a look at some parenting tactics to get us on the right path.
Coaches Working
“The chief jailer committed to Joseph’s charge all the prisoners who were in jail; so that whatever was done there, he was responsible for it.” Gen. 39:22 “Oh Lord, why...Read more

How to Help Your Child with Healthy Study Habits

Do you have a child who doesn't really need to study or a child who has to work extra hard just to make a passing grade? Madi shows us how helping our kids develop healthy study habits no matter where they fall on this spectrum can set them up for great success in life.
Great Study Spot
Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. Proverbs 22:6 I will forever be grateful for the...Read more

How can Parents Foster Independence in Children?

In our good intent, sometimes we parents do so much for our kids we cripple them as they enter adulthood. Judah's words are worth taking in. He not only reminds us that our kids becoming more independent of us and more dependent on Jesus is one of the greatest things we teach our kids, he gives us some how-to's as well!
Great job!
One who is faithful in a very little is also faithful in much, and one who is dishonest in a very little is also dishonest in much. If then you...Read more

How Parents Can Teach Independence

Maybe I'm not the only one who lives in the tension of letting (or requiring) the kids to help and simply knocking out a task on my own. One is better for the short term and the other for the long. Ashley reminds us of the tremendous value of handing over tasks to our kids as they learn and grow under our care.
Independent Reading
Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it. Proverbs 22:6 My parents intentionally equipped me for adulthood...Read more

Can We Compete Well AND Honor Christ?

We all know it’s the best and worst part of the game…two opposing teams coming together in a sign of sportsmanship by shaking hands. Judah learned a life-long lesson as a teen at one such occasion and shares with us the importance of it.
Boys Huddle
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6 My team, yet again, suffered a loss...Read more

How Dad Can be the Hero at Home

Family Matters has broken the 10,000 subscriber threshold! You're not the only one interested in practical, biblical truth to benefit your family! T Bar M Camps counts it a great privilege to share God's truth with your family on a weekly basis. Thank you for letting us be a part of building families in the name of Jesus! Now, on to Dads Being Heroes...
Dad shows the way
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6 We’ve all been there… it’s Monday night...Read more

How to Teach Your Kids to Pursue Christ on Their Own

Some things in life are better caught than taught. A relationship with Christ might very well be one of those things. Read what Sean tells us about kids pursuing Christ on their own.
Reading Girls
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6 This is the goal, isn’t it? All...Read more

3 Tips for Having Hard Conversations

"Hey bud, you ever hear the word 'sex' at school?" Imagine the gasp, the darting eyes, the thoughts of wanting to escape to anywhere but this conversation with Dad!! Well, these kinds of conversations between a parent and a child are SO needed. Sean gives us the why and the how. Let's be brave!
Father Son Swinging
“Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.” Proverbs 22:6 There are few things more cringe worthy...Read more

Kids Owning Personal Time with God

What's the trick? What can motivate a child to take ownership of their faith? It seems like a magic formula would come in handy in this area. Let's see what Ben points us to in God's Word...
Camp Travis Devo
Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it. Proverbs 22:6 This proverb would be a great intro for...Read more

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