Child reading Bible

Bedtime Theology

When my son William was three years old, he had a bedtime ritual. My wife and I tucked him in, we said our prayers, and then I had to lay next to him, holding his hand until he fell asleep. It was sweet and I loved that my boy enjoyed my company, but some nights … Continue reading Bedtime Theology

Talking with Your Kids about God

Book Review: Talking with Your Kids about God by Natasha Crain

“Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.” – Proverbs 22:6 (ESV) “Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord.” – Ephesians 6:4 (ESV) “But as for me and my … Continue reading Book Review: Talking with Your Kids about God by Natasha Crain

Black-ish, God, and the Problems of Christian Parenting

My wife and I are fans of the ABC comedy Black-ish, a show about an African American family exploring stereotypes and cultural issues in a humorous way. I groaned when I learned the theme of a recent episode, simply titled “God,” which involves the family’s teenaged daughter expressing her doubts at the existence of God. … Continue reading Black-ish, God, and the Problems of Christian Parenting