Episodes: Motherhood

Motherhood

  • A High Calling
    July 5, 2005 A Woman's Secret to a Balanced Life, with Sharon Jaynes

    When someone compliments your work, it makes you want to do even better. When's the last time you complimented your kids? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Proverbs 31
  • A Mom's Perseverance
    July 6, 2005 A Woman's Secret to a Balanced Life, with Sharon Jaynes

    If you face crying toddlers or somber teenagers all day, you might not feel very blessed. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Proverbs 31
  • Life-Givers in Training
    January 25, 2018 Adorned: Living Out the Beauty of the Gospel Together

    Most people would take all the rewards offered to them, but when God offers to reward us, sometimes we don’t want to accept it. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Titus 2:1-5
  • And Then I Had Teenagers: An Interview With Susan Yates, Part 2
    April 23, 2002 And Then I Had Teenagers, with Susan Yates

    Do you want to communicate with your teenager? Nancy DeMoss and Susan Yates discuss some practical ideas. Read or Listen →

  • And Then I Had Teenagers: An Interview With Susan Yates, Part 3
    April 24, 2002 And Then I Had Teenagers, with Susan Yates

    Do you want to pass your faith on to your teenager? Nancy DeMoss and Susan Yates discuss how to accomplish that on today's Revive Our Hearts. Read or Listen →

  • And Then I Had Teenagers: An Interview With Susan Yates, Part 4
    April 25, 2002 And Then I Had Teenagers, with Susan Yates

    Are your teens being exposed to vital Christianity? Nancy DeMoss continues her discussion with Susan Yates on today's Revive Our Hearts. Read or Listen →

  • And Then I Had Teenagers: An Interview With Susan Yates, Part 5
    April 26, 2002 And Then I Had Teenagers, with Susan Yates

    Is your teenager equipped with the skills to handle life? Read or Listen →

  • A Bigger Vision of Motherhood
    July 7, 2014 Beyond Bath Time, with Erin Davis

    Erin Davis heard the news that no potential mother wants to hear. Doctors recommended aborting the baby in her womb because of a problem with his bladder. Read or Listen →

  • God's Grace Is Sufficient for Moms
    July 9, 2014 Beyond Bath Time, with Erin Davis

    If you’re a mom, are you ever tempted by discontentment? Erin Davis says she’s tempted to complain about the challenges of motherhood. Read or Listen →

  • Motherhood Under Attack
    July 8, 2014 Beyond Bath Time, with Erin Davis

    For a long time Erin Davis choose not to have children because she felt like it would hold back her ministry. Now she sees her family as her ministry. Read or Listen →

  • You’ll Like Mom Math
    July 11, 2014 Beyond Bath Time, with Erin Davis

    It’s easy for moms to get discouraged. Erin Davis will remind mothers of the eternal value of the work they do each day. Read or Listen →

  • A Home that Encourages Growth
    July 5, 2018 Biblical Help for Today's Parents, with Bill & Holly Elliff

    Each of us is called to pass the baton of truth on to the next generation. Bill and Holly Elliff show why this is so important. Read or Listen →

  • Parenting in a Turbulent World
    July 2, 2018 Biblical Help for Today's Parents, with Bill & Holly Elliff

    Most parents enter their role feeling inadequate. Bill and Holly Elliff have been down the road and are able to offer biblical insight and practical help. Read or Listen →

  • The Eternal Significance of Parenting
    July 4, 2018 Biblical Help for Today's Parents, with Bill & Holly Elliff

    Parenting is one of the most difficult jobs you’ll ever take on, but it’s also one of the most rewarding. Learn from a godly couple about parenting. Read or Listen →

  • The Power of a Parent’s Influence
    July 3, 2018 Biblical Help for Today's Parents, with Bill & Holly Elliff

    Parents face a lot of challenges raising kids in a dark world, but learning to invest in the next generation is worth all the struggle. Read or Listen →

  • A Heart for Purity
    July 5, 2011 Breaking the Cycle of Impurity, with Maryann Loveing

    Women are afraid that past sin disqualifies them from teaching purity to their children. But it doesn't. Invest in the next generation, no matter your past. Read or Listen →

  • Investing in the Future
    July 6, 2011 Breaking the Cycle of Impurity, with Maryann Loveing

    Young people are bombarded with false promises. Get some hope and some practical advice on engaging with young people over important topics. Read or Listen →

  • Crazy Busy, Day 3
    November 16, 2016 Crazy Busy, with Kevin & Trisha DeYoung

    Do you feel pressure to raise your children perfectly? Kevin DeYoung helps parents take a deep breath and relax. Read or Listen →

  • Crazy Busy, Day 3
    September 4, 2014 Crazy Busy, with Kevin & Trisha DeYoung

    Do you feel pressure to raise your children perfectly? Kevin DeYoung helps parents take a deep breath and relax. Read or Listen →

  • Crazy Busy, Day 4
    November 17, 2016 Crazy Busy, with Kevin & Trisha DeYoung

    You’re always teaching your kids—through your words and your example. Find out why living out an authentic faith makes a difference to the next generation. Read or Listen →

  • Healthy Rhythms in a Family
    September 5, 2014 Crazy Busy, with Kevin & Trisha DeYoung

    You’re always teaching your kids—through your words and your example. Find out why living out an authentic faith makes a difference to the next generation. Read or Listen →

  • Don’t Delay in Guiding Your Child
    July 5, 2012 Entrusted with a Child's Heart, with Betsy Corning

    Betsy Corning will show you how to effectively train your children in small things before big problems erupt. Read or Listen →

  • Guiding Your Child's Heart
    July 6, 2012 Entrusted with a Child's Heart, with Betsy Corning

    Betsy Corning says you can’t control every aspect of your child’s environment forever. You need to prepare their hearts for whatever temptations lie ahead. Read or Listen →

  • Sowing Seeds in Your Child's Life
    July 3, 2012 Entrusted with a Child's Heart, with Betsy Corning

    When you faithfully invest in your children’s lives, you may not see an immediate result. But the fruit of your labor could be far greater than you hoped. Read or Listen →

  • You Can’t Always Control Your Children
    July 4, 2012 Entrusted with a Child's Heart, with Betsy Corning

    Parents need to keep their young children under control; is a part of protecting them and teaching them. But at some point, parents need to give up control. Read or Listen →

  • Your Effect on Generations to Follow
    July 2, 2012 Entrusted with a Child's Heart, with Betsy Corning

    When you invest in your children, you could be affecting the world for generations to come. What if your kids taught their children the ways of God and so on? Read or Listen →

  • A White-Hot Core
    January 15, 2014 Epicenter: The World-Changing Impact of a Christ-Centered Home

    Parents have a unique role in helping their kids recognize and develop those gifts. You’re preparing to launch kids who will affect the world for the gospel. Read or Listen →

  • Equipped for Battle
    January 16, 2014 Epicenter: The World-Changing Impact of a Christ-Centered Home

    As a parent, when you act with courage, your children are watching. Learn how to lean on the Lord for His courage and affect the next generation for God. Read or Listen →

  • Your Family's Long-Lasting Influence
    January 17, 2014 Epicenter: The World-Changing Impact of a Christ-Centered Home

    Did you know the investment you’re making in your children or other young people could affect the world with the gospel? The Elliffs will remind you why. Read or Listen →

  • Parenting Adult Children
    July 8, 2013 Flourishing in the Empty Nest

    How should a mom relate to her adult children? Should she speak up and offer counsel or wait until she’s asked for advice? Read or Listen →

  • The Wonder of Adoption
    November 2, 2018 For Better or for Worse with Jimmy and Kelly Needham

    Jimmy and Kelly Needham talk about why they embrace the high cost of adoption. Read or Listen →

  • From a Daughter's Heart
    May 10, 2002 From a Daughter's Heart

    Join Revive Our Hearts today for a special Mother's Day program featuring a tribute that Nancy DeMoss wrote for her own mother. Read or Listen →

  • Give Them Grace
    July 12, 2013 Give Them Grace (Elyse Fitzpatrick & Jessica Thompson)

    You can raise obedient, compliant, good kids who don’t understand the gospel. This would be a tragedy. Read or Listen →

  • God's Beautiful Design for Women, Day 25
    March 10, 2017 God's Beautiful Design for Women: Living Out Titus 2:1-5

    Every mom would claim to love her children, but what does it really mean to show Christlike love in a home? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Titus 2:1-5
  • God's Beautiful Design for Women, Day 40
    March 31, 2017 God's Beautiful Design for Women: Living Out Titus 2:1-5

    If your children talked exactly like you, would they need any correction? Learn how to become a proper example for your kids. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Titus 2:1-5
  • God’s Beautiful Design for Women, Day 26
    March 13, 2017 God's Beautiful Design for Women: Living Out Titus 2:1-5

    When you feel all used up at the end of a day, how are you supposed to give energy and attention to your kids? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Titus 2:1-5
  • The Power of Praying Scripture for Your Children
    October 19, 2018 God's Power for Real-Life Families

    While facing challenges raising her children, Donna Avant began praying Scripture for them. Now she looks back and sees some dramatic results of those prayers. Read or Listen →

  • When Your Children Don't Seem to Share Your Faith
    January 1, 2013 Handling Pressure in Your Family

    Children don’t always embrace the faith of their parents. There are fewer things more difficult for a mom. Learn ways to love and care for these children. Read or Listen →

  • Dedication
    January 15, 2008 Hannah's Prayer and God's Power

    If a friend lent you a priceless treasure, you would treat it carefully. Our children are treasures on loan from God. Are you taking good care of them. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Samuel 1
  • Blessed by a Godly Mother
    May 11, 2007 Leaving a Godly Legacy (Psalm 127)

    Nancy offers a touching reminder that even if your mother isn’t perfect, she is still a gift from God. Read or Listen →

  • Hope for Imperfect Parents
    May 2, 2007 Leaving a Godly Legacy (Psalm 127)

    Wouldn’t it be nice for parents if they had a recipe for perfect kids? Instead of following a list of steps, however, parents need to cry out to God. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Psalms 127
  • Hope for Parents of Prodigals
    May 1, 2007 Leaving a Godly Legacy (Psalm 127)

    Imagine a young person who is immersed in church activities and attends a Christian school but he or she doesn’t have a heart for God. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Psalms 127
  • Real-World Families
    May 9, 2007 Leaving a Godly Legacy (Psalm 127)

    Clothing. Music. TV. It seems like parents and children have been disagreeing about these topics for generations. Learn how to tackle subjects like these. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Psalms 127
  • Shooting the Arrows
    May 8, 2007 Leaving a Godly Legacy (Psalm 127)

    When you hear about war and terrorism, do you find yourself wanting to pull your family close, and stay inside until the world is safer? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Psalms 127
  • Teaching and Protecting
    May 7, 2007 Leaving a Godly Legacy (Psalm 127)

    As a mom, you're always teaching. Nancy challenges you to consider what your children are learning from you. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Psalms 127
  • The Air We Breathe
    May 10, 2007 Leaving a Godly Legacy (Psalm 127)

    Nancy passes along vital information that will help you leave a godly legacy for your children. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Psalms 127
  • The Purpose of Your Family
    April 30, 2007 Leaving a Godly Legacy (Psalm 127)

    What is your family's purpose? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Psalms 127
  • Your Child's Heart
    May 4, 2007 Leaving a Godly Legacy (Psalm 127)

    Your kids probably know the list of rules they have to follow in your home, but do they understand the deeper moral issues behind those rules. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Psalms 127
  • Your Role in the Family
    May 3, 2007 Leaving a Godly Legacy (Psalm 127)

    Is there any difference between men and women, or do distinctions just come from society? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Psalms 127
  • Raising Strong Children
    August 24, 2017 Letters to the Churches in Revelation, Part 3: Faithfulness and the Crown of Life (Smyrna)

    How can you prepare your children for suffering and persecution? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Revelation 2:8-11
  • Raising Discerning Children
    September 21, 2017 Letters to the Churches of Revelation, Part 5: The Sin of Tolerance (Thyatira)

    How do children learn discernment? Do they need to experience the latest books, movies, and music in order to judge them? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Revelation 2:18-29
  • Daughters and Emotions
    February 8, 2019 Lies Girls Believe with Dannah Gresh

    Every parent of daughters is going to go through some emotional ups and downs. Dannah and Nancy will show you how to walk with your daughter through them. Read or Listen →

  • How to Warn Your Kids of the Danger
    February 6, 2019 Lies Girls Believe with Dannah Gresh

    Parents of tweens might resist bringing up difficult topics like gender fluidity, sexuality purity, or eating disorders. Read or Listen →

  • The Power of a Parent’s Example
    February 5, 2019 Lies Girls Believe with Dannah Gresh

    Dannah Gresh says children are lie detectors. They know when their parents aren’t living what they’re saying. Read or Listen →

  • Tough Issues for Tweens
    February 4, 2019 Lies Girls Believe with Dannah Gresh

    Dannah Gresh will help moms know how to engage with tween daughters on tough issues. Read or Listen →

  • Your Children and the Gospel
    February 7, 2019 Lies Girls Believe with Dannah Gresh

    One of the most important things you can pass on to your children is a clear understanding of the gospel. Read or Listen →

  • I Wish I Had Known
    August 6, 2012 Lies Young Women Believe with Dannah Gresh

    Do you ever wish you could go back and live your life over, acting on the lessons you’ve learned along the way? Of course you can’t do that. Read or Listen →

  • A Biblical View of Friendships and Dating
    April 28, 2008 Lies Young Women Believe, Part 2

    "I have to have a boyfriend in order to be happy." This idea has led a lot of young women into destructive choices. Read or Listen →

  • Teenagers and Media
    April 29, 2008 Lies Young Women Believe, Part 2

    A parent has to keep a close watch on the messages teenagers are receiving. But how? Read or Listen →

  • Faithful, Available, and Teachable
    September 15, 2008 Life Beyond the Empty Nest, with Barbara Rainey & Susan Yates

    A mom’s life is all about uncharted territory. Each new place in life that children enter is another new place of mothering as well. Read or Listen →

  • Grace to Grow Up
    September 16, 2008 Life Beyond the Empty Nest, with Barbara Rainey & Susan Yates

    When you first left home, you still had some growing up to do. So will your kids when they leave home. How do you offer help and guidance? Read or Listen →

  • How to Truly Know Your Child
    July 21, 2009 Marriage & Family for the Glory of God, with Tom & Jeannie Elliff

    As a young dad, Tom Elliff realized his children needed more than just discipline. He needed to get to know their unique gifts and callings. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Proverbs 22:6
  • Teaching Your Children to Have an Impact
    July 22, 2009 Marriage & Family for the Glory of God, with Tom & Jeannie Elliff

    Your child is different from you. God intended it that way. Tom and Jeannie Elliff will help you guide a child who doesn’t think exactly like you. Read or Listen →

  • Making Tough Choices
    February 5, 2014 Metamorphosis of a Mom, with Janet Lynn Salomon

    Janet Lynn was a world-class athlete with opportunities to compete all over the world. Then she was faced with a choice that many young moms have to make. Read or Listen →

  • Sacred Motherhood
    February 7, 2014 Metamorphosis of a Mom, with Janet Lynn Salomon

    Are you facing discouragement as a mom? Gain a vision for sacred motherhood with guest Janet Lynn Salomon. Read or Listen →

  • The Impact of the Mundane
    February 6, 2014 Metamorphosis of a Mom, with Janet Lynn Salomon

    Janet Lynn Solomon says that being a parent requires practice and training. It doesn’t require perfection. Read or Listen →

  • I Was Naked and You Clothed Me
    August 6, 2013 Mission-Minded Families, with Ann Dunagan

    Ann Dunagan’s family visited Africa and was struck by the number of children without adequate clothing. Jesus' words about clothing the needy came to mind. Read or Listen →

  • Releasing Arrows into the World
    August 7, 2013 Mission-Minded Families, with Ann Dunagan

    There are so many urgent needs in the world. How might God be preparing your children for making an impact in the needy world? Read or Listen →

  • Unleashing Your Children's Talents
    August 5, 2013 Mission-Minded Families, with Ann Dunagan

    What talents has God given your children? The world is waiting for those talents to be unleashed for God’s glory. Learn how to develop those talents. Read or Listen →

  • Missional Mothering, Day 1
    July 10, 2017 Missional Mothering with Jani Ortlund

    When little ones are at home, it’s easy to let them become the number one priority. Jani Ortlund talks about how to keep a close relationship with your husband. Read or Listen →

  • Missional Mothering, Day 2
    July 11, 2017 Missional Mothering with Jani Ortlund

    Jani Ortlund was tempted to amplify problems by dwelling on them. But she has also discovered how to replace that worry with trust in the Lord. Read or Listen →

  • Missional Mothering, Day 3
    July 12, 2017 Missional Mothering with Jani Ortlund

    There are so many things to keep a mom busy. Jani Ortlund says amid the busyness there’s one priority ahead of all others. Read or Listen →

  • Missional Mothering, Day 4
    July 13, 2017 Missional Mothering with Jani Ortlund

    Grandparents have a unique opportunity to invest in the next generation. Jani Ortlund shows how to provide the kind of involvement your family needs. Read or Listen →

  • Missional Mothering, Day 5
    July 14, 2017 Missional Mothering with Jani Ortlund

    As a mom and grandmother, Jani Ortlund believes in compound interest. She’s investing time, prayer, and attention in the next generations. Read or Listen →

  • A Legacy of Dedication
    December 15, 2017 My Eyes Have Seen Your Salvation

    At some point, all parents need to hand control of their children over to God. But that doesn’t mean they don’t continue loving and training them. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Luke 2:21-35
  • A Very Special Baby Dedication
    December 14, 2017 My Eyes Have Seen Your Salvation

    A lot of churches conduct baby dedications in which parents present their children to the Lord. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Luke 2:21-35
  • Purification
    December 13, 2017 My Eyes Have Seen Your Salvation

    After Mary gave birth to Jesus, she went to the temple to present a sacrifice. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Luke 2:21-35
  • Hope for Imperfect Moms
    July 18, 2013 Nurturing Your Child's Heart

    If you feel like an imperfect mom, congratulations! It means you’re normal. Nancy gives encouragement and practical advice on being a mom. Read or Listen →

  • Training the Next Generation
    July 19, 2013 Nurturing Your Child's Heart

    Moms have so many practical questions: How much TV should I let my kids watch? What clothing is appropriate? Which friends will be a good influence? Read or Listen →

  • Parenting with the Father Heart of God
    June 15, 2012 Parenting with the Father Heart of God (Dr. Bruce Ware)

    Does the idea of having a heavenly Father scare you or bring you comfort? Dr. Bruce Ware helps you embrace God as a good father. Read or Listen →

  • Pitchin’ a Fit, Day 1
    April 17, 2017 Pitchin' a Fit! with Israel & Brook Wayne

    Angry. Tense. Stressed out. Does that describe your parenting? Discover how God can help you set new direction in your parenting. Learn to parent out of love. Read or Listen →

  • Pitchin’ a Fit, Day 2
    April 18, 2017 Pitchin' a Fit! with Israel & Brook Wayne

    Israel was in front of his younger sisters holding a shotgun ready to pull the trigger if the door opened. Find out how the Lord can redeem a childhood. Read or Listen →

  • Pitchin’ a Fit, Day 3
    April 19, 2017 Pitchin' a Fit! with Israel & Brook Wayne

    How does anger escalate in a family? Brook and Israel Wayne help you identify signals to let you know when you’re parenting out of anger. Read or Listen →

  • Pitchin’ a Fit, Day 4
    April 20, 2017 Pitchin' a Fit! with Israel & Brook Wayne

    If you have children (or hope to someday), Israel and Brook Wayne give important perspective on discipline. Read or Listen →

  • Financial Choices
    October 17, 2002 Professionalizing Motherhood, with Jill Savage

    Can you afford to stay home and raise your children? Nancy DeMoss and Jill Savage talk about the hard decisions that families have to make. Read or Listen →

  • Mother and Wife: Dueling Roles
    October 16, 2002 Professionalizing Motherhood, with Jill Savage

    Nancy DeMoss and Jill Savage discuss the dynamics of marriage and motherhood. Read or Listen →

  • Not, Just a Mother
    October 14, 2002 Professionalizing Motherhood, with Jill Savage

    Is motherhood your profession? Have you thought about motherhood as a profession? Read or Listen →

  • The Value of Motherhood
    October 15, 2002 Professionalizing Motherhood, with Jill Savage

    You are a mom. Have you written a mission statement to help you focus your goals as a mom? Read or Listen →

  • Turn Frustration into Satisfaction
    October 18, 2002 Professionalizing Motherhood, with Jill Savage

    Do you have time to pray? Is your life filled with constant interruptions? Read or Listen →

  • Raising Children with a Heart for Purity, Day 1
    July 7, 2016 Raising Children with a Heart for Purity, with Josh McDowell

    Josh McDowell says kids don’t have to go looking for pornography. It’s coming to them. He helps parents know how to raise kids with a heart for purity. Read or Listen →

  • Raising Children with a Heart for Purity, Day 2
    July 8, 2016 Raising Children with a Heart for Purity, with Josh McDowell

    Josh McDowell says there's something far more powerful in your kids’ lives than media or peer pressure. It’s a relationship with you. Read or Listen →

  • Small Conversations with Big Results
    September 3, 2013 Raising Children with a Heart for Purity, with Josh McDowell

    Josh McDowell says kids don’t have to do looking for pornography. It’s coming to them. He helps parents know how to raise kids with a heart for purity. Read or Listen →

  • Stepping in to Your Child's World
    September 4, 2013 Raising Children with a Heart for Purity, with Josh McDowell

    Josh McDowell says there's something far more powerful in your kids’ lives than media or peer pressure. It’s a relationship with you. Read or Listen →

  • The Baton of Faith
    July 10, 2009 Reading Great Books, with Mark Hamby

    Great books and literature are about much more than recreation and casual entertainment; they also play an important role in passing the baton of faith. Read or Listen →

  • The Value of Great Books
    July 9, 2009 Reading Great Books, with Mark Hamby

    Mark Hamby was humiliated. A public speaker brought him up on stage to ask what books he’d been reading. Mark was embarrassed because he hadn't read any. Read or Listen →

  • Parenting Under Providence
    April 18, 2012 Remember Miriam

    Do you ever feel like you’re parenting in a hostile world? Learn how Jocabed approached parenting with faith and purpose. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Exodus 2
  • The Seeds of Faith
    April 19, 2012 Remember Miriam

    When parents teach God’s Word to their kids, it can feel like the material is going in one ear and out the other. But it may pay off more than you realize. Read or Listen →

  • Reclaiming the Gift of Sexuality
    April 8, 2019 Rethinking Sexuality, with Dannah Gresh and Dr. Juli Slattery

    How much should you share about your past with your children? Dr. Juli Slattery says you can make some important connections with your kids when you're open. Read or Listen →

  • Connecting with Your Middle Schooler
    July 25, 2011 Season of Change, with Rebecca Ingram Powell

    "My child is in middle school. All is lost." A lot of parents share that attitude. Parents can invest in their children during a season of change. Read or Listen →

  • Creating a Climate Conducive to a Child's Faith
    July 26, 2011 Season of Change, with Rebecca Ingram Powell

    You can set rules for your children and require them to obey. But they need to do more than follow the rules. They need to develop a heart to serve the Lord. Read or Listen →

  • Teaching Discernment to Your Children
    July 27, 2011 Season of Change, with Rebecca Ingram Powell

    Parents can’t control their children’s intake of movies and music forever. Learn how to encourage them to make wise choices at a young age. Read or Listen →

  • Your Children's Friendships
    July 28, 2011 Season of Change, with Rebecca Ingram Powell

    Your children will likely be influenced by their friends. As a parent, how can you steer your children into healthy friendships? Read or Listen →

  • No Greater Ministry
    June 20, 2012 Spoken Like a True Woman, with Janet Parshall

    Talk show host Janet Parshall went through a time of searching in her life. Would she place a higher value on a career or on motherhood? Read or Listen →

  • Planting Seeds in a Child's Heart
    July 13, 2009 Talking to Your Children About God, with Bruce Ware

    Are your children interested in the Bible? You can encourage them to have a greater appetite for God’s Word. Read or Listen →

  • Protecting Children from False Teaching
    July 15, 2009 Talking to Your Children About God, with Bruce Ware

    Various strains of false doctrine are coming at you from within the church and without. Both you and your children need to know what you believe. Read or Listen →

  • What's Your Child's Theology
    July 14, 2009 Talking to Your Children About God, with Bruce Ware

    Maybe your experience of family devotions is like this: You’re trying to read the Bible, and it seems like your kids are just not listening. Read or Listen →

  • Keeping the Good News in Our Children’s Stories
    July 24, 2018 Teaching the Gospel to Children by Barbara Reaoch

    Old Testament stories offer something far better than “the moral of the story.” You can find the gospel all through them. Read or Listen →

  • Parents Now, Friends Later
    June 19, 2006 The Attractive Christian Woman

    How can we train our kids not only to follow rules about what they can wear, but also how to have modest hearts? Read or Listen →

  • Straight Talk to Teens
    June 20, 2006 The Attractive Christian Woman

    So your daughter turns 13. Now what? A teenager can learn to cultivate a heart of modesty and, in the process, bypass a lot of hurt and heartache. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Timothy 2:9-10
  • Modeling Modesty
    May 19, 2011 The Beauty of a Modest Heart

    You don’t start training your children about modesty at age 13. How about age 3? Why start so young? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Timothy 2:8-9
  • More Than a List
    May 20, 2011 The Beauty of a Modest Heart

    Don't start with a list. Start with the principles of God's Word. Teach your children, beginning at the earliest ages, what God thinks when it comes to modesty. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Deuteronomy 6:3-9
  • Reflecting God's Glory
    May 18, 2011 The Beauty of a Modest Heart

    Your outward appearance can reveal the inward desire of your heart. Learn to make wise clothing choices that reflect God’s glory. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Timothy 2:8-9
  • Accepting the Gift of Children
    April 5, 2018 The Beauty of a Transformed Life, with Jackie Hill Perry

    When Jackie Hill Perry became pregnant with her first child, she was struggling to see the baby as a gift. Read or Listen →

  • A Godly Legacy
    March 8, 2007 The Counter-Cultural Woman: A Fresh Look at Proverbs 31

    It’s easy to think of the Proverbs 31 woman as a wife, but our kids and their friends are watching too. What kind of memories are we making. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Proverbs 31
  • Call Her Blessed
    March 16, 2007 The Counter-Cultural Woman: A Fresh Look at Proverbs 31

    What are the fruits of a godly woman? One prays it will be godly children! Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Proverbs 31
  • No Mundane Tasks
    February 22, 2007 The Counter-Cultural Woman: A Fresh Look at Proverbs 31

    What will your sons and daughters say about you in twenty or thirty years? What do you say about your mom? Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Proverbs 31
  • Teaching By Example
    February 13, 2007 The Counter-Cultural Woman: A Fresh Look at Proverbs 31

    Children learn many things simply by watching. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Proverbs 31
  • Guard Your Heart
    June 15, 2011 The Instruction of a Father

    The things you display on the outside—your words and actions—reflect what’s on the inside. Join Nancy and learn how to guard your heart. Read or Listen →

  • Returning to Your First Love
    June 17, 2011 The Instruction of a Father

    We all learn something from our dads. It could be tying a shoe or riding a bike. Or it could be fear, anger, or a sense of abandonment. Read or Listen →

  • Start Your Day with God
    June 13, 2011 The Instruction of a Father

    How do you spend the first part of your day? Do you turn on the weather channel for that updated forecast or glance through the newspaper? Read or Listen →

  • Trust and Obey
    June 14, 2011 The Instruction of a Father

    Sovereignty. It sounds like a big, complicated word. But our approach to God’s sovereignty influences the way we approach situations every single day. Read or Listen →

  • A Legacy of Dedication
    December 11, 2007 The King's Dedication: Simeon and Anna Welcome Christ

    At some point, all parents need to hand control of their children over to God. But that doesn’t mean they don’t continue loving and training them. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Luke 2
  • A Very Special Baby Dedication
    December 10, 2007 The King's Dedication: Simeon and Anna Welcome Christ

    A lot of churches conduct baby dedications in which parents present their children to the Lord. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Luke 2
  • Purification
    December 7, 2007 The King's Dedication: Simeon and Anna Welcome Christ

    After Mary gave birth to Jesus, she went to the temple to present a sacrifice. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Luke 2
  • The Most Important Place on Earth, Day 1
    July 25, 2016 The Most Important Place on Earth, with Robert Wolgemuth

    Robert Wolgemuth will help you value your family for the priceless people they are. He’ll show how to make your family members know they’re valued. Read or Listen →

  • A Lifelong Commitment to Purity
    July 8, 2011 The Princess and the Kiss

    What do you get when you combine the princess theme with a special ceremony? Find out how meaningful a princess ceremony can be. Read or Listen →

  • One Mom's Idea
    July 7, 2011 The Princess and the Kiss

    Walk through any store and you’ll get a picture of the low opinion our culture has about purity. Learn how to raise daughters with a heart for purity. Read or Listen →

  • A High and Holy Calling
    May 31, 2018 The True Woman Manifesto: Affirmations, Part 3

    God has equipped women to nurture life. Nancy says this manifests itself in various ways. Consider the ways God wants you to nurture life. Read or Listen →

  • Are Children Truly a Blessing from the Lord?
    May 30, 2018 The True Woman Manifesto: Affirmations, Part 3

    Statistics say that there are more televisions per household than children. But the Bible doesn't say "television is a blessing from the Lord." Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Timothy 2:13-15
  • Are Children Truly a Blessing from the Lord?
    June 24, 2010 The True Woman Manifesto: Affirmations, Part 3

    Statistics say that there are more televisions per household than children per household. But the Bible doesn't say "television is a blessing from the Lord". Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • 1 Timothy 2:13-15
  • Why Are Children a Blessing?
    July 11, 2018 The True Woman Manifesto: Declarations, Part 2

    Most people used to have small homes and big families. Now they have large homes and small families. Consider how the Bible displays the blessing of children. Read or Listen →

  • Increasing Influence Through Wisdom
    August 21, 2009 The Way of Wisdom

    Not only do you need to seek godly wisdom for yourself, you also need it so you can have something to pass along to the next generation. Read or Listen →

  • Raising Wise Children
    August 20, 2009 The Way of Wisdom

    Did you ever notice that you don’t have to teach your child to be foolish? Unfortunately, it’s the other way around. Read or Listen →

  • Wisdom for Parents
    August 14, 2009 The Way of Wisdom

    What are you desperate for? What are you willing to do just about anything to get? Nancy will address these questions. Read or Listen →

  • Every Mom Can Be a Mentor
    July 21, 2010 Three Gifts of Parenting, with Denise Glenn

    Denise Glenn says there are three gifts your children need from you. You can’t buy these gifts, but you can learn to give them. Read or Listen →

  • The Blanket of Unconditional Love
    July 19, 2010 Three Gifts of Parenting, with Denise Glenn

    For years, Denise Glenn longed to be a mother. When God finally blessed her with children, she realized the job was far more challenging than she expected. Read or Listen →

  • The Rope of Boundaries
    July 20, 2010 Three Gifts of Parenting, with Denise Glenn

    If you set no boundaries for your children, you are not showing them love. Denise Glenn helps you give a gift to your children. She calls it discipline. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Proverbs 19:18
  • Can Young Children Understand the Bible?
    July 15, 2014 Together Growing Appetites for God, with Carrie Ward

    When Carrie Ward started out reading the entire Bible to her young children, she felt like the words were not sinking in—until she heard a conversation Read or Listen →

  • The Value of Reading God's Word as a Family
    July 16, 2014 Together Growing Appetites for God, with Carrie Ward

    When you read the Bible to your children, they know whether you’re living it out. Read or Listen →

  • Your Family's Influence
    July 17, 2014 Together Growing Appetites for God, with Carrie Ward

    When you commit to reading the Bible as a family, it will affect your children for many years to come. It also affects those around you. Read or Listen →

  • Seasonal Obsessive Disorder
    October 12, 2018 Treasuring Christ When Your Hands Are Full, with Gloria Furman & Erin Davis

    Gloria Furman says we can suffer from seasonal obsessive disorder. See what she means. It will help you to embrace whatever you’re going through with joy! Read or Listen →

  • What Is Your Top Priority?
    October 11, 2018 Treasuring Christ When Your Hands Are Full, with Gloria Furman & Erin Davis

    Gloria Furman is busy as a pastor’s wife in the fast-growing city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. But her number one passion is to stay close to Jesus. Read or Listen →

  • Embracing Truth When Your Children Are Shaken
    August 15, 2019 True Girl, with Dannah Gresh

    Our daughters are constantly hearing conflicting ideas about gender. We need to pass along the truth of God’s Word in a way they can understand. Read or Listen →

  • Lies Our Daughters Believe About Beauty
    August 16, 2019 True Girl, with Dannah Gresh

    There’s one thing that’s likely to cut through all those voices and get your daughter's attention—undistracted time with you! Read or Listen →

  • True Women Offer Practical Counsel
    July 22, 2011 True Women Offer Practical Counsel

    The Lord provides the body of Christ to help us learn to put scriptural principles into practice. Hear from a panel of wise, godly women. Read or Listen →

  • Grace and Power for Moms
    April 16, 2009 Turning the Tide: A Call to Intentional Mothering (Holly Elliff)

    When you think of heroes of the Bible, do any mothers make the list? Consider why so many Bible stories include faithful moms. Read or Listen →

  • The Beauty of Motherhood
    April 15, 2009 Turning the Tide: A Call to Intentional Mothering (Holly Elliff)

    Holly Elliff has discovered that motherhood is beautiful . . . and bizarre. Read or Listen →

  • The Power of a Mother's Prayer
    April 17, 2009 Turning the Tide: A Call to Intentional Mothering (Holly Elliff)

    In the busy seasons of life, you need the Word of God more than ever. Learn how to meditate on the Bible even through busy times. Read or Listen →

  • The Season of Motherhood, Part 1
    October 15, 2015 Walking with God in the Season of Motherhood, with Melissa Kruger

    It’s common for a family to forget why they do things. Melissa Kruger and Erin Davis show you why you need to pause and be reminded why your family exists. Read or Listen →

  • The Season of Motherhood, Part 2
    October 16, 2015 Walking with God in the Season of Motherhood, with Melissa Kruger

    In order to effectively serve others, you need to be filled up yourself. That’s true for everyone—especially moms. Read or Listen →

  • Why Your Family Is So Important
    April 21, 2017 Why Your Family Is So Important (Dannah Gresh)

    Young men need parents and other adults to teach them to embrace biblical manhood. Young women need to be encouraged to embrace biblical womanhood. Read or Listen →

  • Why Your Family Is So Important
    December 30, 2015 Why Your Family Is So Important (Dannah Gresh)

    Young men need parents and other adults to teach them to embrace biblical manhood. Young women need to be encouraged to embrace biblical womanhood. Read or Listen →

  • Buy Some Stamps
    June 8, 2011 Wisdom for Daily Life with Mark DeMoss

    In a world of email, instant messaging, and phone texts, how can you deliver a message that will really cut through the clutter? Read or Listen →

  • Giving to God First
    June 7, 2011 Wisdom for Daily Life with Mark DeMoss

    Mark DeMoss says the best time to read the Bible and pray is early in the morning. He says waiting until later in the day leaves room for more distractions. Read or Listen →

  • Number Your Days
    June 6, 2011 Wisdom for Daily Life with Mark DeMoss

    When Mark DeMoss was a young man, he observed people in the last stages of life. Most of those people had the exact same regrets. Find out why, today. Read or Listen →

  • Wisdom for Daily Life with Mark DeMoss, Day 1
    December 26, 2016 Wisdom for Daily Life with Mark DeMoss

    When Mark DeMoss was a young man, he observed people in the last stages of life. Most of those people had the exact same regrets. Find out why. Read or Listen →

  • Wisdom for Daily Life with Mark DeMoss, Day 2
    December 27, 2016 Wisdom for Daily Life with Mark DeMoss

    Mark DeMoss says the best time to read the Bible and pray is early in the morning. He says waiting until later in the day leaves room for more distractions. Read or Listen →

  • Wisdom for Daily Life with Mark DeMoss, Day 3
    December 28, 2016 Wisdom for Daily Life with Mark DeMoss

    In a world of email, instant messaging, and phone texts, how can you deliver a message that will really cut through the clutter? Read or Listen →

  • A Story You Can’t Always See
    September 18, 2018 Wisdom for Parents from Job 1

    If you walk with the Lord and invest in your children’s lives, it doesn’t guarantee a crisis-free life. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Job 1:1-22
  • Parenting in the Real World
    September 19, 2018 Wisdom for Parents from Job 1

    The book of Job shows us that walking with God doesn’t mean we’re exempt from walking through trials. Still, we often question why we must experience suffering. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Job 1:1-22
  • When Parenting Doesn’t Make Sense
    September 17, 2018 Wisdom for Parents from Job 1

    Does God ever act in a way that doesn’t make sense to you? Nancy helps you prepare for moments that just don’t make sense. Read or Listen →

    Scripture References

    • Job 1:1-22