Author: Martin Nieuwets

Mic Drop: Living Compelling Stories

Need some encouragement that our years of spiritual training matter? Consider the early childhood of Moses… Born in a hostile political environment, his very life was threatened by an edict from the king ordering all male Hebrew babies to be killed at birth. Both Acts 7 and Hebrews 11 explain that his parents recognized something special…

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Widen the Circle

Pursue strategic relationships for your son or daughter. In a culture where community is not automatic and there are limited role models, parents should become intentional about finding spiritual leaders and mentors for their teens. Every son and daughter needs other adults in their lives who will say things that reflect what a parent would…

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Five Ways to Parent Beyond Your Capacity

Here’s a few things we know will always be true about you as a parent: a) You will get tired. b) You will struggle with what you should do in a number of situations. c) Your kids will not always behave exactly the way you want. d) You will stay awake sometimes, worrying about them….

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