Kingdom Parents Love in Words and Actions

Our rotten words fail to edify others and grieve God’s Spirit. — Christian counselor Robert D. Jones Nothing says college football like marching bands. These ensembles of mobile musicians have been a staple of autumn Saturdays on college campuses for more than a century. Today, some of the best bands consist of three-hundred-plus musicians and feature a wide variety of …

Kingdom Parents Love God

Is loving God—and, by extension, loving people—what you are about? —Preacher Francis Chan Jesus asked a lot of questions. He famously asked Peter three consecutive times, “Do you love Me?” Jesus’ questions often got to the heart of a matter . . . or a person. Remarkably, Jesus summed up the entire Old Testament in a few sentences. It’s all …

Kingdom Parents Show Affection

Greet one another with a holy kiss. —Apostle Paul, 2 Corinthians 13:12 Hugs and kisses aren’t only good for your children’s hearts; they’re also good for their heads. A study by child psychiatrists and neuroscientists at Washington University found that kids with the most loving parents had a hippocampus 10 percent larger than children who weren’t well nurtured. The hippocampus is …