The Godward Struggle of Ordinary Parenting

He was tired. I was tired. We were both tired. And that's where the frustration began. Ordinary Struggles My toddler son had woken up early from his nap--the only possible time a parent can really focus and get work done--but now half-time is over.  He's awake and hungry. But when you're three years old and … Continue reading The Godward Struggle of Ordinary Parenting

Within the Ribbon

The following is a guest post by Jim Hatch, Church Planter Development Director for the Presbyterian Church in America's (PCA) domestic missions department Mission to North America (MNA).  This post originally appeared in his September newsletter. ----------------------- We looked forward to the wedding of our good friend this summer.  But there was a puzzle I needed … Continue reading Within the Ribbon

Five Lessons from My Week as a Stay-at-Home Dad

I have the pleasure of being married to a wonderful wife who also stays home with our child.  But I never realized how hard being a stay-at-home parent was until I became one. Stepping Up My Game In addition to staying at home with our toddler-aged son, my wife works full-time from home.  She can … Continue reading Five Lessons from My Week as a Stay-at-Home Dad