Do you have a son, daughter, or loved one who is struggling with addictions or mental illness? If so, it is an unwanted journey where the struggles are massive and the questions penetrating Yet there is hope—and it is found in God. This book is written as a devotional: to lend a spiritual perspective and … Read more
One thing we value at WPA is families worshipping together. Worshipping together can be an impactful moment amongst families, but it can also be a real struggle. This talk is about why families worshipping together is so important and ways you can help your child stay interested and invested on Sundays.
As a faith-filled parent, you want to help your children develop Christlike attitudes and behaviour. But this important responsibility can seem overwhelming. How do you know where to start? Kids of Integrity is a set of free lesson plans that will help you coach your kids with confidence and a clear sense of direction. Suitable … Read more
“How would you feel about being in a relationship with a woman who is a pastor?” There it was — a potential deal breaker, at least from her perspective. We’d been communicating online for a few weeks after getting matched up on eharmony and were slowly wading into increasing depths of vulnerability with our questions. … Read more
Our world, including our Christian circles, gives us opportunities galore for anger. It’s not as though provocations lie on only one side of the theological, political, or cultural divides. Bob Dylan was right: “Everything is broken.” No wonder, then, that a whole lot can light the fuse of our anger. Anger is a judging emotion. It … Read more
When our child gets teased, battered, and bullied by another child’s hurtful words, we parents are inclined to step in and fix it by saying things like, “Oh honey, that’s not true.” Or, “You don’t deserve that.” Or maybe we’ll criticize the aggressor (especially if that aggressor is an older sibling). Quick fix responses like … Read more
Pastor Scott Sauls, author of the book, “A Gentle Answer,” joins Dave and Ann Wilson to discuss the power of gentle answers in a culture of outrage. Gentle answers communicate, “You matter, your opinion matters.” People don’t get scolded into agreement, Sauls says. No one ever says “Thank you for lecturing and shaming me.” Yes, … Read more