'Family' Tagged Posts (Page 2)

'Family' Tagged Posts (Page 2)

Controlling Anger Against My Kids

Q. I get so mad with my kids. How can I maintain a loving attitude when I’m about to explode? A. Take a good dose of Proverbs 15:1-4, 18 and come to grips with the truth that anger only breeds more conflict! Of course kids drive us dilly sometimes. But responding to them with anger is not only ineffective, it’s counterproductive and robs you of your dignity, authority and the wonderful opportunity of meaningful impartation into your children’s lives. Withdraw…

Children, Discipline and Spanking

Q.    Why do some churches teach people to spank their children? I won’t; it just teaches them to become violent. A.   Modern psychologists and social engineers would agree with you. They believe that children are born innocent, and the evil they do is learned from those around them. However, this modern trend contradicts what God says in His Word. But David knew that he was born with a fallen human nature, Psalm 51:5. And which parents ever taught their children to…

Children in Church

Q.   When should one start teaching a child about the Lord, and bringing him to church? A.   Current trends favour teaching children life skills but leaving all spiritual guidance to the child’s choice. But this flies in the face of Prov 22:6 which directs us to ‘train up a child’; not to leave things to his discretion! Many parents follow the latest guidelines mooted by psychologists and educationists. We believe that this philosophy is seriously flawed and godly parents need to adhere…

Bullying at School

Q.   What is the Christian Answer to child bullying at school? A.   If your child is being bullied it is essential that you attend to the matter without delay. This is a serious problem and becoming more serious each day. First, comfort your child and pray with him or her. Your child needs to know that he is totally accepted by you, that God will help you to get the victory together and, in due course, get him to begin to pray…

Bringing Up Children

Q. My husband and I are forever squabbling over how to bring up the kids. He’s a disciplinarian and I tend towards the psychological. What’s the right route to take? A. The best Book you could get on raising children is God’s Word, the Bible. And, believe it, it IS relevant today. After all, God made us and He knows every aspect of our make-up and nature at every stage of our lives. Someone called the Bible The Designer’s Handbook!…
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