Sometimes parents wish there was a guaranteed formula for raising good kids—a certain list of rules to follow to ensure they'd have obedient children. But if moms and dads view their role through the lens of God's grace, they will see that the gospel must first shape how they parent before they can effectively shape their children.
In this highly practical book, Paul David Tripp unfolds a more biblical perspective on parenting than merely adhering to a list of rules. He lays out fourteen gospel-centered principles that will radically change the way parents think about what it means to raise up a child, informing everything they do as a parent.
FOR PRE-ORDER ONLY. Release date is October 31, 2016.
Parenting is hard, but there are few things in life that rise to this level of importance. God has chosen parents to be primary instruments in the shaping of a human soul. So often we get it wrong by using power to get our children to behave in certain ways. We establish laws and then play the role of police officer and judge.
As Paul Tripp explains, parenting is so much deeper than rules and regulations. A biblical view teaches that parenting is all about the exposure and change of a child's heart. Permanent behavioral change only occurs when the heart of a person is changed by grace.
In his Getting to the Heart of Parenting video conference, Paul covers principles of grace for children 0-5, 6-12, and 13-18. Learn how to become an instrument of heart-changing grace in the lives of your children!