Parenting


Addictions | Aug. 4 2016

Christian father survives family tragedy, shares hope to encourage others in journey

Steve Hutton’s family was the “typical cute Southern Baptist yuppie family, even with a real-live white picket fence in the backyard.”... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jul. 22 2016

Faith and Family: Healing from shame and guilt — Guilt comes from ‘sinful choices’; shame a result of ‘attack’ on self worth

Am I good enough? At the end of a very long day, Carol sits alone in her kitchen. She replays the afternoon meeting with her boss, who had suggested... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 22 2016

Faith and Family: Healing from shame and guilt — Shame functions by drawing one’s attention away from God’s voice

In the New Testament letter to the Hebrews, we are provided with a model for how to effectively approach shame: “Therefore, since we are... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Jul. 22 2016

Faith and Family: Healing from shame and guilt — Parents should seek to live out the gospel while raising children, give grace

Children make messes and mistakes. They get angry and say things without thinking. They forget our instructions and do things that cause us to... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | Jun. 2 2016

Majority of Americans think abortion should be legal in all or most cases, survey shows

According to a recent survey of Americans, 56 percent now think abortion should be legal in all or most cases — up from the slight dip... [READ MORE]

Law/Legal/Politics/Voting | Jun. 2 2016

US Supreme Court sends 7 cases back to lower courts

The U.S. Supreme Court sidestepped the constitutional question May 16 of whether Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate substantially burdens... [READ MORE]

Death and Dying | May. 26 2016

Grief is normal response to loss of child through miscarriage

Behind every woman’s joy at learning she is pregnant, there is a fear as well — the fear of losing the baby. Most of us have family... [READ MORE]

Editorials by Bob Terry | May. 26 2016

Miscarriage Is Personal

It is not a dramatic story unless you lived it. I did and it changed me forever.  It was the summer before my last year of seminary. My... [READ MORE]

Alabama Baptist Entities | May. 23 2016

New Obama directive could cause more children to struggle with gender dysphoria

Alabama and at least four other states have indicated they’ll say “no” to the May 13 transgender bathroom directive issued... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | May. 19 2016

Alabama dad shares faith through hiking, passes hobby to son

Confucius Raisin. “I think that was his name,” Lowell Van Ness said with a laugh. “It was something like that.” That’s... [READ MORE]

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