All Resources on Parenting

Youth Athletics

Theology Refresh: Podcast for Christian Leaders

Interviews

by Ed Uszynski

Ed Uszynski discusses the peril and potential of youth athletics.

Counsel for Couples Pondering Adoption

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 350, Pastor John offers counsel to parents considering adoption.

One Beautiful Adoption Story

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 349, Pastor John shares his family’s adoption story.

Childless Missionaries by Design?

Interviews

by John Piper

In episode 286, Pastor John considers whether some missionaries should refrain from having children.

Should Christians Use the Pill?

Interviews

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In episode 230, Pastor John talks about contraceptives and family planning

Should Moms Work Outside the Home?

Interviews

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In episode 227, Pastor John encourages mothers to focus on ministry with their family rather than working outside the home

With So Many Orphans, Why Have Children?

Interviews

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In Episode 202, Pastor John talks about having biological children and adopting.

A Mother’s Role in Raising Boys

Interviews

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In Episode 90, John Piper talks about a mother’s role in raising boys.

The Parent’s Role in a Child’s Gender Development

Interviews

by Tony Reinke and John Piper

In Episode 67, Pastor John talks about the parent’s role in a child’s gender development.

Grand-Parenting

Desiring God 2012 National Conference

(Act the Miracle: God's Work and Ours in the Mystery of Sanctification)

Conference Messages

by Elyse Fitzpatrick

How to Be a Refuge for Your Children

Proverbs 14:26

Articles

by John Piper

Dads, fear God and put your confidence in him so your children will have a refuge in you.

Why Require Unregenerate Children to Act Like They’re Good?

Articles

by John Piper

Does expecting unbelieving kids to obey outwardly create legalism?

Parenting With Hope In the Worst of Times

Micah 7

Sermons

by John Piper

In every stage of parenting, knowing God's mercy gives us brokenhearted boldness—and hope.

If Parents Raise Their Children According to the Bible, Does God Promise to Bring Them to Know Him?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says God's word does not go forth void into the lives of children.

It Seems Our Potential Son-in-Law Became a Believer to Win Our Daughter. How Should We Respond?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says parents must be very careful in their guidance to grown children.

What Have You Done to Teach Your Children the Importance of Giving Tithes and Offerings?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper describes how he and Noël have taught their children about money.

What Can I Do to Help My Mother Not Idolize Me?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says that other people help us keep Christ at the center of our spiritual solar systems.

Teenage Resolutions: For Mom and Dad

Articles

by John Piper

16 resolutions for maintaining a healthy relationship between child and parent.

The Fruitful Tree

In Memory of Dr. George Henry (Noël's Father)

(Reflections on Psalm 1 and Joshua 24:15)

Articles

by John Piper

No tree was ever meant to be / A never-ending shade for me / Or you. Save one: where Jesus died / With bleeding branches spread as wide / And far as faith for sinful men.

Why Would Anyone Risk Conceiving a Child Who Could Easily End Up As an Enemy of God Being Tormented for Eternity?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says that the hope of a child going to heaven outweighs the fear of hell.