All Resources on Parenting

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.

Would Jesus Spank a Child?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper explains why he believes it's God-like and healthy to spank.

What Can Parents Do to Keep From Having Favorites Among Their Children?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper has three thoughts on how to love your kids like God does his.

How Can We Keep Christmas Giving Christ-Centered, Especially With Young Kids?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper explains how he and Noël have sought to keep Christ central at Christmas.

Raising Children Who Are Confident in God

Psalms 78:1-8

Sermons

by John Piper

What is our calling as parents and as a community of Christians toward our children?

Do Fathers and Mothers Have Different Roles In Parenting?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says that dads have a unique responsibility in parenting, but that mom and dad are no less an essential team.

Can We Pass the Spiritual Responsibilities of Raising Our Kids Onto Others?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says that church should supplement and bless what is already happening at home.

A Note to Parents of Young Children

Articles

by John Piper

Everything we do from the time a child is born should be aimed at leading him to faith.

How Does Pastor John Handle Spiritual Training In the Home?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper shares the basics of how he seeks to lead his family spiritually.

How Does the Command to Honor Father and Mother Relate to God?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says that God instituted parenting to teach children about him.

A Birthday Poem for Missions Week

For Karsten

Articles

by John Piper

Pastor John meditates and prays about his oldest son and their future.

How Can We Teach Our Children About God's Character and Not Just His Commandments?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says that parents must both teach and model the greatness of God to their children.

How Do You Encourage and Advise Christian Parents?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper says that God is the bottom line in both good and bad parenting.

On Thursday with the Pastor

On Children's Finances

Articles

by John Piper

John Piper lays out six things that he wants his children to understand about money.

Is It Wrong to Use Birth Control?

Interviews

by John Piper

John Piper believes birth control can be used to advance Christ's Kingdom.

Marriage Is Meant for Making Children . . . Disciples of Jesus, Part 2

A Father’s Conquest of Anger in Himself and in His Children

Ephesians 6:1-4

Sermons

by John Piper

Don’t provoke your children to anger. Show them in your own soul how it can be replaced with tenderhearted joy.

Why Do Parents Need to Be United In Front of the Kids?

Interviews

by John Piper

Watch or listen to John Piper talk about the value of parents being united as they deal with their kids.

12 Ways to Love Your Wayward Child

Articles

by Abraham Piper

Suggestions on how to parent rebellious sons and daughters.