Articles on Parenting

How to Be a Refuge for Your Children

Proverbs 14:26

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?

by John Piper

Does expecting unbelieving kids to obey outwardly create legalism?

Teenage Resolutions: For Mom and Dad

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)

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.

A Note to Parents of Young Children

by John Piper

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

A Birthday Poem for Missions Week

For Karsten

by John Piper

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

On Thursday with the Pastor

On Children's Finances

by John Piper

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

12 Ways to Love Your Wayward Child

by Abraham Piper

Suggestions on how to parent rebellious sons and daughters.

Home-Grown World Christians

by Noël Piper

Part of fulfilling the Great Commission is preparing the next generation to reach the nations. Noel Piper offers suggestions for how to raise your kids to love the world for Christ.