May 22, 2013 |
Inside Out 79: Contending for the Heart
"Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.” (Proverbs 4:23)
The battlefield of the heart is littered with lies, hurt, and confusion. It takes courage, love, and endurance to suit up each day. But you know your child is worth it. Mine too.
Jim Ertel has written a helpful, easy to read little book called Contending for the Heart. It’s practical, biblical, and packed with refreshingly simple ideas that pack a lot of punch. Even if you’ve read a lot of parenting books and listened to many “experts”, you’ll find much to think about in my conversation with Jim. Going deeper than just behavior, he gives us principles that will work whether your child is very young or nearing adulthood.
This podcast goes right to the heart of raising children to be all that God desires. And oh yeah… the concepts are based on the fact that we as parents don’t always get it right. Thanks for factoring in reality Jim!