Parents of prodigals spend many agonizing hours asking themselves, “Why did my child rebel? Is it because I was a bad parent? Is it because my child got in with the wrong crowd?” Sometimes we may even ask God, “Why don’t you do something to bring my child back?” The problem of wayward children is […]
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I coauthored You Never Stop Being a Parent with Elyse Fitzpatrick in 2010.1You can find links for this book on https://jimnewheiser.com/publications/books/. You Never Stop Being a Parent has also been translated into Spanish. The book comes from personal experience and helps those who want to know how to parent adult children. If you want to […]
In this episode of the Hope + Help Podcast, Christine Chappell interviews author and IBCD Executive Director Dr. Jim Newheiser about his book, Parenting is More Than a Formula. During the conversation, Jim summarizes common Christian parenting methods and examines the dangers of adopting unbiblical or extra-biblical approaches to child-rearing. Jim also demonstrates how belief in […]
Reformed theologians have spoken of the three uses of God’s law: 1. The Civil Use: God’s law written on man’s heart (Romans 1-2) through common grace restrains sin and evil in society by means of human government punishing unlawful behavior (stealing, assault, perjury, murder). 2. The Evangelical Use: God’s law functions as a mirror to […]
Victims of abuse suffer greatly and need help. This session will teach you to offer compassionate biblical counsel to a victim of abuse as well as providing practical instruction on how to help the victim gain safety and deal with the abuser in a biblical way.