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  • How to Raise Godly Kids that Love God...and You!

    June 26, 2016 — Chip Ingram

    When I was a young father, like most parents, I read a lot of books about how to be a good parent. I remember reading a book by Christian author John White in which he interviews an engineering student who turned out to be a godly, sharp, and compassionate young man.

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  • How to Be an Effective Parent in a Defective World

    February 24, 2016 — Chip Ingram

    Raising children is a challenge in today's world. Pop culture and peers exert a never-ending pressure on kids. Every day they are bombarded with the pressures and influences of drugs, sex, and violence.

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  • What's the Role of a Man in the Home?

    February 10, 2016 — Chip Ingram

    When I was in high school, I began dating a girl. One day, I went over to her house to meet her mother and I immediately noticed a picture of man in uniform. I asked them, “Is that your dad?” My girlfriend nodded. “Is he home right now?” “No,” she replied. “He’s in Vietnam and he’s missing in action. It’s been that way for five years.”

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  • What is God's View of Abortion?

    September 27, 2015 — Chip Ingram

    Regardless of where you find yourself landing on the issue of abortion, it’s one of the most pivotal and most volatile issues in America today. And no longer is it just an issue “out there.” We now know that 65 percent of women who have abortions self-identify as Christians. Chances are that in the next few years you’ll be in a situation where a friend or a colleague will be facing a very real decision about whether or not to have an abortion, and she’ll ask you for advice.

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  • God's Design for Marriage

    August 10, 2015 — Chip Ingram

    Imagine a giant 15,000-piece jigsaw puzzle in a big cardboard box. Now imagine a married couple locked up in a room together where the only way out is to solve this jigsaw puzzle without the box top. Without the box top they won’t know what the finished puzzle is supposed to look like.

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  • Discovering God's Design for Our Work

    May 05, 2015 — Chip Ingram

    Did you know that 60-80 percent of our waking hours are spent at work? Yet the majority of Americans are dissatisfied with their jobs. Research tells us that most of us see our work as just a paycheck. We “live and work for the weekend.”

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  • Why Does God Have Rules about Sex?

    February 04, 2015 — Chip Ingram

    One year for Christmas, I gave bikes to my little twin boys. For months I saved money so that I could bless them with these gifts. After they unwrapped the presents on Christmas morning, I took them outside so they could learn how to ride for the first time. They were so excited! And then … I did the "unthinkable." I made some rules.

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  • Ever Wondered in Your Marriage 'What Went Wrong?'

    January 19, 2015 — Chip Ingram

    If you’re married, think back to all of the excitement you felt at your wedding. Most likely, as you spoke your vows before God, your friends, and your family, you had high expectations for your marriage. You also probably had no idea how difficult marriage would actually be.

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  • God's Primary Goal for Your Children

    June 02, 2014 — Chip Ingram

    We’re living in an age when it’s becoming more and more challenging to raise mature, godly kids. And with so much competing information out there about how to be a good mom or dad, it can be really confusing. When we finally figure out what we think we’re supposed to be doing as parents, what we come to realize is that we actually don’t know how – much less believe – we can do it.

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  • God's Plan for Your Marriage

    May 16, 2014 — Chip Ingram

    One of the greatest desires in the human heart is to have a good marriage and feel truly connected to our spouse. But most of us don’t know how. Why? We don’t know what marriage really is.

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