Tag Archives: Christian parenting

The Need for “Faith Training” (Podcast)

In this podcast, J. Warner Wallace talks about training young Christians from his 2018 William Wilberforce Weekend talk. J. Warner sheds new light on why so many young people leave the faith and explains the need for training them in the faith, so they can meet the challenges they will …

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What Do You Tell Young Believers When They Ask Difficult Questions? (Podcast)

In this podcast, J. Warner Wallace is interviewed by Chris Brooks on Equipped Radio. What do you say when your children ask the big questions about God and the Bible? If you flounder for solid answers, it’s time to develop intellectually satisfying and spiritually sound foundation for their faith. You …

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Three Things You Can Do to Help Your Kids Defend the Truth

The statistics are alarmingly clear: Young Christians are leaving the Church in increasing numbers and when polled, most cite some form of intellectual skepticism as the chief cause of their departure. If you’re a parent, listen to the words offered by young ex-believers (excerpted from recent studies): “It didn’t make …

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6 Things You Can Tell Your Kids When Trying to Explain Pain and Suffering in Our World

Devastating storms, killer earthquakes, record-setting fires and horrific acts of evil dominate recent news headlines. Why would an all-loving, all-powerful God allow these things to happen? Is God just unable to stop this kind of evil? If so, why call Him all-powerful? Is God unwilling to stop this kind of …

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Four Ways to Come Alongside Your Kids to Strengthen Their Faith

If you’re paying attention to what’s happening in America today, you’re probably aware of the challenges facing young Christians in their teens and twenties. It’s a simple fact: most young Christians will walk away from the Church during (or before) their college years. Like other Christian parents, I’m animated to …

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How to Talk with Your Kids About God (Interview with Natasha Crain)

The statistics tell the whole story: young believers are walking away from the Church. Recent surveys indicate the drift begins long before the university years. In fact, more young people are entering college as ex-believers than ever before. As a apparent, I’m alarmed, and I bet you are too if …

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Four Truths About the Universe You Can Share with Your Kids to Demonstrate the Existence of God

If you’ve raised your children to believe Christianity is true, you probably want them to continue to believe it’s true, especially through their critical university years. There are good reasons to be concerned for young Christians once they leave our care. Statistically, most will walk away from the Church (and …

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Raising The Bar As Christian Believers (Cold Case Christianity Broadcast #91)

In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner continues his comprehensive description of the difference between teaching and training by articulating the need for parents and youth leaders to expect more from their children and students. Our kids can typically learn more, engage more deeply, and understand more …

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