I fail at this parenting thing. Every day. Even though my oldest is 22, and you’d think I’d have this all figured out, each day it seems like there’s a new clinker thrown in and I don’t always know how to handle it. I’ve heard positive things about the writings of Paul David Tripp, so when the opportunity to review his new book on parenting came my way, I took it!
Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family
In the midst of folding laundry, coordinating carpool schedules, and breaking up fights, many parents get lost. Feeling pressure to do everything “right” and raise up “good” children, it’s easy to lose sight of our ultimate purpose as parents in the quest for practical tips and guaranteed formulas.
In this life-giving book, Paul Tripp offers parents much more than a to-do list. Instead, he presents us with a big-picture view of God’s plan for us as parents. Outlining fourteen foundational principles centered on the gospel, he shows that we need more than the latest parenting strategy or list of techniques. Rather, we need the rescuing grace of God—grace that has the power to shape how we view everything we do as …read more