Marriage Shouldn’t Be Controversial—But It Is
By Jonathan Lewis   |   11.02.19
Last month, Erica Komisar, author of the book Being There: Why Prioritizing Motherhood in the First Three Years Matters, wrote an opinion piece for The Wall Street Journal under the headline “Political Correctness is Bad for Kids.” In her first...
A Work in Progress
By Jonathan Lewis   |   10.19.19
My wife and I have four young children. As any parent knows, raising kids is hard work. It’s rewarding when we see progress in an area we’re working on—a character quality we’re trying to build, a habit we’re trying to...
The Neutrality Myths – Part 2
By Jonathan Lewis   |   09.25.19
Christian parents have believed some serious myths when it comes to the education of their children...
The Neutrality Myths – Part 1
By Jonathan Lewis   |   09.19.19
It’s no secret that vast numbers of America’s evangelical teenagers are anemic in their faith. There are undoubtedly many factors involved, but one that shouldn’t be overlooked is education. Too often as Christians in America we overlook the significance of...
A Meaningful Life
By Jonathan Lewis   |   08.30.19
A recent report reveals that nearly 9 out of 10 young adults aged 16-29 in the United Kingdom say their life lacks purpose or meaning. The average across all ages is only slightly lower at 80 percent. Digging further into the numbers, it’s easy to find some clues about why this might be the case.
Kids Don’t Know Anything
By Jonathan Lewis   |   08.24.19
I’m learning an important lesson about raising children It’s taken me several years of fatherhood to learn an important lesson, but I think it’s finally sinking in. Are you ready for this nugget of wisdom? Okay, here we go. Kids...
How Millions of Christians Are Unequally Yoked with Unbelievers
By Jonathan Lewis   |   07.31.19
In 2 Corinthians 6:14, Paul gives an important instruction to us as God’s people: “Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers.” (ESV) Why is this important? Paul answers that question as the verse continues: “For what partnership has righteousness with...
God’s Rules: The True Foundation of Freedom
By Jonathan Lewis   |   07.20.19
Earlier this year, I decided to teach my young boys how to play chess. I had made an earlier attempt, but it was probably premature. This time around they caught the bug and now love to play on a regular...
Standing Together for the Next Generation
By Jonathan Lewis   |   06.27.19
A few months ago, Barna released the results of interviews conducted with 650 Protestant and Catholic church leaders “about the factors influencing spiritual formation and development” of children. The project, done in cooperation with Cardus, yielded some interesting findings.
Take the Lead, Men!
By Jonathan Lewis   |   06.15.19
The classic 1961 film The Guns of Navarone is one of my favorites. Set in World War II, it’s about a small group of Allied commandos set ashore on the German-controlled Greek island of Navarone to blow up the massive...
Be Fruitful and Multiply
By Jonathan Lewis   |   05.25.19
Embracing the blessings of children in a culture that doesn’t It was reported recently that the number of births in the U.S. fell in 2018 for the fourth consecutive year, marking the lowest number of births in more than three...
Mom, You Matter
By Jonathan Lewis   |   05.11.19
Our culture may send conflicting messages about motherhood, but moms still matter as much as ever!
What Are Your Real Priorities?
By Jonathan Lewis   |   04.27.19
A couple of weeks ago, on a beautiful Saturday afternoon, I found myself in our dark, dingy basement in one of my sporadic efforts to clean it out. Our basement is one of the old-fashioned kind. Unfinished. Dimly lit. Concrete...
Perfect Peace in the Storm
By Jonathan Lewis   |   04.13.19
Last night we had an unexpected thunderstorm. If you have young children, you know that a nighttime storm can mean Mom and Dad won’t be getting much sleep for as long as it lasts! Such was the case last night....
Becoming a Deuteronomy 6 Dad
By Jonathan Lewis   |   03.23.19
I don’t know about you, but I find God’s instructions in Deuteronomy 6:6-7 both challenging and convicting. It’s in this passage that God commands parents to teach their children in His ways diligently—as we sit at home, walk along the...
Jonathan Lewis
Jonathan Lewis

Jonathan Lewis is husband to Linnea, and Daddy to Patrick, Timothy, Katherine, and Benjamin. He is a writer, speaker, and self-employed graphic designer. You can reach him at [email protected].

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