3 Tips To Reset Your Parenting

Thom DickFeatured, Parenting3 Comments

We’ve all felt it before. That gut-wrenching, soul-killing sick thought that our parenting has screwed up our kids. For some reason, there is less laughter, more stress and more bad behaviour. You’re tired, the kids are tired of YOU (they yell as they run to … Read More

Two GREAT app’s for parents

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Of late I have stumbled upon two great apps for parents that you may want to check out. Parent Cue The first app is called “Parent Cue” and was developed by ReTHINK – the same folks who put on the family ministries conference “Orange.” This … Read More

Why I am a Christian

Thom DickFeatured, Parenting6 Comments

I was born into a Christian family, but that is only a small part of why I am a Christian. I am grateful for the foundations my family gave me, however every soul needs to find their own answer in Jesus for faith to mean … Read More

Becoming the Wonderer

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I heard once that the ancient Jews would sometimes wait up to two years or more to name their children so that the name would match their personality. I have no idea if this is actually true or not, but for the purpose of this … Read More

Protecting Purity in Kids Workshop

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Protecting Purity in Kids was a workshop Pastor Thom did this winter. It is intended to help parents understand their children’s sexual development, give tips for talking to them about sex and tools to keep their kids safe online.  

Porn Proof Your Kids – Part 2

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For the past few months we have been in a message series on marriage and sexuality at Southland which has led to some inevitable and interesting conversations. Interesting, but not necessarily encouraging. For all our genuine efforts, both spiritual and practical, there is still an … Read More

The Raising Boys Blog

Thom DickBoys, Featured, Parenting3 Comments

Over the past nearly 14 years of my life we have always had a son in the house. At times we have had up to five boys (not including myself) wrestling it out in the living room and if having 12 kids from hard places has … Read More

Is Pokemon Go Evil?

Thom DickFeatured, Parenting4 Comments

The short answer is I’m not going to tell you my opinion. And here’s the reason, everyone has an opinion! No matter what I think, someone is going to certainly disagree and emphatically state that I’m unequivocally an irresponsible Christian (not that this would actually bother me, but it … Read More