Holly Stratton

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Category archives: Parenting

Radically Redemptive Relationships Videocast Series: Volume One

Thank you all so very much for your wonderful response to this video series! Sharon and I have enjoyed the wonderful interaction we've had with so many of you through this videocast series, and your interest and input have helped me in my decision to launch the ten sessions as a single volume. Read more

When God Uses Your Wandering Child To Save You From Your Wayward Self

It's good when parental hindsight brings healthy introspection and humble confession that doesn't immobilize us with guilt. My husband and I are committed to looking at ourselves as honestly as possible, and we've found great joy and forgiveness in the gospel and from our children as we've walked through the mistakes and failures of our parenting. Read more

Unrepentant & Unresolved: When God Uses A Brick Wall To Save Us From Ourselves

When our mission to uncover the heart finds us running into a brick wall, a destructive thread of contention immediately begins to weave its way into the relationship. Maybe softly. Maybe silently. However it weaves its death, the evil nature of its destructive fiber is found in the fact that it doesn't allow the heart to be revealed. Read more