Gospel-Centered Mom: The Freeing Truth about What Your Kids Really Need (Paperback)
It's Time to Stop Trying to Be the Perfect Mom You long to be the mom your kids need, but often you're convinced you come up short. The label "not enough" seems to be stamped across everything you do--and yet parenting is the one thing you want most to get right. What if the solution is simply to embrace the truth that you are not enough--but God is? In Gospel-Centered Mom Brooke McGlothlin reveals how our entire approach to motherhood shifts when we stop chasing our vision of a perfect family and start full-out pursuing God. With refreshing candor, Brooke examines the daunting task of raising children in the light of God's Word and challenges you to: - embrace your moment-by-moment need for Jesus
- release the stress of believing everything is your responsibility
- learn to fight for rather than against your child
- believe that the story God is writing with your life is worth the sacrifice
- practice the daily disciplines that lead to Gospel-centered parenting As you learn to anchor your life in the Gospel, you'll find increased freedom, purpose, and joy in motherhood. And you'll discover that Jesus is more than capable of meeting every need, for your children and for you.
About the Author
Brooke McGlothlin is cofounder and president of Raising Boys Ministries and The MOB (Mothers of Boys) Society, an online community for BoyMoms. The author of several books and resources for mothers, her words of encouragement and inspiration have been featured on LifeWay's ParentLife blog, the Proverbs 31 Devotional Site, and Ann Voskamp's A Holy Experience. Brooke lives in the mountains of southwest Virginia with her husband and their two sons.