Adult Children

Features About Adult Children

A mother grieves over a daughter's anorexia

Grief for a Daughter in Crisis

A mother’s heartbreak echoes a situation that God knows intimately.

Carmen Escamilla and her son Cande

First-Generation Mother Takes Pride in Her Educator Son

Carmen Escamilla had long dreamed of her children growing up to be well-educated, prosperous professionals. Her son Cande tried to accomodate her wishes by going to law school—until the day he decided to pursue another path.

A worried mother hands her grief to God over a daughter's illness and anorexia.

Handing Grief Over to God

As a daughter struggles with a life-threatening illness, a mother hands her battered heart to God.

Guideposts: Scott Shute went back to his roots to regroup and recharge.

Faith of His Father

His high-tech career at LinkedIn couldn't have been more different from his father's life as a Kansas farmer. But some lessons always apply...

a mother prays for her children

Praying for the Sharks

Michelle Cox says it’s the unexpected details that need special prayer.

Rick Hamlin's son, far left in green pants, with the LinkedIn team in India

Prayers for a Team Player

Even now with children all grown up, the prayers continue.

Blogger Rick Hamlin and his two grown-up sons!

Prayers for Grown-Up Kids

They are, after all, in God's hands.

Stories of Faith blogger Marci Seither

Trust the Lord to Handle All Anxiety

"The anxiety within me," writes Marci Seither, "dissipated when I saw the love on his face."

Father-daughter wedding dance

Awesome Father Daughter Dance

This father-daughter duo will steal your hearts with their antics and dance moves.

A butterfly flutters near Quito, Ecuador.

Learning to Trust an Unseen Guide

Worried that his son lacked direction, an old friend gave him a new way of looking at life.