This book is a compelling read - it gives practical advice and biblical hope to parents of children of all ages. Most parenting books outright, or indirectly, promise a good outcome if you only follow their suggestions. The Faithful Parent gives many practical, biblically-based suggestions but promises that the most important relationship in any family is vertical - between parents and God. it is the Christian parent in being faithful that glorifies God. It is the faithful parent who has the biggest impact on their children.