Chip Ingram

Chip Ingram is the teaching pastor and CEO of Living on the Edge, an international discipleship ministry that equips Christians to become more mature followers of Christ. Reaching more than a million people a week, Chip’s teaching is heard online and through hundreds of radio and TV outlets worldwide. He has authored 15 books including The Real God, Culture Shock, and The Invisible War. Chip and his wife, Theresa, reside in California. They have four grown children and 12 grandchildren.

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Five Characteristics of Biblical Discipline

Sometimes it’s hard to know if you’re disciplining your children effectively. Try using these five measures from the Bible.

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Responding in Grace on Divisive Issues

Pastor Chip Ingram addresses several cultural hot-button topics, describing how Christians can navigate divisive discussions about these issues with grace while still adhering to biblical truth and modeling the love of Christ.

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Approaching the Abortion Issue With Love, Grace, Truth and Forgiveness

Listen to Chip Ingram’s broadcast Responding in Grace on Divisive Issues. Regardless of where you find yourself landing on the issue of abortion, it’s one of the most divisive issues in America today. Abortion is not just a topic out there for casual d …

Let Your Kids Fail

Using consequences to foster responsibility, confidence and success

Discipline Is Worth the Effort

Your kids will feel most secure if they know you have set appropriate boundaries for them that you aren’t afraid to enforce.

Mother sitting on couch with daughter and disciplining her.

4 Parenting Styles and Effective Child Discipline

How do you get your children to obey, and what should you do when they won’t?

Punishment Versus Discipline

An effective parent has to learn the difference between punishment and discipline.