Discover the most important part of parenting
My First, Second & Third Attempts at Parenting
By Steve Murrell
My First, Second & Third Attempts at Parenting is not a how-to book. It’s a collection of stories and reflections designed to help you discover the elusive, yet most important, part of parenting—the heart. Chapter by chapter, story by story, we will examine God’s heart towards children, our hearts as parents, and how we can prepare our children’s hearts to know and love their heavenly Father.
- Dr. Chuck Quinley
- Eddie Lyons
- Marie Bonifacio
- Jonathan Murrell
- James Murrell
- William Murrell
- Carla Peralejo-Bonifacio
- Dr. Robert Baily
- Alejandro Nogoy
- Coney Reyes
Steve Murrell is a man to be taken seriously no matter what he’s talking about, but especially when he speaks about the heart of fathering.
This book is a gift to anyone who needs someone to come alongside them on the parenting journey. You will be inspired and encouraged.
This is not a book about being perfect or raising perfect children; rather, it inspires, reminds, and guides us to focus on the inside — to raise up a younger generation with a heart after God.
I can’t say enough good things about being the third attempt. The curve was well-established, my parents’ defenses were worn down and standards lax, cookies were left unguarded, bedtimes were more theory than actual hard practice. But maybe all this had more to do with me being the favorite and not the third . . .
A lot of people complain or feel bad about being a middle child, but it was the best of both worlds for me. I could do things that my older brother could do, but I could also avoid responsibility when circumstances called for it. Life in the middle was pretty perfect.
This book explains a lot.
I hope that all who get to read this book will benefit from these tales as much as I did. I realize that while Pastor Steve’s brand of parenting may sound simple, it definitely isn’t easy; and like all things, only truly accomplishable by the grace of God.
William married my precious daughter, and I saw in him a humble and caring Christ-centered spirit. His father, Steve, is a humble man who has been blessed with a beautiful family and God-inspired wisdom regarding what’s really important in raising our children in the way they should go. I have been truly humbled by reading this book!
I'm happy that a book like this was written to guide young parents. Read, ponder, and follow the advice of this great father! My granddaughter is blessed to be part of the Murrell family.
It has been a blessing and inspiration to witness the way Steve and Deborah Murrell raised their three sons — William, James, and Jonathan! The boys were always top priority for them. This book is a precious gift to parents yearning to be guided in bringing up their children in the Lord’s ways!
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The Heart Of Parenting
Steve Murrell brings us right to the heart of parenting. In this message, he candidly shares his own stories as a father to three very different boys. Practical, humorous, and encouraging, this Parenting Seminar inspires both parents and non-parents alike to shape a child's heart by knowing the heart of God and having the heart of God.Download Here
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