Mary Lee Bayly

Mary Lee and her husband, Tim Bayly, have five children and oodles of grandchildren.

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If You Delight In Your Children, You Will Discipline Your Children

This is the second half of a conversation about children and discipline that I had with a group of ladies near and dear to my heart. That group includes my mother in law, Mary Lee Bayly, and her three daughters: Hannah Weeks, who is also my wife, and Michal Crum and... read more

A Mother’s Perspective on the Discipline of Children

In today’s episode, I have a conversation about children and discipline with Mary Lee Bayly and her three daughters: Heather Ummel, Michal Crum and Hannah Weeks. Don’t forget to pick up a copy of The Helpful Marriage Book by Tim & Mary Lee Bayly! Support our... read more

Marriage: Encouragement and Exhortation for the Work

This talk was recorded at the Helpful Marriage Conference in Indianapolis on March 4-5, 2022. For more audio recordings from the conference, click here. To purchase a copy of Tim & Mary Lee’s new book on marriage, The Helpful Marriage Book, click here. read more

The Helpful Wife

This talk was recorded at the Helpful Marriage Conference in Indianapolis on March 4-5, 2022. For more audio recordings from the conference, click here. To purchase a copy of Tim & Mary Lee’s new book on marriage, The Helpful Marriage Book, click here. read more

Devotions: what’s a mother to do?

How can mothers help with devotions?

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Just do devotions!

We generally think of family devotions as the cherry on the top of our children’s spiritual food. But it’s not. It is the main dish

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Does God give us more than we can handle?

I was riding in a car with a friend recently and we were discussing the difficult life circumstances of another mutual friend. Then my companion declared, “Well, God does not give us more than we can handle.” She said it with such confidence and I couldn’t argue. We... read more

Mothering Spiritual Children

A couple of years ago I had a young mother ask me if I would “mentor” her. Since she was not in our church, and she didn’t even live in my town, I wasn’t sure what she had in mind. I knew what I had in mind: PANIC. What does it even mean to mentor someone? What does... read more

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