Parenting class – session 3

Dear parent, What is the difference between Reacting and Responding? I have a dear friend, named Jeff, who bought me lunch about 10 years and asked me this question.  My response to him was there is no difference.  I believed that for the 2 ½ years.  Jeff asked me every week during our accountability lunch if I understood the difference …

Parenting class – session 1

Dear Parent, In my last writing, you read that YOU are the biggest influence in your teenagers life.  Yes, YOU!  Data over the past two decades shows this to be consistent even when culture transforms at a high rate of speed. Grandparents (your parents) are the second biggest influence in your kids’ lives. I, and other pastors, am as lows as …

parenting class – session 2

I hope you enjoyed our last lesson. If you were at FBC this past Sunday, some of this information may sound familiar.  You can listen to that message at http://sermon.net/moto. Today we are asking the question, “How do you pass down faith to your teenager?” Let’s begin by watching this 3 minute video… http://vimeo.com/parentministry/review/43519296/a13f91ff3d Deuteronomy 6:4-9 gives us our mission from God …

Parents make a difference in children’s lives…

For what it’s worth, I feel like parents need to be encouraged today. As parents, we wonder if we are making the right choices for our kids.  We wonder if they will walk with Jesus when they are adults.  We wonder if they will choose the right spouse to compliment his/her values.  It seems we never stop wondering if our …