Parent Conversation Guide (9.15.21)
September 14th, 2021
Passage: James 1:1-18Overview:The reality is that life is hard. There are challenges, trials, temptations, fears, struggles, and tests. There’s no escaping that reality in our short time here on this earth. However, the good news is that God provides a solution. He provides us with His wisdom to know how we can respond to these challenges and grow spiritually from them. God wants us to trust Him. ...
Helping your teens create and cultivate healthy friendships
May 24th, 2021
The conversation of our teen’s friendships is worrisome for us as parents and leaders because to degree it’s out of control how much time your teen spends throughout the day with a person or a group of people. The other ominous aspect of the teenage years is that studies show by 9th grade, a teen is more influenced by their friends than by their parents. That’s a big deal. Who your teen’s friends ...
I can do it!
May 5th, 2021
Okay, sure, that applies to some of the older, more spiritually mature believers right? No, God calls ministry leaders to "equip the saints...". There are no other qualifications given. So what in the world does this have to do with teens? ...
Making Plans
December 30th, 2020
2020 was a year where making plans just never ended well. It was certainly a year of changes, adjustment, and re-adjustments. It was a year when plans ‘B’ and ‘C’ seemed like really good ideas, but never worked out. 2020 is a year that made us have to go with the flow and trust in God’s plans rather than our own. That being said, as we look to 2021, we should continue to make plans....
Overwhelmed
December 10th, 2020
How do I send my kids back to school? Will they be safe? Will they be uncomfortable? Do we make them wear a mask? Is that safe and healthy? Do I need to keep them home? Will they be allowed to play their favorite sport or be involved in their favorite activity? Will I get a break from all of this soon? I'm sure that as our school districts have begun to release their guidelines for the fall, many ...