2021-05-25T10:56:14-06:00

Practical Christian Parenting – 5 – What is a Baby?

How we parent a child depends on what we think a child is. Is a baby, for example, a human with a tendency to disobey God? Or Is a baby, instead, an innocent child—like a blank page? Or a baby, perhaps, a cross between the two or something else altogether. If I told you most Christians have it wrong, would you believe me? One of the central doctrines of Christianity, crept in during the 16th century skews a parents outlook toward their children. Learn more in What is a Baby?

2021-05-25T11:01:06-06:00

Practical Christian Parenting – 7 – Consequences

Most of what we learn we learn by experience. We say, think, feel or do something, and then we receive the consequences of what we did. Some people believe this is the only way we learn how to get along in the world. It shouldn’t come as a surprise, then, that consequences are an effective way to parent our children. Learn more about how to use consequences in this presentation.

2021-05-25T11:10:19-06:00

Practical Christian Parenting – 11 – The Teen Years

It’s a current and common belief that teens are ruled by their hormones. We now know that isn’t the major reason for behaviors commonly associated with the teen years. Far reaching changes in the rapidly growing brain of teens is primarily responsible. Once we understand what changes are taking place along with the risks and benefits of such growth, parents have a new way to help their teens through a sometimes difficult transition.

2021-05-25T11:11:53-06:00

Practical Christian Parenting – 12 – Parenting Adult Children

When children grow up, parenting doesn’t end. But there is a time of change, not only for children, but for parents as well. Roles change. Responsible change. Locations often change. How will everyone handle these changes? Consider what the Bible tells us about the issue in our latest presentation, Practical Christian Parenting Part 12: Parenting Adult Children.