I know, it’s Tuesday…I played golf yesterday, don’t judge me. I was ready to blow you away with some new information and statistics about parents and such but then my wife wrote an amazing post on her blog so I’m going to link to that and let you enjoy…here goes: http://www.inatickle.com/outwit-outlast-outplay/ The best parenting advice[…]
All I ever read or hear is how your ministry should be relevant to the culture, you should minister to teens in the same way society gets their messages across to them. I understood that concept, and for years, I ministered that way. It wasn’t until I saw the downfalls of this concept that I began looking for something else.
I’ve officially shared the vision and mission of my writings on this blog in the past few posts. I am now excited to begin sharing the themes for each posting day every week. We will begin, as most things should, at the beginning. Welcome to Mom and Dad Monday: Advice comes from everywhere. You read[…]
As a youth minister I often wonder why parents don’t get involved more. Am I intimidating? Do they not believe in what we do? Is it too hard? Do they not really like their own kids?
If you’ve followed me through the last four posts, you’ve heard the nutshell of the vision of this blog and my ministry. I’d love to help God’s people see that a life of love is what makes us whole in Christ. I feel like God would remind all of us parents about our responsibility to[…]
I spent the last post yelling at parents for not taking the responsibility, now I’m going to spend this post screaming at the church to release the reigns. That’s right, here comes key number three:
Why do we as parents separate ourselves from the responsibility of our children’s spirituality? God lays that responsibility directly on the shoulders of parents yet we want to delegate it to our church leadership.