Have You Created a Wolf-Free Environment for Your Children?

Jesus was constantly with His disciples and they were grown men. “I will fear no evil for You are with me.” Like Jesus, be a protector of your sheep. Eliminate the wolves. Protect them with your physical presence.

The Difference Between Parenting and Making Disciples

The idea of parenting has created a multi-zillion dollar industry. A Google search reveals that the term “parenting” was first used in 1959. Since then scores of books have been written about techniques and approaches to successfully navigate the choppy waters of raising children. From Dr. Spock to Dr. Phil, these “experts” share their personal approaches to parenting.

What Parents Shouldn't Listen To

The Bible is the BEST parenting resource for advice on how to raise your kids.  Keep reading for what NOT to listen to and why.    

Do You Expect Me to Forgive You?

Do you want to promote God’s ways in the world? Then put His power on display; be quick to forgive others. That’s a real virtue. And yes, God does expect His people to forgive.

Getting Started in a New Church

Getting started in a new church? You've made it through the interviews and hiring process. God is calling you to lead this new ministry. Keep reading for some fantastic pointers from a Youth Ministry pro who knows.

Four Opportunity Phases of Family Discipleship

No matter how old your children may be, seize the opportunities that the Lord provides to make disciples of them! The good news is that the command to make disciples is for our entire lives, and Deuteronomy 6 was given to parents and grandparents. Begin now.

Ten Practical Tips for Dads in Discipling Your Children for Christ


We who are dads have some unique challenges with making disciples. Moms have a built in “disciple-maker gene” that is given by God, but we dads tend to be more focused on providing income than on nurturing children.

Parenting Teenagers Seminar

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This is a parent resource that I sent to parents awhile back. It was helpful for some and hope that it might be helpful for you. If you have feedback, please comment!

Taking The Pain Out Of Meeting With Parents

I could have used a lot of pictures for this blog that would have best represented how we feel about parents meetings. Here is another photo that I would deem appropriate.

Knowing What To Own When Communicating With Parents

I’m bringing in 5 new students into my small group in the Fall. We’ve been spending a lot of time together this summer getting to know each other. One of the issues that’s come up is the city curfew which is 11:00 for drivers who have had their driver license for less than a year. Some of the boys are in that category and have not been making it home on time. The other night one was stopped by the police and let off with a warning.

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