The World Your Children Live In
Wednesday, April 3 // 7 pm – Register online
Roxanne Stone is editor-in-chief at the Barna Group and former editor at Christianity Today and Relevant magazines. She presents recent research related to technology use, changes in the way young adults perceive the importance of church, confusion and feelings of betrayal over issues of gender and sexual identity, and a new framework for male/female relationships outside of dating. Her insight is important for parents as they try to discover the kinds of conversations to have with their children.
Blended Families Event: Blended and Blessed
Saturday, April 27 // 8:30 am-3:30 pm – Register online
This annual event is designed for parents of blended families and features nationally known authors and speakers such as Ron Deal, Shaunti Feldhahn, Chris Brooks, and others. Light snacks will be served. You can read more about the day’s agenda and other speakers at blendedandblessed.com. There is no charge for the event, but we ask that you register. You are welcome to come for all or part of the day. No childcare provided.
A Discussion Group for Parents of Blended Families
This group meets every other Sunday from 11 am-12:30 pm at Brader Way. The group is watching and discussing “The Smart Stepfamily Marriage” DVD by Ron Deal and David Olson. All are welcome; no registration necessary. For the date and location of the next meeting, contact Todd and Catherine Heller.
Parenting Beyond Your Capacity – Reggie Joiner and Carey Nieuwhof
Spiritual Parenting – Michelle Anthony
Grace-Based Parenting – Tim Kimmel
Parenting Your Adult Child – Ross Campbell and Gary Chapman
Right Click: Parenting Your Teenager in a Digital Media World – Art Bamford, Brad Griffin, Kara Powell
Fuller Youth Institute — exists to help parents and church leaders equip teenagers with lifelong faith. The institute does this by turning research into resources. The institute publishes the books Sticky Faith, The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family, and Can I Ask That?
If you have suggestions of additional resources that you think would benefit parents, please email Steve Rodgers.