2018 Parent’s Summit
Saturday, February 24 // 9 am-4:30 pm
Cost: $20 per person or $30 per couple. Light snacks will be provided. Lunch is on your own (a 90-minute break is provided).
Join us for all or part of this live simulcast event. It’s designed to encourage and equip parents of all life stages.
Speakers and topics are still being added to the agenda. So far, the speakers featured at this year’s Summit include:
- Josh Straub, author of the book “Safe House: How Emotional Safety is the Key to Raising Kids Who Live, Love, and Lead Well.”
- Lysa TerKeurst, New York Times bestselling author of “Uninvited: Living Loved When You Feel Less Than, Left Out, and Lonely.”
- Ron Deal, author of the books The Smart Stepfamily and The Smart Stepfamily Marriage.
- Natasha Crain, author of the blog Christian Mom Thoughts, focuses on helping parents understand the evidence that supports their faith.
For the latest list of speakers and other details, go to parentssummit.com.
We will be unable to offer childcare for this event, but a couple can “tag team” it by sharing one $20 registration. One spouse can attend in the morning and the other spouse can attend in the afternoon. Then, get a babysitter, go out to dinner, and compare notes! When registering, include both first names (Joe/Jane) and select “1 Parent” for the $20 price.
A Discussion Group for Parents of Blended Families
This group meets every other Sunday from 11 am-12:30 pm at Brader Way. Meeting dates are March 11, March 25, April 8, April 22, May 6 and May 20. The group is watching and discussing “The Smart Stepfamily Marriage” DVD by Ron Deal and David Olson. All are welcome; no registration necessary. If you have questions, contact Steve Rodgers.
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.