PARENTING RESOURCES

EVENTS

Helping Your Children Understand God’s Grace
Wednesday, January 16 // 7 pm – Register online
Culture is telling young people where to find love, how to define truth, and who they are supposed to become. Dr. Tim Keller shares wisdom and practical ideas to help parents and their teens discover God’s unrelenting love, truth, and script, which will ultimately lead to security and satisfaction.

Sticky Faith & A Changing Youth Culture
Friday, January 25 // 6:30-8 pm – Register online
We will have two “live” speakers with us. April Diaz (author and a member of Fuller Youth Institute’s Advisory Council) will be talking about the principles outlined in the book Sticky Faith: Everyday Ideas for Building Lasting Faith in Your Kids. And Mark Oestreicher (pastor, author, and trainer) is returning again this year to talk about “Changes in Youth Culture.” Your children are part of a new shift in teen culture, and Mark will talk about how this involves different values and priorities than you might expect.

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.

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.

BOOKS

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

WEBSITES

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?

SUGGESTIONS

If you have suggestions of additional resources that you think would benefit parents, please email Steve Rodgers.

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