Pastor Roger Barrier and daughter Brianna Barrier Engeler describe unique stressors on pastor's children. Pastor's kids can be helped by their parents when they demonstrate realistic expectations, empathy and right priorities.
Surviving adolescence is more challenging today because the transition has lengthened. Greater challenges face young adults as they seek to get established.
Velcro love sticks and stays. God's HESED love causes us to act on commitment, not feelings first. Suffering is the context where true love begins. Christ's sacrifice is the embodiment of unselfish, unwavering love. Preached at Fellowship Church. Taken from creativepastors.com. Used by permission.
Speaker: Ed Young Jr.
Scripture: Ruth 1:8, Ruth 1:14, Ruth 2:20, Ruth 3:10, Galatians 2:20
Topic: Loving Others
Raising children in a corrupt society has its challenges. Hold on tight: commit to the tough process, provide clear direction, encourage more than discourage and release them when it's time to grow up.
Speaker: Chris Brown
Scripture: Genesis 3 - 4, Deuteronomy 6:1-20, Joshua 24:14-15, 1 Samuel 3:13, 1 Samuel 18:1-5
There’s always that one kid. The kid who won’t stay in his seat at the restaurant. The girl who has to have the last word. And the boy who’s always screaming in the Target. That’s a powerful child at work. And maybe he’s yours. These powerful children are master manipulators and expert attention-getters! They love to be in control of the household power source—you. ...
Author: Kevin Leman
If we will move in true discernment, our view of life must be purged of human thoughts and reactions. We must perceive life through the eyes of Christ. To Discern, You Cannot Judge We will never possess true discernment until we crucify our instincts to judge. Realistically, this can take months or even years of uprooting old thought-systems that have not been planted...
Author: Francis Frangipane
Topic: Tongues and Spiritual Gifts
What is your "peace barometer"? How do you define and measure God's peace in your life? Have you ever heard a Christian say they have decided to do something or not do something and that they “have a peace about it?” “Peace” is one of those Christianese terms that is sometimes used in the context of decision-making as a test for God’s will. Often when a Christian says, “I have...
Author: Tom Terry
Passing the torch is part of a parent's job description. Many things are better "caught" than "taught." Strong marriages teach your children how to love and feel secure. When parents express genuine interest in the world of their children by identifying their unique interests, gifts and abilities, they prepare their offspring for life.
Speaker: Larry Osborne
Scripture: 1 Corinthians 13:4-7, Proverbs 3:27, Proverbs 15:30, Colossians 3:13, Philippians 2:3-4
Parenting basics are Bible-based. With God as the model of a heavenly parent, we can learn how to train our children in godly principles. Learn and meditate on how to build parent-child relationships for safe, loving, God-fearing homes.
Type: Bible Study
Solomon gives practical advice for abundant living when we follow God's prinicples as outlined in the book of Proverbs. Wisdom, discipline, stewardship and discernment can transform our daily lives.
Type: Bible Study
Scripture: Proverbs 3:1-12, Proverbs 10:1, Proverbs 10:27, Psalm 36:1, Psalm 40:8