Bad kids? Or bad parents? Sometimes it’s both. This week’s Care Issue helps you equip parents to improve their parenting skills so that they can solve their parenting problems—and stop causing new ones. Plus, learn how to prepare deacons and small group leaders in your church to give better parenting advice, because parenting experience doesn’t always equate to parenting wisdom.
David, an elder in the church, walks into his pastor’s office, lips pressed in a thin line, raking his fingers through his hair. “What’s up?” Pastor Greg asks. “I just don’t get it! It’s like my son Josh has … [Read More]
“We don’t know what else to do with our son. He just doesn’t listen to us.” And that’s your cue to dispense advice that resolves this frazzled couple’s parenting crisis. So, what do you say? Before … [Read More]
Sometimes it is difficult for us as church leaders to help parents when we don’t know the reasons kids misbehave. Sometimes it is the child’s lifestyle that prompts misbehaviors. Other times … [Read More]
One ministry opportunity most of your deacons and ministry leaders will have at some time is the opportunity to advise distressed parents. Unfortunately, the advice they give … [Read More]