BIG POINT: This generation needs parents who don’t just modify behavior and emotion, but also .

 

4 characteristics of biblical parenting:

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EDC (Every Day Carry):


QUESTIONS FOR FURTHER STUDY

• What are the positives and negatives of authoritarian and permissive parenting? What sets biblical parenting apart from these two styles?

• What makes a parent successful? What are some characteristics of successful parents?

• Read Psalm 139:13-16 & Ephesians 2:8-10. What are some ways that parents shine a light on the God-given identity & purpose of their child?

• There’s no doubt that despite a biblical approach to parenting, children may walk away from faith. What can a parent do in those times?

• What role can people play who are not parents but still invest in the life of a young person? How can you support and encourage parents who are in difficult life stages?

• What impacted you most from the message? How can this be applied?


RESOURCES

Books:

50 Things Every Child Needs to Know Before Leaving Home (Mulvihill)

Bringing up Boys (Dobson)

Bringing up Girls (Dobson)

Effective Parenting in a Defective World (Ingram)

It’s Just a Phase (Joiner)

Biblical Grandparenting (Mulvihill)

Five Love Languages of Children (Chapman)

The New Strong-Willed Child (Dobson)

Websites:

www.theparentcue.org

www.focusonthefamily.com

www.lifeway.com

Apps:

Parent Cue App

Bible App for Kids

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