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Three Ways To Turn Your Teenagers Off From Being Interested In God?

What a funny thing to write an article about when our goal is to turn our kids on to God. Sometimes we can focus so hard on that goal that we can actually turn them off.  Here are three things … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 7 – Share The Power Through Choices (Part 4)

Jesus utilized choices in a wonderful way to clarify the real issue at hand and to cut power struggles off at the knees. In one instance, Jesus was confronted by a wealthy young man who wanted to justify himself based … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 6 – Let Natural Consequences Do The Teaching (Part 4)

Jesus modeled this 6th parenting principle of ‘Letting Natural Consequences Do The Teaching’. Have you ever thought of thanking God for the difficulties that our children encounter?  Wise parents actually pray to God that He would bring learning experiences into … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 6 – Let Natural Consequences Do The Teaching (Part 3)

Jesus modeled this 6th parenting principle of ‘Letting Natural Consequences Do The Teaching’. Jesus knew that a critical part of letting natural consequences teach His children was to let them own the problem.  So often we steal the learning away … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 6 – Let Natural Consequences Do The Teaching (Part 2)

Jesus modeled this 6th parenting principle of ‘Letting Natural Consequences Do The Teaching’. Jesus most frequently taught His children by allowing them to experience the natural consequences for their actions and then used this as a teaching moment. So how … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 6 – Let Natural Consequences Do The Teaching (Part 1)

Jesus modeled this 6th parenting principle of ‘Letting Natural Consequences Do The Teaching’. God designed a world of natural consequences, “if – then’s”.  Over and over in the Old Testament God’s people are told, if you obey my commandments, then … Continue reading

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Jesus’ 10 New Testament Principles for Parenting: Principle No. 4 – Our Children Can Handle What Life Throws At Them (Part 2)

Jesus modeled this 4th parenting principle that ‘that our children can handle what life throws at them’. Jesus believed in His disciples even when they failed.  He spoke these words even though He knew that Peter (Simon) would deny Jesus … Continue reading

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