There is no better opportunity for any adult to impact this world, than to develop strong Christian relationships with and through their children.
A survey was taken among parents. The point was to record the negative and positive statements they made to their children in the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jan 26, 2009
Did you hear about the young mother and her kindergarten aged son who were driving down the road and the inquisitive little boy turned to his mother and asked, "Mommy, why do the ’idiots’ only come out when
BARNA ON PARENTING
George Barna in his book "Revolutionary Parenting" gives us the bad news about the family today -- especially many Christian families:
What does God measure? In other words how does God evaluate what is a healthy family and an unhealthy family?
Barna states: What does
Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 27, 2010
Quote: BILLY GRAHAM who said:
"Children will invariably talk, eat, walk, think, respond, and act like their parents. Give them a target to shoot at. Give them a goal to work toward. Give them a pattern that they can
Contributed by David Limiero on Jun 5, 2001
This is not a normal chain letter! At the bottom of this letter you will find a list of eight names and addresses. Please send your teen-ager to the person at the top of this list. Then add your name to the bottom of this list and send the letter out to seven others.
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 12, 2007
"Parenting is hereditary. If your parents didn't have any children, you're not
Contributed by Tim Zingale on Jan 6, 2004
This is a parents worse nightmare!
I remember when I first started using a wheelchair for mobility, my son Anthony and I were at the mall with my wife. She was trying on clothes and we were to wait for her. Anthony decided to run under the clothes on the racks. As you know, the aisles are not
Contributed by Timothy Smith on Aug 2, 2004
Parents, it is especially important for us to understand how our using God’s name correctly enhances our testimony because our kids are listening to our speech. A Sunday School teacher asked her class: "Does anyone know where the Lord lives?" One little boy said, "He lives in our bathroom." “Why
Contributed by Shawn Rose on May 19, 2009
Parents, you are accountable for disciplining and teaching your children about God, salvation, and how to live and make godly decisions
· How important is it?
· A Spiritual Clinic, J. Oswald Sanders recorded observations about two Revolutionary War era families from New England, and the
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 10, 2009
A BRAIN SURGEON ON PARENTING INFLUENCE
I read a book entitled Gifted Hands, the autobiography of Dr. Ben Carson, Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins hospital in Boston. This is what he writes:
"My mother was a remarkable woman who was pregnant and then married at age 13. She
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 3, 2010
Parents Sued by Son for Malpractice of Parenting
In 1978, Thomas Hansen of Boulder Colorado, sued his parents for $350,000 on grounds of “malpractice of parenting.” He charged in his suit that his mother and father had botched his upbringing so badly, that he would need years of
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jul 30, 2010
The Parental Challenge of Helping Teenagers Face Their World
And I wanna share a story with you. It’s a traumatic one and one that actually happened. I did a funeral about four or five years ago and in this funeral it was really bizarre, because as the high schoolers came in about a third of them
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 14, 2008
A small but growing number of parents are getting domain names for their young kids, some before taking their newborn home from the hospital. It’s not known exactly how many, but the practice is no longer limited to “tekky” parents. They worry that the name of choice might not be available by the
Contributed by Bill Burress on May 16, 2008
Parents are always trying to teach their children by by example. Then when one child hits another they smack the
Contributed by Eric Hanson on Nov 17, 2008
GOD BLESSES CHRISTIAN PARENTS
How wonderful for children to have parents who are truly "in the Lord." They will be able to honor such men and women, thus activating the promise mentioned in verse 3.
Nancy’s Grandparents took her Grandfather’s mother into their home and cared for her when she
Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 6, 2002
CHAIN LETTER FOR PARENTS
It reads: "Dear Friend: This chain letter is meant to bring relief and happiness to you. Unlike other chain letters, this one does not cost money. Simply send a copy of this letter to six other parents who are tired of their teenagers. Then bundle your teenager up and
Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 9, 2002
PARENTING SOCIAL DEGENERATION
Sheila Weller, in her book "Saint of Circumstances", reveals the untold story of Alex Kelley, who was convicted of rape in 1996. When Kelley was initially indicted he fled to Europe, spending more than eight years on the run, leading a comfortable
Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 8, 2012
ABUSING ONE'S PARENTS
According to aabss.org, "Nine to 33% of parents report being abused by their children ranging in age from 10 to 23... Some studies report that whites are more likely to batter than blacks;... [some] Studies show... that middle and upper class families have higher rates ...
Contributed by Rodney Bowen on Feb 7, 2013
THE CHURCH'S ROLE IN PARENTING
Recently reviewing the new book by Dr. Tim Kimmel title, CONNECTING CHURCH & HOME, I found my mind and heart really pierced with the current state of our in-church parenting.
Churches and families need each other. And no, I am not referring to our family’s use
Contributed by Davon Huss on Mar 24, 2014
Elton Trueblood: "No matter how much a man may be concerned with his work in the world, he should not care about it as much as he cares for his family. This is because we have, in our families, a bigger stake than most of us can ever have in our employment. We can change business associates ... we