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Parents Corner: Parents Partnering with Churches to Grow Faithful Children

What If? Catching the faith at home

Let It Go

Inside Out: The alien has landed

Bringing faith to the everyday for our children and grandchildren?

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Parents Corner: Parents Partnering with Churches to Grow Faithful Children

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By Shirley Carlson, La Crescenta Presbyterian Church, CaliforniaRelationships help define character, especially during the teen years. Your job is to help your child foster good relationships between Christ, you, and his friends. What defines a good relationship? Trust is extremely important as well as a relationship that mutually seeks the best for both parties. Get to know your teen's friends and ask your child what he seeks from this relationship. Deuteronomy 6:4-9 - "Impress (God's commandments) on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road ..." Are you doing this? Do you...

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What If? Catching the faith at home

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By Shirley Carlson, La Crescenta Presbyterian Church, California As parents, we hope our children will "catch the faith" from us. Modeling good Christian practices does pay off. But we sometimes forget God's charge to us in Deuteronomy 11:19. "Teach them to your children, talking about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up."   What is the "them" in that verse?   God says it is MY WORD. Church is a good place to learn the scriptures, but it should not be the only place.  ...

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Let It Go

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Can you relate to "hovering mom" tendencies? Especially when children have a paint brush in hand? Read what Kelly Pittman from Practicing Families (Summer Boredom, Fresh Paint, and New Lessons in Parenting) learned about God when she let go.  All that risk and trust are wrapped up not just in good parenting but in good relationships period. Have you watched our cool 12-minute video that teaches all about Christian relationships? If you're planning for LOGOS (or any other) volunteer training, I suggest showing it. And then together unpack what it means for your work with people of all generations. In the...

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Inside Out: The alien has landed

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There's a lot packed into this fun and interesting cartoon that needs unpacking with your children!

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Bringing faith to the everyday for our children and grandchildren?

Posted by Liz Perraud at

...how important it is to find ways to weave faith conversations and practices into the everyday. Breakfast, bath time, drive time, and all the in-betweens.

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