Parents

The Buck Stops Here

Have you ever been shocked at the attitude of entitlement exhibited by teenagers today-maybe even your own teenager? Check out this Parent Cue to read more about how you, the parent, can work to help your student understand the difference between something they want and something they’re entitled to.

Change

Do you ever wonder if your life would be better with just a little more money? Of course you have! Maybe you want to buy more clothes, more music, or maybe you want to go to a concert with your friends.  Wanting money is a no-brainer, but is that all there is to it? Is…

Too Much Pressure

Think About This Do you ever wonder if you’re that parent? You know the one. The imaginary bar determining your success as a parent is always just out of reach. Or maybe you worry about over-parenting. You know you should probably back off a little bit—but you can’t help but always push, expect, and encourage…

No Limits

After seeing the life-changing power of Jesus in the Easter story, I want students to know that the resurrection has no limits because God wants us to have big influence for Him. We will look at the story of Moses to see how God wants to cast off restraint and use us for great things in His Kingdom!

You’ve Got Questions … We’ve Got Nothin’

Do you panic every time your teen asks you a difficult question you’re not sure you have a cut-and-dry answer to? Do you feel like you must have an answer to every matter of faith or else your faith is somehow less credible? The tensions in our faith is what makes it just that…faith. In this article, learn what it means to let your students wrestle with doubt for the growth of their faith and rest in the peace that you don’t have to be Johnny-On-The-Spot with answers about life’s greatest quandaries.

Amplify

If you spend enough time in youth culture, you’ll discover that students are hungry for the Gospel message the church stewards, but they do not view the church as a viable source for answers to their questions. Even worse, perhaps the #1 reason for their distrust of the church, is their suspicion that doubt is not welcomed there. Our latest series aims to make room for questions and doubt, while providing answers to affirm, grow, and equip faith.

“You’re Like My Second Mother”

Parents, you probably already know that you can have influence over the kind of friends your student hangs out with. Did you know you can also have influence over the way their friends behave? If you’re intentional, you can make a difference in their lives, which in turn, positively impacts your student. Click to find out more!

Friendships play a huge role in teenage development. For the next 3 weeks, we will look at King David and his family to get a Biblical perspective on being the right friend to others and choosing the right friends for yourself. Click to find out more about what we will be talking about.

Have you ever been accused of being an overprotective parent? Whether your kids understand the weight of their accusations or not, it is our tendency as parents to hold on too long (even if our intentions are good). Read more to see how one parent learned a lesson from his grandparents about letting go and trusting God.

In our latest Wednesday night series, we will look at how encountering Jesus flipped the lives of people upside down. We will discover what these encounters teach us about how Jesus would like to flip our own lives upside down.