Developing the Family According to God's Design
This series explores the true purpose of home and family in God's design. Lessons deal with child development, parental discipline, and preparing children for adolescence with a focus on the tween years. There is also a discussion about Biblical marriage and the establishment of the home.
It is during the effort to know each other that the couple lays down the groundwork for their "oneness."
If God created marriage for life then God can provide the element that keeps us together for life - love.
Many couples desire to love and need love but are poor communicators. Mike examines some of the ways to improve communication skills within marriage.
The parenting relationship should be focused on the parent providing for the child's needs, not the reverse. It is God, in His love, who provides for us, and in the same way we provide for our children in our love.
Mike will examine the last 3 ways we can breathe L.I.F.E. into our children.
There are three basic stages that children go through before they become adults, and how we parent them during these periods will have an impact on what kind of people they become.
Mike wraps up the section of teen parenting with a look a parenting tweens.
In this lesson, we look at several spiritual lessons our children teach us.
In this lesson, Mike looks at the family as a living mobile and examines the different elements that can create beauty, balance and form in the Sacred Family.
In this lesson, Mike continues to look at the family as a living mobile and examines the different elements that can create beauty, balance and form in the Sacred Family.
For those who are using this book or the video version as a resource for a small group, this added section contains an exercise that can stimulate discussion.