Our brains have limited capacity to truly focus on multiple things at a time. When we focus on one thing, we now have limited capacity to also focus on other things. As parents, there are a lot of things vying for our focus, and it’s very easy to focus on the immediate instead of the eternal.
Today’s session will focus on the importance of helping our children make their relationship with Jesus the primary source of their individual identity. Church involvement is particularly significant when pointing your family toward Jesus as the ultimate source of their identity.
In the previous session, we discussed the role church involvement plays in helping children establish a solid identity as part of the body of Christ. This session will dig into the importance of complementing church involvement with intentional discipleship in the home.
Our children are growing up in a world that is hostile to biblical truth. This session will focus on 5 primary values to equip families to live intentionally Christ-focused in the midst of this hostile culture.
In Parenting, author Paul David Tripp unfolds a more biblical perspective on parenting than merely adhering to a list of rules. He lays out fourteen gospel-centered principles that will radically change the way parents think about what it means to raise up a child, informing everything they do as a parent. Principles include grace, identity, lies, authority, foolishness, and character.