2012 Conference – Parenting Teenagers

Luke 1:16-

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Turn our hearts back to God & to children

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Do I believe that God can provide on the
mountain of the Lord?

Ephesians 5:22

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Genuine Faith or Damaging Hypocrisy

·       (a
bit hard to follow scripture references – here)

2 Timothy 1:5

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If it is not your life to be a disciple, then
your teens will see the hypocrisy.

Ephesians 6:1-4

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bring them up -> training & nurture them.
affection & unconditional love

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heart-to-heart – lost in discipline

Produce a home environment that is loving & lavishing. Affection must
go before the discipline.

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Home should be safe.

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Understand where they are. Ask questions.

1 Chronicles 28:9

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Meet kids where they are at.

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My relationship is a model of my kids
relationship with God.

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Talk about real things. Make it safe to talk
about anything.

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Relationship should evolve from parent-child to
friendship.

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I need to find a way to connect with my kids.

Mark 8:22-26

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Provide dirty hands support.

Ephesians 6:10-18

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Don’t try and take responsibility for kids
actions.

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Take responsibility for what I do?

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