However, the real reasons children go up to reject the faith of their Parents has little to do with education and apologetics.“Jesus is watching you!
” Even the best parents can find themselves wanting some divine backup in a conflict with their children.
However, using God for intimidation in a conflict with children has two major issues.
It can be used in educational settings, support groups, or individual counseling sessions.
, Jeramy and Jerusha Clark offer an overview of a teen's brain from a neurological perspective, sharing insights on your teen's emotions and the impact of puberty and hormones.
The Clarks give practical advice on resolving conflict with your teen, handling disrespect and helping your teen navigate peer pressure.
This issue shapes our young people, friends, and family more than we could ever imagine. “Let’s just sit back and see what happens” might work in certain scenarios, but Christian dating isn’t one of them. I hope and pray these words spark conversations in your ministries, relationships, and homes. If you need to take a minute to let that sink in, I will be here when you get back… Here’s the deal: marriage isn’t a divine lottery where every person has one winning ticket. Hopefully one will end up as my spouse.” Not a good idea. So, the default for years is to leave as soon as a flaw arises. This requires discipline, restraint, and abstinence from activities that don’t promote holiness. A pure mind might be the greatest gift you can give your future spouse. ____________________ I hope this discussion continues. I pray parents, church leaders, friends, and family begin to spark conversations about God’s design for dating.
Most importantly, guidelines and principles for dating will transform lives and shape eternities. The brokenness you see in yourself and the brokenness you experience from your spouse point both of you to the only perfect one, God. When you pull the trigger, these balls spread over a large range, increasing the chance you hit the target.
It is better for parents to use their faith to help the child understand the reason the parent, themselves, act the way they do.