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Parent Resources

Note to parents

Children are growing up on a digital playground and no one is on recess duty...

This page exists to help equip parents with the tools and knowledge they need to protect their children. Compiled here are a list of tools to help you along with apps you need to be aware of that could potentially harm you children.  Get engaged and be involved with your children. 

6 THINGS TO KEEP YOU FOCUSED

Print this and use it for a reminder during your quiet time

 

Responsibility: 

You are responsible for 2 things

- Live a Godly life.  If you don't live a Godly life, you can forget about saving your children.

- You are responsible for your children.  "Fathers, train up your children..."

 

Faith:

God did not give you a spirit of fear!  "Redneck Up!"  God loves your children, He died for your children!

 

Wisdom:

You need to be as wise as a serpent and harmless as a dove.  Time to be a "techno wiz" (A.K.A. "get off your butt and learn it")

 

Engagement:

Your relationship should be your family.  Your family needs to be engaged with one another.  Gather your children together for games around the table, trips outdoors, etc. because when your "workday" is over, your "real day" begins!  Be creative and do it together!  You need to engage their hearts first, (I took my kids one night and rolled a teachers yard. Only $4 worth of toilet paper, you can do cheap activities with your children!)  Theres nothing wrong with missing it but there must be a home of honesty.  You can't "fake it" in front of your children. Capture their hearts by listening.  Guys, take your daughters out on a date so they know how a real man should treat them.  Go spend time with your sons outdoors.

 

Action:
Create the safe environment. Create/limit the access (phone, curfew, friends, etc.) for your children.  Be active in their lives. Regulate their friends.  "When they get grown, they can make their own decisions... at 35."  Change schools if you have to. If it takes drastic measures, do it!  Just like when Joseph gave up his job in the bible and moved his family to save them.  

 

Intercession:

Prayer is the bottom line with kids.  Get on praying ground!  For protection, to prosper, for their spouse, etc.  You need to make a rock solid commitment to pray for your children and to cover them with prayer daily.  "Moreover, as for me, far be it from me that I should sin against the Lord in ceasing to pray for you; but I will teach you the good and the right way." 1st Samuel 12:23