Helping Our Kids Hold Onto Faith with Tommy & Amy Hilliker

Talk to kids — If you’re a parent, you know that raising kids in today’s world is tough. Mixed messages are everywhere, and kids can easily get confused between what the world says and what God says. In this message, Tommy and Amy Hilliker will talk about four ways you can help your kids build […]

Being A Disciple In The Digital Age with Pastor Rick Warren

Today, you have more technology in your pocket than NASA had when it sent astronauts to the moon in 1969. We all know the benefits of being in the digital age, but what about the downsides? In this message, Pastor Rick Warren will describe six spiritual hazards of digital tools, as well as five ways […]

Sneaky Suspects: Teenagers and Screens

  Teenagers spend hours each day with their faces buried in screens jumping from app to app. Streaming, FaceTime, and Vlogs are normal things for the Generation Z teenager because technology has always been part of their life. As a result, parents often find themselves playing catch-up when it comes to managing the screens in […]

Understanding Apple’s “ScreenTime” App

Since the launch of iOS 12, Apple mobile devices have gotten a significant upgrade in the area of parental controls.  Formerly known as, Restrictions, Apple has rebranded and revised the App to be known as ScreenTime. Parents welcome this change for many reasons, one being the feature of monitoring personal screen use.  Whether you as a parent are […]

The Blessing: Giving the Gift of Unconditional Love and Acceptance

By John Trent, PhD & Gary Smalley REVIEW: Genesis 27, the story of twins—Jacob and Esau—reveals a deeper story about the impact on one’s life when he receives, or he misses the blessing of his father. This book is a timeless call to action to take the blessing challenge. If Jacob’s and Esau’s lives aren’t […]

Creating Life-Shaping Conversations with Pastor Rick Warren

Research shows that your income, influence, family, career, friendships, and personal happiness are dramatically affected by how well you learn to listen and speak to others. In this message, Pastor Rick Warren will teach you how to listen more effectively so that people will want to speak to you, and how to speak more effectively […]

Teenagers and Technology…What’s a Parent to Do?

Technology and teenagers…some parents fear it, while others ignore it all together. Both strategies are a mistake, and on this episode Kurt is joined by parent and co-worker, Julie Chung to talk about raising teenagers in a world of technology and smart phones that provide limitless information at the swipe of a finger.

The Push-and-Pull of Parenting

Countless things are vying for your attention, time and energy. There are constant forces pushing and pulling on you as a parent. Identify what is pushing or pulling you in different directions, possibly leaving you frustrated, unfocused or fearful. Learn to shift what is pushing and pulling you so that you can experience greater peace […]

Pause in Parenting

Parenting is a full-time gig. Even though it can fill your 24/7, every mom and dad needs to take an intentional pause in the midst of parenting. Be challenged in five key areas in which a PAUSE in parenting will bring life and a fresh sense of energy into your parenting journey. [button open_new_tab=”true” color=”accent-color” […]

Love-Powered Parenting: Loving Your Kids the Way Jesus Loves You

By Tom & Chaundel Holladay REVIEW: Love-Powered Parenting presents parenting on a solid Biblical foundation It is an easily digestible book, in its layout. Each of the six parenting principles has five chapters expounding on the principle. Then, each chapter concludes with a “Verse to Remember” and an “Action to Take”, challenging you to know […]