Family Life Resources

Talking to your Kid about Communion

Posted by Miriam Knight on

Dear Parent, This is a guide to help you discern whether or not, and how, you might invite your child to participate in Communion with our church family. Here are some things to remember: God can be trusted, with you, and with your child. This is meant to be a guide, not a checklist. It is...

5:1 Ratio

Posted by Miriam Knight on

What does it take to launch a student into adulthood with a growing trust in God, love of faith community, and active engagement in God’s mission? We could fill hours of time talking strategy about how to make this vision come true. But there is one thing that is hands-down, crucial and...

Talking to Your Kid about Baptism

Posted by Miriam Knight on

Dear Parent, Baptism is an important milestone in your child’s spiritual journey. We know that engaging your child’s spiritual interest and questions can be exciting and scary. We want to be helpful to you, so we’ve created this guide to help you discern your child’s...

Parenting in the Technology Age

Posted by Michael Binder on

Figuring out how to handle all the various technologies that kids are exposed to now is tricky. When I was a kid, we were pumped to play Oregon Trail, and that was in keyboarding class in high school. My parents didn’t have to create rules about screen time outside of the one TV we had in...

Sheridan Story

Posted by Aashish Baskaran on

So many times we talk about your kids participating in our mission of loving our community in the name of Jesus. One of the ways we can participate in this mission is by joining in the Sheridan Story. What is the Sheridan Story? Click the link below to read the brochure!  Sheridan...

God's Promises

Posted by Anne Mickelson on

Our God is a God who never breaks His promises. Below are a few examples of God's promises in the Bible.  God will never leave me! “I, the Lord, will never leave you.  I will never desert you.”  Hebrews 12:5 God will comfort me! “The Lord will comfort His...

Listening With a Third Ear

Posted by Anne Mickelson on

Listening with a Third Ear:   (This concept is from Les & Leslie Parrott’s study on RightNow Media called “Parenting: The Early Years”) When your child is upset, ask yourself: “What is it that is feeding my child’s mind right now?” Sometimes you...

Carpool Convos

Posted by Anne Mickelson on

Driving to school? Eating around the table? Going to soccer practice? Here are a few conversation starters to foster deeper discussion with your children! Questions taken from http://club31women.com/2014/10/21-questions-daughter-really-needs-ask/ Great Conversation Starters with...