She Shall Be Praised

Speaker: Dru Lattin
Text: Proverbs 31
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Proverbs 31, the classic text describing a “virtuous woman”, is often considered during Mother’s Day. But what is this chapter actually about? What can we learn?

Rather than overwhelming women with unattainable expectations, this text can actually encourage all of us. With practical insight, Dru explores the characteristics of a wise woman and how we can support each other as we grow in wisdom.

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God-Structured Families

Speaker: Conroy Loewen
Scripture: Ephesians 5:21-6:4; Colossians 3:18-24
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What does God want our families to look like? What is his plan for families? We often focus on the children, but Conroy explains that, if the relationship between spouses is right, and the parents’ relationship to God is clear, the structure of the entire family will be much stronger.

Listen for clear, practical instruction for dads, moms, and children, and their God-given role in families.

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Lessons from Mary for Mother’s Day

Texts: Luke 1-3
Speaker: Lance Graber
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What was it really like to be the mother of Jesus Christ? What was their relationship like? Lance shares some heartfelt observations from the life of Mary in appreciation for all mothers today. The article he referenced is available here.

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Foundations for guidance – adolescence

Speaker: Ted Miller
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In his final message, Ted gives counsel for parents as their children become adults. Trust, friendship, and time to listen are central in this stage. How do we guide them to stand on the eternal truths we want to pass on? Whether you have teenagers or not, this message has important truths to hear.

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Foundations for discipline

Speaker: Ted Miller
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Ted continues his series with practical counsel on training young children. Click here for the first in this three-part series. With personal stories and wisdom grounded in experience, he invites parents to do the work of discipline while hearts are young and ready to receive.

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Four Foundations for Child Training

Texts: 2 Timothy 3; Deuteronomy 7:9; Lamentations 2:18-19; Matthew 14; etc.
Speaker: Ted Miller
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In the first of four three messages on child-training, Ted shared solid foundations on which to build our efforts in raising a Godly family. Dependence on God, faithfulness, experience, and concern are essential to success in parenting.