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Sermons on Parenting

TCC Vision 2017-18 - For Your Family

TCC: For Your Family – January 7, 2018

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY This week’s “sermon” was a panel discussion with four of our TCC staff who lead next generation ministries, from our youngest children to students to young adults. Check out the pdf below to see the questions that Pastor Doug has challenged us to consider as we “grow younger” at TCC […]

Principled Parenting in the Real World – Part 4 – Parenting Older Children – October 29, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY When we read 2 Timothy 2:15, it’s easy to assume that it applies only to pastors, but if our teenagers don’t understand the Bible correctly and read it regularly, they have no hope for a godly life or a life directed by the Lord. In his excellent book, Shepherding a […]

Principled Parenting in the Real World – Part 3 – Personalized Parenting Plan – October 22, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY Sermon Summary Since the goal of parenting is for our children become more and more like Christ, Jesus’ growth and development serves as an excellent paradigm for our growth and development. Luke’s gospel (v. 2:52) tells that that the boy Jesus grew and matured in four distinct areas: [1] wisdom […]

Principled Parenting in the Real World – Part 2 – The Power of Love – October 15, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY If you want to pass down to your children a genuine, life-changing Biblical faith, if you want them to grow in Christ-likeness, then you must build engaged, loving relationships with them. With each day comes the opportunity to build loving, emotional bonds with your children that will increase the likelihood […]

Principled Parenting In the Real World – Part 1 – What Are We Trying To Do – October 8, 2017

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail SERMON SUMMARY What is the goal of Christian parenting? It is critical that we know what it is we are trying to do. Without a clear goal, our parenting efforts will lack direction and focus. Principle #1: The Bible teaches that our goal should be for our children to become like Jesus […]

Angry? – The Tests of Anger – Part 2 of 2 – September 4, 2016

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Coming Soon! SERMON SUMMARY In part 1, we gained an understanding of what anger is and where it comes from in biblical terms. We learned that God is angry, and his anger is always righteous and pure. Likewise, Satan is angry; however, his anger is always destructive and hateful. We saw that […]

Danger: Life Ahead. Navigate Wisely – Marriage: Striking the Perfect Match (Proverbs Series)

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary There is more confusion today surrounding the institution of marriage than at any point in human history. Fortunately, God has not left us to navigate this important subject alone; He has spoken to us in his Word. From the Old Testament book of Proverbs, God provides a balanced portrait of […]

Got Kids? – Part 6 of 6: Releasing Your Child

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary Over the past five weeks, we have explored biblical parenting in-depth. It is critical that we consciously receive our children as a gift from God. This is the first step in the parenting process. Next, we must raise our children using a strategic parenting plan based upon biblical principles, being […]

Got Kids? – Part 5 of 6: Developing a Strategic Parenting Plan for Your Children

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary Good parenting doesn’t just happen. Parents must have a plan. Luke 2:52 gives us a framework for developing a strategic parenting plan for each of our children. Luke tells that that the boy Jesus grew and matured in four distinct areas: wisdom, stature, favor with God, and favor with men. […]

Got Kids? – Part 4 of 6: Understanding Biblical Discipline

Share with Friends…FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestLinkedinemail Sermon Summary Biblical discipline can be defined as “training that develops self-discipline and godly character” (Hebrews 12:7-11). Discipline is not punishment. The purpose of punishment is to inflict a penalty for an offense; the purpose of discipline is to train for correction and maturity. Punishment focuses on past misdeeds; discipline on future […]

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