Successful Parenting

Successful Parenting

“Steps for Successful Parenting – A Look at Some Familial Challenges” Sermon preached on Sunday April 30th, 2023, by Pastor Claudet Saintil. Morning service. Language: Haitian Creole. 

Sermon starts at 1:20:51 for your convenience. Fifth Sundays at NJHBC are “Family Days.” The sermon topic will always most likely be on a family related topic. The purpose of “Family Days” is to help the family unit grow in Christ and be an example to other Christians and the world.

Main text: Deuteronomy 6:6-9. 

Short Description:

God himself ordained the family as the basic building block of human society (Genesis 2:18,24). Church starts at home.

Fathers and mothers have the following responsibilities towards their children: provider, protector, teacher, trainer, defender, disciplinarian.

Key takeaways:

  1. Examples of positive and negative parental styles and their results.
When parents are: Children tend to become:
Possessive Passive
Overcontrolling Fearful
Overprotective Spoiled
Desperate for harmony Disrespectful
Implementing boundaries Secure
Encouraging Confident
Loving Caring

     2. Examples of parental traps to stay away from (Psalm 31:5).

     3. Examples of how to reflect God in your child during different developmental stages.

Watch the full sermon for more on how to achieve successful parenting, God’s way.

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