Christian Parent Counseling

Christian Counseling and Parenting: Training a Child to Be Kind to Others – Part 4

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We come now to the fourth area of parenting focused on by Mary and Joseph. In Luke 2: 52. Find that, “Jesus grew… in favor with man.” I understand this phrase to mean that parents are to help a child to learn good social skills now and for their future as adults. This means learning how to be kind to others.

Areas to “Grow in Favor with Others”

A child needs direction and encouragement on how to view and interact with siblings, ...

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Christian Parenting Skills: Helping Your Child Grow in Wisdom – Part 3

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I hope that you are enjoying this series on Christian parenting skills. Parenting is one of the toughest jobs in the world, but fortunately God gives us the grace to see it through and to help our children grow in love and wisdom. But what does it mean to encourage wisdom?

Encouraging and “Reinforcing” Wisdom

Questions often arise around how can parents facilitate a child’s involvement activities that facilitate growth.

First, as parents you have the ability to design the requirements and structure ...

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Christian Counseling and Parenting – Part 2

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Before reading this information about Christian counseling and parenting, consider the following:

What Is Statue?

In the Luke passage we find that “Jesus grew in stature.” This category encompasses almost everything that pertains to the growth and physical development of a child. I typically focus on four main areas for helping parents manage and nurture “stature” in the home. These include: 

  1. The physical health and growth of a child: Early on, parents have the full responsibility to clothe, feed, and help a ...
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Christian Counseling and Parenting – Part 1 of 4

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A Biblical Verse to Help You with Christian Counseling and Parenting

Solomon spoke of this in Proverbs 22:6: “Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.”

Nurturing the development of a child means following the example of Mary and Joseph. While they were entrusted with the perfect and all-knowing Son of God, nevertheless the humanity of Jesus from birth to adulthood had to be nurtured in the same manner ...

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Christian Counseling and Parenting

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This verse regarding Christian counseling and parenting may sound familiar to you. Solomon wrote a Biblical principle that many parents may find strangely familiar. He said in Proverbs 22:6: “Train a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not turn from it.”

Insights from a Christian Counselor

I’ll never forget when Pastor Charles Swindoll explains this verse to our congregation at the First Evangelical Free Church in Fullerton, California. He made many memorable points that day, ...

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