Raising Good Kids, Against Bad Odds (4 of 10) by Chris Brown

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Raising Good Kids, Against Bad Odds (4 of 10)
Series: Who's In Your Fave 5?
Pastor Chris Brown

Psalm 127:3-5, Genesis 3 & 4, 1 Samuel 3:13, 1 Kings 1:6, Proverbs 19:18,
Luke 2:39-50, 1 Samuel 8:1-5, Ray Johnston @ Bayside Church

Hold on tight: Commit to a tough process

Aim: Provide the direction

Motivate: Encourage more than you discourage

Release: Let them go

Ephesians 6:1-4, Proverbs 13:24, 14:26, 22:6, Deuteronomy 6:1-20, Mark 3:24-25,
Joshua 24:14-15, Ezekiel 18

1. An example to follow

Focus more on G O D than M V P or G P A

2. A home to run to, not run from

Seek to understand, not to be understood

You can pay now, or you’ll pay later

3. Priority over your schedule

Kids spell love T I M E

4. The benefit of the doubt

Looking back at this week’s teaching and study, is there one point or principle you especially want to focus on this next month as a parent or friend?

What are three to five positive character qualities, gifts or abilities your children or closest friends have? When was the last time you told them? Any adjustments needed?

Growth Group Homework

QUICK REVIEW - Looking back over your sermon notes, was there a particular point or passage of Scripture that challenged, confused or caught your attention?

1. Looking back to your younger years often brings to mind memorable experiences, vacations, birthdays or holiday traditions. What are one or two that come to mind? Are there any that your family still continues today or you hope to have in your family in the future?

2. All of our family situations are unique. Write a word or phrase you would use to describe the ...

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