by David Cawston

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Creating A Family Culture (1 of 6)
Series: Extreme Makeover - Family Edition
David Cawston
Proverbs 22:6

Every generation complains that the youth of their generation is disrespectful.
The serious concerns of classroom teachers in the previous generations involve gum chewing, talking out of turn and ditching out of school.
In these days, the concerns of the schoolteachers and administrators are guns and knives in the lockers and classrooms, mass shootings and drugs.
Beavis and Butthead, South Park and the sexually active teens in shows like "Dawson Creek" become the media models for the youth of today, which is a far cry from the "Leave it to Beaver" generation.
We desperately need to bring about change in our households.
You must create a family culture!

What is the nature of the problem!
Many parents are not taking responsibility for their family life!
Parents have a tendency to blame the children, society, church and others for their children's problems.
Blaming everyone else.


Children blame their parents, society, church and others.
Society ends up blaming themselves, and at the same time not assuming any personal responsibility in genetics, movies, music and overall entertainment.
Frankly the truth of the matter is all of these are well connected.
It is easy for parents to point their fingers at society because it removes them from the responsibilities of raising their children.
It is not to say that external influences are not relevant.
Yes, society matters and parents are a part of this "society"

We as parents are responsible for training of our children
Prov 22:6 NKJV
6 Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it.
This is a Biblical instruction for parents to teach their children God's ways and to prepare them for life.

The Hebrew word for parent is related to another word which means "teacher" parents are to be teachers of faith and morali ...

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