Dear Parents, What is a baked potato without a steak? French fries without a juicy hamburger? Salad dressing without a salad (for those healthy eaters)? It is incomplete and somehow lacking. The same goes for the spiritual teaching in our teenager’s life if we as parents don’t become actively involved. The youth ministry was never intended to be the sole source of spiritual training. Ask yourself this question. Who do I depend on to teach my teenager the precepts of God? This question is often easy to answer but very hard to admit. You don’t need a degree in theology to have confidence in teaching your teenager about who God is and what you believe. You just need is confidence. It’s called God-confidence. I encourage you to watch this month’s video regarding your role vs. the role of your youth ministry in the spiritual education of your teen. It will give you a good idea on how to become involved:
If you haven’t checked our the Rites of Passage Experience yet, please check it out here:
There is a guide for every year for youth in Grade 6-12.
Feel free to forward this email to other parents of teenagers and have them email me if they would like to join our online parenting class. Tim & Mathew Tim Hamm – Youth Pastor (Jr High) – firstname.lastname@example.org Mathew Povey – Youth Ministry Intern (High School) – email@example.com