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What is grace based discipline? It’s loving our preschoolers even when they are tough to love, understanding the feelings and motives behind their behaviors, and disciplining them so they grow up to be not just a good person, but also a follower of Christ. In this breakout, we will discuss different topics ranging from building relationships with your preschoolers to consequences that are appropriate for their age groups.

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            Tarzan: Family Devo

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            5 Ways to React When Your Kids are Fighting

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            5 Questions Parents of Adult Children Can Ask Themselves

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            Podcast: Raising Boys, Technology and Hearing Truth

            Podcast: Raising Boys, Technology and Hearing Truth

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            Avengers- End Game : Family Devo

            Avengers- End Game : Family Devo

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            Little Women: Family Devo

            Little Women: Family Devo

            Here is a fun Family Devotional to accompany the movie Little Women In the movie ...
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            Frozen 2 : Family Devo

            Frozen 2 : Family Devo

            Here is a fun Family Devotional to accompany the movie Frozen 2 In the movie ...
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            Moana : Family Devo

            Here is a fun Family Devotional to accompany the movie Moana In the movie Moana, ...
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            Podcast: What Is a Primary Faith Trainer? (Discipleship Part 2)

            Podcast: What Is a Primary Faith Trainer? (Discipleship Part 2)

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            Family Worship Playlists

            Family Worship Playlists

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            Podcast: Interview with Maggie (New Co-Host)

            Podcast: Interview with Maggie (New Co-Host)

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            Monsters Inc: Family Devo

            Monsters Inc: Family Devo

            Here is a fun Family Devotional to accompany the movie Monsters Inc. 1. You'll need ...
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            Finding Nemo: Family Devo

            Finding Nemo: Family Devo

            Here is a simple Family Devotional to accompany the movie Finding Nemo. With the following ...
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            Five Questions Parents Can Ask Their Kids About Coronavirus

            Five Questions Parents Can Ask Their Kids About Coronavirus

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            Finding Dory: Family Devo

            Finding Dory: Family Devo

            Here are some family conversation starters to accompany the movie Finding Dory. 1. What made ...
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            Things to Do at Home While Social Distancing

            Things to Do at Home While Social Distancing

            A good man once said, “every challenge is an opportunity.” With social distancing being a ...
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            Gaps and Voids: Single Parenting Together

            Gaps and Voids: Single Parenting Together

            As a single parent, when I poll or survey other single parents with the simple ...
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            Table Talk: Single Parenting Together

            Table Talk: Single Parenting Together

            Table Talk Our family dinner conversations were losing ground with short answers of “fine” and ...
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            Children Can Benefit and Thrive with One Healthy Parent

            Children Can Benefit and Thrive with One Healthy Parent

            In Joshua 24, Joshua is speaking to all the tribes of Israel and he tells ...
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            Healing Words: Single Parenting Together

            Healing Words: Single Parenting Together

            I first walked through the doors of my church on a Wednesday night back in ...
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            Parent Open Forum: Doing Life with Your Adult Child

            Parent Open Forum: Doing Life with Your Adult Child

            Can I give my adult child advice? How do I set him or her up ...
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            Podcast: Interview with Josh Griffin- Man Trip

            Podcast: Interview with Josh Griffin- Man Trip

            In this episode Bobby interviews Josh Griffin about a recent trip he took with his ...
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            Teaching Session: Faith Model Challenge

            Teaching Session: Faith Model Challenge

            Grandparents have a huge impact on the faith maturity of grandchildren.  As parents cultivate and ...
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            How to Lead Family Devotions with Your Toddler

            How to Lead Family Devotions with Your Toddler

            I was raised in a wonderful Christian home. Yet, we rarely did family devotions together ...
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            Podcast: Dating and Your Teen

            Podcast: Dating and Your Teen

            In this episode, we answer the question, “What is dating?” Curtis Lane discusses dating and ...
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            Teaching Session: Single Parenting Together

            Teaching Session: Single Parenting Together

            You may have found yourself parenting on your own, but you do not have to ...
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            Defining Anxiety in Your Child

            Defining Anxiety in Your Child

            If you are reading this article, that probably means that one of the kids you ...
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            Empower Your Child To Overcome Anxiety

            Empower Your Child To Overcome Anxiety

            We know that a certain level of worry and stress is required in a child’s ...
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            Teaching Session: Anxiety and Your Child

            Teaching Session: Anxiety and Your Child

            Anxiety is on the rise within our society and many of the kids we love ...
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            Teaching Session: Dating and Your Teen

            Teaching Session: Dating and Your Teen

            Wow – this conversation came fast!  Your kid and their friends are talking about who ...
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            Teaching Session: Kids Can

            Teaching Session: Kids Can

            God has entrusted us with children so we can “Train Them Up.”  But how do ...
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            Teaching Session: Loving and Leading Your Kids Through Failure

            Teaching Session: Loving and Leading Your Kids Through Failure

            Sometimes we need to let our kids fail. More importantly than just letting them fail, ...
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            Teaching Session: Building Identity in Your Child

            Teaching Session: Building Identity in Your Child

            Every child is unique and different. At the core of who they are, every child ...
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            4 Facts About Dating and Your Child

            4 Facts About Dating and Your Child

            Dating is not like it used to be is it? It has changed dramatically over ...
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            Take the Faith Model Challenge: So, What'cha Want?

            Take the Faith Model Challenge: So, What’cha Want?

            My son’s response, when asked about his grandparent’s influence on his faith journey, was this: ...
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            Marriage and Parenting Weekend

            Marriage and Parenting Weekend

            The Empowered Homes Marriage and Parenting Weekend is designed to build strong marriages and equip ...
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            5 Typical Dad Fails and How to Avoid Them

            5 Typical Dad Fails and How to Avoid Them

            We were on a road trip to visit family when I had one of my ...
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            Anxiety and Your Child

            Anxiety and Your Child

            Anxiety is on the rise within our society and many of the kids we love ...
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            From Guilty Parent to Hopeful Parent

            From Guilty Parent to Hopeful Parent

            Arianna was heartsick over the moral choices her adult son was making. Even more heartrending ...
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            Podcast: Grandparenting

            Podcast: Grandparenting

            In this episode, Bobby sits down with Dennis Wilbanks. Dennis works with senior adults at ...
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            10 Parenting Lessons

            10 Parenting Lessons

            I keep a prayer list on my desk, a handwritten list of people for whom ...
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            When Your Parent Becomes Your Child: Interview with Ken Abraham

            When Your Parent Becomes Your Child: Interview with Ken Abraham

            In this episode, Bobby Cooley, Todd Pendergrass and Ken Abraham discuss his book, When Your ...
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            Podcast: Dad Tired

            Podcast: Dad Tired

            In this episode, Bobby, Brad and Joe interview Jerrad Lopes. Jerrad Lopes is a Christian ...
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            Our Family Plan

            Our Family Plan

            What if you had a plan, some intentionality driving your family this year? This Our ...
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            Addressing Stress

            Addressing Stress

            Studies show that kids are more stressed than ever before. In this Power Parenting video, ...
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            Podcast: Biblical Fatherhood

            Podcast: Biblical Fatherhood

            In this episode, Brad Flurry and Bobby Cooley discuss Biblical Fatherhood. Both Bobby and Brad ...
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            Your Teen and Technology

            Your Teen and Technology

            In this Power Parenting video, Curtis Lane shares some practical tips that will equip parents ...
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            Family Core Values

            Family Core Values

            In my previous organization, we had a list of three core values: Honor, Courage, and ...
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            Suicide and Grief: Parent Open Forum

            Suicide and Grief: Parent Open Forum

            Listen in as Brad Flurry, Joe Landi, and Steve Crain lead a Parent Open Forum ...
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            Podcast: Blind Eyes Opened

            Podcast: Blind Eyes Opened

            Today’s guest is Geoffrey Rogers, Executive Producer of the new faith-based documentary, Blind Eyes Opened: ...
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            Faith Talks

            Faith Talks

            In Scripture, God commands parents to have everyday conversations with their kids. In this Power ...
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            Courage Under Fire

            Courage Under Fire

            July 1, 1863... The largest military conflict in North American history began when Union and ...
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            The Blessing

            The Blessing

            In this Power Parenting video, Brad Flurry shares the power of the blessing. What is ...
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            Practical Parenting Tip: Memories In a Jar

            Practical Parenting Tip: Memories In a Jar

            If you have read any of my previous articles, you know the main purpose of ...
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            When Parents Apologize

            When Parents Apologize

            The perfect storm had been brewing for a few weeks. My 6 year old was ...
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            Preparing Your Kids to Live Faithfully

            Preparing Your Kids to Live Faithfully

            Scripture says, "Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it labor in vain ...
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            Prayer for Prodigals

            Prayer for Prodigals

            Bring Your Heart to the Lord Lord, you are my refuge, my stronghold and my ...
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            Help, My Child is Looking at Pornography!

            Help, My Child is Looking at Pornography!

            One of the most common questions I get from parents is, “What do I do ...
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            My Son's First Date

            My Son’s First Date

            In mid-August 2010, at the ripe old age of 5, my oldest son went on ...
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            How to Handle Age Compression

            How to Handle Age Compression

            Age compression is the idea that children at a certain age are acting older than ...
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            When Your Kid Wanders from the Faith

            When Your Kid Wanders from the Faith

            There is not anything that can adequately prepare you for the hurt and disappointment of ...
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            Kids Can

            Kids Can

            Proverbs 22:6 says, “Start a youth out on his way; even when he grows old ...
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            The Power of Moments

            The Power of Moments

            In this Power Parenting video, Bobby Cooley shares three simple ways to use small moments ...
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            Preschoolers and Prayer

            1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 says, "Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for ...
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            Living out Your Faith for Your Kids

             One of the best ways to help your kids grow in their faith is to ...
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            Giving Your Child the Blessing

            There's always a great opportunity to bless our children! John Trent, author of The Blessing, ...
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            Communicating with Word Pictures

            Communicating with Word Pictures

            Jesus used stories to communicate truth to His listeners. He understood the power of word ...
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            Power of Mealtime

            In this Power Parenting video, Pastor Ryan Rush shares how meaningful mealtimes can be a ...
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            Devotions With Your Kids

            In this Power Parenting video, Laura Hearn and Christy Cupit give some practical tips for ...
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            Friendship

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            In this Power Parenting video, Leslee McWhirter discusses how parents can help their kids develop ...
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            Watch Me

            My three-year-old is a fun kid. He is always looking for an audience. He will ...
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            Podcast: A Conversation with Max Lucado

            Podcast: A Conversation with Max Lucado

            Max Lucado Is a pastor, author, dad, and grandpa. He is lovingly known as Pappa ...
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            How To Shepherd Your Child's Thumos

            How To Shepherd Your Child’s Thumos

            Colossians 3:21 says, "Fathers, do not exasperate your children, so that they will not lose ...
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            Podcast: Dad Struggles

            Podcast: Dad Struggles

            This conversation is about being a dad and the struggles we face. There is no ...
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            Praying With and For Your Child

            Praying With and For Your Child

            In this Power Parenting video, Ryan Cook shares one of the most important things you ...
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            Podcast: Your Family and Technology

            Podcast: Your Family and Technology

            Making good choices about technology is more than just using good internet filters and determining ...
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            Three Questions You Should Ask Your Teen

            Three Questions You Should Ask Your Teen

            In this Power Parenting video, Joe Landi discusses three powerful questions that will help cultivate ...
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            Podcast: The Gospel and Your Family / With Brad Watson

            Podcast: The Gospel and Your Family / With Brad Watson

            In this interview, we learn about "The Blessing." It's a powerful tool that every parent ...
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            Teaching Your Kids to Date

            Proverbs 22:6 says, "Train up a child in the way he should go; Even when ...
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            Podcast: The Blessing with John Trent

            Podcast: The Blessing with John Trent

            In this interview, we learn about "The Blessing." It's a powerful tool that every parent ...
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            Extending Grace to Our Children

            Extending Grace to Our Children

            In this Power Parenting video, Todd Pendergrass discusses how parents can be their children's first ...
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            The Ten-Second Principle

            When your kid comes to you on his or her worst day, the first ten ...
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            Podcast: Raising Worry-Free Girls

            Podcast: Raising Worry-Free Girls

            In the interview, we talk about statistics, data and how we can help our girls ...
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            Podcast: How to Grow With Your Kids Not Apart

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            The Importance of Downtime

            The Importance of Downtime

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            Using Routines to Make a Difference

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            Podcast: What Are Empowered Homes?

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            Popping the Christian Bubble

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            3 Lessons from Youth Sports

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            Turning the Mess Into a Milestone

            Turning the Mess Into a Milestone

            God often reveals Himself to us through challenging times. In this Power Parenting video, JP ...
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            Back to School Advice

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            Teaching Your Child the Bible

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            Fighting for Your Family as a Single Mom

            How do you keep fighting for your family when it seems like you’re on the ...
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            Grand-parenting: How to Leave a Jesus Legacy

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            “Hey Mom”

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            Your Family and Technology: Parent Open Forum

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            Two Things I Say to My Kids Every Day

            A few days ago I read an article titled “10 Things to Say to Your ...
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            The Art of Listening

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            Handling Conflict With Your Spouse

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            Back to School Moment

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            4 Reasons Why You Should Organize Your Time

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            Call of Duty

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            The Power of Listening

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            The Gift of Time

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            Tips for a Healthy Marriage

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            Leaving a Jesus Legacy

            In this Power Parenting video, Dennis Wilbanks shares a simple way parents and grandparents can ...
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            Christmas Activities With Your Kid

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            Podcast: Christmas Traditions

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            Podcast: Happy Thanksgiving: Be a Blessing

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            Podcast: Advent, What is it?

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            Christmas and Your Kid

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            Serving With Your Family

            Jesus always moved in the direction of those in need. Because He was willing to ...
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            Date Your Spouse

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