James Dobson Males and females are unique and different, because their brains are different. My grandmother was very strong, and so was my mother.
Recommended Resources for Parents as well as those doing Ministry with Youth and Pre-teens: Life Teams Resources: books, training videos and helpsheets on current youth issues.
"Hurt 2.0 Inside the World of Today's Teenagers by Chap Clark (2011), Baker Academic "Hope and Healing for Kids who Cut" by Marv Penner (2008), Youth Specialties "Lies that Young Women Believe and the Truth that Sets them Free" (2008) by Dannah Gresh and Nancy Leigh de Moss, Moody Publishers "The Bully, the Bullied and the Bystander by Barbara Coloroso (2003), Collins Canada "Energizing Children's Ministry in the Smaller Church" by Rick Chromey (2008) Hold on To Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers by Gordon Neufeld (2005), recommended by Paul Robertson, Youth Culture Specialist "Rock-Solid Kids: Giving Children a Biblical Foundation for Life" by Larry Fowler (2004) "The Feelings Book: the Care and Keeping of Your Emotions" by American Girl Library (2002) "Transforming Children into Spiritual Champions" by George Barna (2003) "Como Transformar A Los Ninos En Campeones Espirituales" George Barna (2006) Passport to Purity by Dennis Rainey, Barbara Rainey, 2012 (ages 10-13 & Parents); a weekend retreat kit dealing with peer pressure, sexual development; dating and sexuality issues and moral integrity.
’ 2 Corinthians says, ‘Do not be yoked together with unbelievers.’ To date ‘God’s way,’ there are several questions to consider: 1) Is there an older accountability partner who will pray with the teen and hold them accountable?
2) Has the teen prayerfully designed a list of qualities they would like in a mate and discussed that list with a trusted adult?
Apparently, that vigorous opposition came from perhaps millions of people, and it had a significant influence on how the matter was handled on network and cable television. James Dobson There is no greater privilege in living than bringing a tiny new human being into the world and then trying to raise him or her properly during the next eighteen years.
Doing that job right requires all the intelligence, wisdom, and determination you will be able to muster from day to day.But how would their lives have turned out had they taken the time to explore the red flags that were at least partially visible?Facing pain can certainly refine us, but we don't get extra credit for walking into it, especially when it can be avoided. My hope is that many of you do move forward and make that promise for life. Some will say, "Since no one's perfect, it really doesn't matter who I chose to marry. Or maybe you've been dating for quite some time now. The forces that compel you to move forward are not out to destroy you. Perhaps you recently met someone who caught your interest, and you're hoping that with time you'll be able to discern if the relationship should move toward marriage. Even books on the subject of dating and marriage can convey a subtle expectation to keep moving forward: "Trust God," "differences are good," and "hey, nobody's perfect." All of that's true.James Dobson Here's why I cannot vote for Rudy Giuliani. He's never repudiated gay marriage in New York City or at least the civil unions in New York City. James Dobson Clearly, the Scripture tells us that we lack the capacity to grasp God's infinite mind or the way He intervenes in our lives. Trying to analyze His omnipotence is like an amoeba attempting to comprehend the behavior of man.