Raising Kids in a Violent Culture: Studies for Today's Parents
We all want to strengthen family life. And yet we are aware of the trends and #151;today's families are experiencing increased stress. Families are being torn apart by divorce or violence, blending into new families, spending less time together, and experiencing increased pressures as both spouses work.
There is no question that parents want healthy, stable homes. One of the things that threatens today's families is the violence in our society. The evening new often includes reports of murder or other violence involving children or teenagers. Today, more than ever, parents need help in facing the challenges of contemporary family life and #151;especially as their kids must cope with an angry culture.
Sound biblical teaching and the chance to interact with other adults in the same situation make a great combination for strengthening family life.
Raising Kids in a Violent Culture is designed for parents who want to minimize the impact of that culture on their children. This study will help these parents gain insights on . . .
- Assessing the culture today and yesterday
- Battling for the minds of their children
- Handling the influence of the media
- Understanding what puts kids "at risk"
- Developing effective parenting skills
- Equipping their kids to resist violence
Like all Family Growth Elective courses, Raising Kids in a Violent Culture is written for today's families. This self-contained leader's guide provides 13 complete Bible-based sessions on practical, family-related topics. Every session includes reproducible handouts for group members and step-by-step plans for the leader. Use this course with adult classes, small groups, midweek meetings, or retreats.