How to Keep Your Child in the Faith
Studies show that 70% of churched youth abandon the Christian faith sometime before high school graduation. While there are no guarantees in parenting, there are steps parents can take that have been proven through various studies to statistically improve the chances of your child embracing and remaining in the faith. Learn what actionable steps you can take to help strengthen your child against unbelief.
Pitchin’ a Fit: Overcoming Angry and Stressed-Out Parenting
Everyone struggles with anger on some level, but when anger is a frequent occurrence with your children, over time, it will damage your relationships and hinder your effectiveness. Are you tired of being stressed-out, and ready to have a peaceful atmosphere in your home? Learn how in this important workshop.
Common Mistakes Christian Parents Make
Many well-intentioned parents make harmful mistakes as they relate to their children. These mistakes often contribute to bitterness in their children. Over time, they can result in children rejecting their parents and their values. Learn to avoid these pitfalls.
Balancing Marriage and Parenting (with wife Brook)
If you are married with children, you probably find that there is a huge balancing act between caring for your children and nurturing your own relationship as a married couple. This straight-forward message by Brook and Israel Wayne gives practical and Biblical advice on how to keep the fires of love alive in your marriage, even when you are busy raising children
Techno-Parenting: Navigating Screens and Media
Parents today struggle with knowing how to balance their child’s use of technology and screen-time. On the one hand, we want our children to know how to use technology in the ever-changing global economy, but on the other, we struggle with knowing how much screen-time is harmful and addictive. This session will help give you courage and competency to navigate these difficult issues.
Influence vs. Control: How to Best Motivate Your Child
There is a careful tension that must be maintained between being your child’s authority figure and being their life coach. There is a necessary shift in approach that must take place as your children go through various stages of development. If this transition is not carefully managed, your parenting approach will likely backfire resulting in a lack of influence in your child’s life. Learn the proper balance in this important message.
Considerations Before Starting a Family Business
Many Christian families are looking for ways to start a business to promote family unity, supplement their income or generate a new full-time occupation. While there are many advantages to this decision, there are many pitfalls as well. This workshop helps you to look before you leap, and to succeed once you jump.
Transform Learning through the Art of Questions
Whether you are a parent, seeking to motivate your reluctant learner, or you desire to break through your own limitations, you will make more progress if you learn to listen better and ask the right questions (the right way!). Learn how you can help yourself (and others) recognize hidden assumptions, and overcome obstacles, through learning the art of asking questions.
The Power of Affirmation
When you are trying to inspire and motivate children, there are two forces that are often exerted: Positive and Negative Reinforcement. In this session, Israel explains the importance of Affirmation as a way to inspire and motivate your reluctant child. Drawing from practical and Biblical examples, this session will help you to keep those important relational connections as you are attempting to impart knowledge.
Many parents utilize a behavioristic approach to parenting that is mainly focused on externals and outward obedience. Learn how to shift your parenting approach away from moralism and performance to a heart-based response to the grace of God. Christ-centered parenting teaches you how to use moments of discipline and correction as an opportunity to constantly keep the gospel at the forefront.