Episode #120 - Forcing Faith
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Most Christian parent’s worst nightmare is the moment when their child might say the dreaded words, “Stop trying cram your religion down my throat!” This week, the boys discuss the difference between a teen’s healthy examination of their faith and a complete rejection of it. And, how are parents sometimes the cause…
Links to information discussed in the show:
Teenagers have 2 jobs during teen years:
Seek their own independence
Define their own identity
Are we making God attractive?
There is more "caught" than "taught" in our homes
Billy Myers: www.therapywithbilly.com
Take a Seat on the Couch:
If this episode hits home for you. If you believe you and your family struggle with this particular area, read below for next steps for you and your family:
1. Be sure to only require the faith "family norms" of your kids.
2. Make your faith attractive by living it out in healthy ways.
3. Make sure admit your mistakes and ask for forgiveness.
4. If you'd like more help in this area, contact Jimmy and Josh at The Timothy Center. Just go to www.timothycenter.com.