Session 7.2

Session 7: Preparing for Mission

Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from him. Children born to a young man are like arrows in a warrior’s hands. How joyful is the man whose quiver is full of them!

Psalm 127:3-5

Should you choose to accept it.

How could our own fear keep us from raising competent, missional kids?

Take Aim Questions

Take some time to journal and process the questions below, they’ll help you apply parenting principles that will set you up for success.

How can you help your children distinguish asset friends from liability friends?

What are practical ways to be involved with your kids’ friends, especially their asset friends?

How can you help your child navigate friendships with those who are not a positive influfence?

Blended families/single parents: How do you handle if your ex-spouse’s family does not share your values?

The Need To Know

Fail safe?

  •   We fear letting our kids experience the full force of their mistakes—though those disasters can be powerfully used by God.
  •   Walking with our kids through struggle and pain is a life-changing gift.
  •   We want to surround our kids with influences delivering the truth of God—including voices outside of our home. Get involved in your kids’ friendships.