Teens are Not Adults … Yet
Brian and Angela Haynes, author of the book, "Relentless Parenting," remind parents that their teens are not adults. This means your teens are not in charge at home, and they still need you to set up some guidelines and non-negotiables, like going to church and dressing appropriately.
About the Guest
Bay Area Church in League City, Texas. They have three daughters, Hailey, Madelyn, and Eden. Their home has been the incubator for books like Shift: What it Takes to Finally Reach Families Today and The Legacy Path: Discover Intentional Spiritual Parenting. Best known for the milestones strategy designed to link church and hom...moreBay Area Church in League City, Texas. His passion is to help people, families, and churches thrive for the glory of Christ and the expansion of His kingdom. Brian is the creator of the Legacy Milestones strategy designed to inseparably link church and home to equip the generations. He is married to his high school sweetheart Angela and they have three daughters, Hailey, Madelyn, and Eden. Brian is a graduate o...more
Brian and Angela Haynes, author of the book, “Relentless Parenting,” remind parents that their teens are not adults.
Teens are Not Adults … Yet
Bob: We should say here—your daughter, Hailey, has shared on her blog her perspective on this season in her life, which was what?—three years?
Angela: Three years quietly; I would say, one year—
Bob: Yes; so if our listeners want to hear Hailey talk about her own experience, they can go to FamilyLifeToday.com. We’ve got a link there to her blog, and they can kind of read what she went through. They can get a copy of your book, Relentless Parenting, which we’ve got in our FamilyLife Today Resource Center as well. Again, all of that is at FamilyLifeToday.com.
Hailey, today—there has been a turn in her heart; right?
Angela: Absolutely. It’s a beautiful thing—I see prayers answered—I see in her a repentant walk with the Lord, being drawn back to Him and redeemed in that. I see that God called her out for a reason. He called her out of her brokenness for a reason, and she is taking advantage of that and doing great things in His name.
Bob: Well, again, I’d encourage listeners, who have heard us talk about this season as you have gone through it, to go to FamilyLifeToday.com and click the link and read what Hailey shares about her own experience through this season. Of course, I’d encourage them to get a copy of the book, Relentless Parenting, not only to read about what you guys walked through, but about what you learned in the process and what we can all learn in the process as well.
We have copies of Relentless Parenting, by Brian and Angela Haynes, in our FamilyLife Today Resource Center. You can order, online, at FamilyLifeToday.com; or you can call to order at 1-800-FL-TODAY. Again, online, the website is FamilyLifeToday.com. The toll-free number is 1-800-358-6329; that’s 1-800-“F” as in family, “L” as in life, and then the word, “TODAY.”
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