Parenting Toward Your Goals, Part 2: Bring Your Children to Jesus | 285

Welcome to the Teach Them Diligently podcast with David and Leslie Nunnery! In this episode, we dive deep into the heart of parenting with the ultimate goal of leading our children to Jesus Christ. David and Leslie share invaluable insights on cultivating love, compassion, forgiveness, mercy, and selflessness within our parenting journey. They emphasize the vital role of modeling these qualities ourselves and guiding our children to embody them in their interactions. Drawing from their own experiences, they offer practical examples and strategies for integrating these virtues into everyday family life. 

The Nunnerys inspire us to reframe our approach to parenting, centering it around reflecting Christ’s love and nurturing our children to do the same. They remind us that teaching children to forgive, show compassion, and extend mercy lays a strong foundation for their spiritual growth. Ultimately, they encourage us to seize every opportunity to instill these values, preparing our children to fearlessly impact the world for the sake of the kingdom. Join us as we journey together towards raising children who shine with the light of Christ!

Key Takeaways:

  • Parenting towards the goal of bringing children to Jesus involves modeling and teaching love, compassion, forgiveness, mercy, and selflessness.
  • Parents should frame their parenting in terms of exhibiting Christ’s love and teaching children to love as He loved.
  • Teaching children to forgive, show compassion, and be merciful helps them develop a solid foundation for their faith.
  • Parents should look for opportunities to teach and model these qualities in everyday situations.
  • The ultimate goal is to raise children who are prepared to turn the world upside down for the sake of the kingdom.

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