Parenting Towards Your Goals, Part 1: Becoming Imitators of God | 280

In this episode of the Teach Them Diligently podcast, which is the first in a series about Parenting Towards Your Goals, hosts David and Leslie Nunnery delve into the topic of parenting toward the ultimate goal of bringing children to Jesus Christ. Drawing from Ephesians 5:1-20, they explore the concept of being imitators of God and how this influences every aspect of family life. From modeling worship to cultivating friendships, Leslie and David offer practical insights for nurturing a Christ-centered home environment. Join them as they unpack key principles for intentional parenting and discipleship, guiding listeners on the path to raising children who walk in the footsteps of their Savior. 

Key Takeaways:

  • Introduction to the mission of parenting towards the goal of bringing children to Jesus Christ. 
  • Exploring Ephesians 5:1-20 as a framework for understanding parenting goals biblically and practically. 
  • Emphasizing the importance of parents being role models and creating a Christ-centered atmosphere at home. 
  • Discussing strategies for nurturing children’s faith, including involvement in church, family worship, and open discussions about God’s work in their lives. 
  • Highlighting the significance of monitoring children’s friendships and influences, both within and outside the home. 
  • Providing actionable steps for parents to cultivate a lifestyle of intentional discipleship and imitation of God’s love. 

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