Discipleship

Your guide to helping raise your children in Christ as a homeschool parent.

Discipling Your Kids

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How do we disciple our kids and lead them to walk the path of faith?

Teaching our kids to follow Jesus starts at an early age. We teach them right from wrong, we teach them limits and boundaries, we praise them when they do something good.

This children’s gospel song comes to mind: “This little light of mine. I’m going to let it shine.” This simple song has a huge message.

It is a song about shining the light of Jesus Christ so that others may see it and want to be a part of it, too.

Teaching Your Kids about the Bible

Daily devotionals, Sunday school, daily prayers, and reading Scripture are just some of the ways that we can teach our kids about the Bible.

Other ways to bring the Bible to life are through multimedia—music, videos, cartoons.

There are also homeschool curriculums centered around Christianity that are accessible via download, streaming, or with a monthly subscription.

Teaching Your Kids to Stand Up for Jesus

“Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.”  – Proverbs 22:6

We want our kids to be confident in their sense of self, in their knowledge of God’s word, and in their value and self-worth.

We best teach our children by modeling so if we want our kids to stand up for Jesus, we need to show them how.

As our children get older, the influence of peer groups is much greater. We need to teach our children to make good choices when it comes to friends as well.

Family Discipleship

Family discipleship, or teaching your family to love God, can be done through serving others, fellowship at church and in the community and also through homeschool education.

Whether you are a parent, grandparent, sibling, or foster parent, home school provides a unique opportunity to teach children about how to follow Jesus and to love one another.

Discipleship Resources

Homeschooling & Discipleship

Christian homeschooling creates a prime environment for learning about discipleship.

There are several top rated complete homeschool curriculums starting that go from kindergarten through 12th grade.

Find one that fits with your family’s learning style and budget.

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Discipline with Love so We Don’t Break Our Child’s Spirit

Speaker: Monica Irvine I know you have felt the pain of regret when you have had a moment of failure when discipling your children. I know many of you are fighting against habits you learned from your parents that you swore you would never do. I know you want to parent with love, honor and…

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Change: Teach Them Don’t Tell Them

Speaker: Dr. Kathy Koch Are you frustrated because your children won’t change or don’t seem able to change in ways you want them to? Dr. Kathy will help you understand several subtle attitudes and habits that make change difficult so you can determine which ones are relevant and how to decrease their effects. Then learn…

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The Most Powerful Words You Can Say

Speaker: Norm Wakefield Do you know what the most powerful words are that you can say to your children? God said them to all of the Hebrew fathers. Then He said them repeatedly through His Son to His disciples. These words will encourage your hearts and fill you with faith as you homeschool and disciple…

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Raising our Boys to be True Gentlemen and Being an Example for our Daughters

Speaker: Monica Irvine Imagine what it will feels like, as you watch your son, even while they are young, be an example to those around him of what a true gentleman looks like, acts like and is. His focus is on others. He notices without effort when someone near him is in need, and then…

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Learn How to Meet Your Children’s Needs

Speaker: Dr. Kathy Koch Children have five legitimate needs that drive their wants, choices, actions, and attitudes. (You have the same five needs.) When God meets their needs, children will be whole, emotionally well, content, and so much more. Learn how to parent so their needs are met in God and other healthy ways. You’ll…

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Table Manners Essentials for the Whole Family

Speaker: Monica Irvine Let’s imagine…your children chew with their mouths closed, don’t make weird noises at the table, never announce what they don’t like at the table, sit still and respectfully while eating, show sincere gratitude each and every time they are served a meal, allow their elders to go first, never forget to ask…

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Resiliency Rescues: Helping Children Break Bad Habits

Speaker: Dr. Kathy Koch Do your children repeat unhealthy choices? Are they not changing their behaviors? Their mindset matters. How can we help them believe truth and change their mindset so their behaviors change? They need to develop resiliency – the choice and ability to make changes and to try something new. Learn how to…

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The Power of Words for Our Children: Edifying and Terrifying

Speaker: Sherri Seligson Our world is filled with words. Whether we are reading them, writing them, or instructing with them, they are our tools to build stories, create emotions, and make connections. Yet we need to be aware that words have the power to build up others as well as to tear them down, especially…

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The Highly Sensitive Homeshool Family

Speaker: Heather Underhill Those with a Highly Sensitive Personality trait view the world through different lenses. In a homeschooling family with one or more highly sensitive people, extra doses of grace and love must be extended daily. In this workshop, my teenage son, Noah and I will give you an overview of what it means…

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8 Great Smarts: Discovering and Using Your Child’s Intelligences

Speaker: Dr. Kathy Koch All children have eight intelligences that can be awakened, strengthened, and used when learning anything. Each intelligence will be explained so you can determine which ones are strengths for your children and how to teach with them. You’ll also learn how children might be getting into trouble through their greatest strengths…

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The Power of Humility in Parenting

Speaker: Norm Wakefield When parents display humility, their children are attracted not only to them, but to Christ. You’ll be encouraged as you see the power of humility in the lives of Jesus Christ and the Apostle Paul. You’ll learn how you can grow in humility and add tremendous value to your relationship with your…

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Only You Can Do It! Becoming The Mom (or Dad) You Want Your Children To Have.

Speaker: Leslie Nunnery Whether by birth or by choice, you are called to love your children deeply and to teach them diligently—and that specific privilege of being their mom and dad is reserved for you alone! During this hour, we’ll explore how you can become the mom or dad you really want your children to…

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From Boys to Men: The Goal is Not Well Behaved Children but Godly Adults

Speaker: Jeff Reep You will hear a Biblical perspective on parenting, firmly rooted in the belief that God gives instruction in Scripture and the Holy Spirit empowers parents by His grace to carry out the instructions. After raising 5 boys to men and investing 26 consecutive years of homeschooling, you’ll learn 2 keys for successful…

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Created To Be

Speaker: Dr. Kathy Koch As Dr. Kathy shares her story, you’ll be able to see yours more clearly. Why were you created? What about your children? Who are they and who are they becoming? You and your children will be inspired by Chatty Kathy’s too-tall, spelling-is-challenging, low-voice reality and how it’s God’s perfect design for…

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Six Critical Ways to Build Sibling Relationships

Speaker: Sherri Seligson One of the most challenging things about being a parent is to help our children build relationships with one another. We want our children to be close and grow up as friends, but those dreams can be hard to imagine amidst the toddler screaming “Mine! Mine!” and the continuous assertions of “Not…

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For The Heart of Your Homeschool

Speaker: Leslie Nunnery Homeschooling is a great thing. It provides the finest quality, tailored education your children can have, and it gives you the opportunity to build relationships, explore the world together, and so much more. But, homeschooling is not an end in itself. Rather, homeschooling is a fantastic tool for discipleship and growth. In…

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Cultivating God’s Purpose in Your Child’s Life

Speaker: Kate Battistelli Successful adults don’t happen by accident. It takes wisdom to raise your children with a strong sense of their destiny in God and a deep knowledge of their gifts and callings. Join Kate as she shares what she learned about parenting during the journey of raising her daughter, GRAMMY award winning recording…

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Leadership Lessons for Our Sons from George Washington, Robert E. Lee, and Winston Churchill

Speaker: Bill Potter Our children are the future of our country and the Church. They must be trained to stand in the day of battle, lead when others falter, and live lives that exemplify character, courage, and perseverance. We do not have to invent historical examples of such leaders, nor despair because such men are…

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Change: Teach Them Don’t Tell Them

Speaker: Dr. Kathy Koch Are you frustrated because your children won’t change or don’t seem able to change in ways you want them to? Dr. Kathy will help you understand several subtle attitudes and habits that make change difficult so you can determine which ones are relevant and how to decrease their effects. Then learn…

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Influence vs. Control: How to Best Motivate Your Child

Speaker: Israel Wayne There is a careful tension that must be maintained between being your child’s authority figure and being their life coach. There is a necessary shift in approach that must take place as your children go through various stages of development. If this transition is not carefully managed, your parenting approach will likely…

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Character Education: Homeschooling Kids with Character Everyday

Speaker: September McCarthy While pouring over our curriculum and scheduling all the necessary ingredients into our homeschool day, we often miss one of the most important parts to launching our arrows into the world. Character. September will share how character can be woven into the DNA of your homeschool day and life of your family.…

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Focus Children’s Thinking to Increase Learning and Decrease Frustration

Speaker: Dr. Kathy Koch When children don’t focus or don’t know what to focus on they become frustrated and less motivated and so do you. Learn how to focus their thinking so they know what to think about, what to think with, and why. The practical and realistic planning model will increase learning and decrease…

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Using Consequences Effectively

Speaker: Sonya Shafer We talk a lot about using consequences in habit-training and parenting, but what are they exactly and how are we supposed to use them? Join Sonya for a look at the natural consequences that Charlotte Mason mentioned, the principles behind them, and tips for using consequences effectively with your own children. Listen…

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Parenting Tweens and Pre-Teens

Speaker: Hal and Melanie Young The turmoil of the preteen years usually catches parents by surprise. Diligent students become addled and distracted. Kids raised in church start questioning the existence of God. Sweet children climb on an emotional rollercoaster – and invite you to join them. Don’t get a ticket for that ride! Resist the…

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How to Parent without Provoking Children to Anger

Speaker: Ginger Hubbard Does your child have a comeback for everything you tell him to do or always try and get the last word, even if it’s mumbled under his breath? Does he become mad and lose control when you discipline him rather than repenting? Or does he seem indifferent, giving the impression that discipline…

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Learn How to Meet Your Children’s Needs

Speaker: Kathy Koch Children have five legitimate needs that drive their wants, choices, actions, and attitudes. (You have the same five needs.) When God meets their needs, children will be whole, emotionally well, content, and so much more. Learn how to parent so their needs are met in God and other healthy ways. You’ll be…

Read More »

Raising our Boys to be True Gentlemen and Being an Example for our Daughters

Speaker: Monica Irvine Imagine what it will feels like, as you watch your son, even while they are young, be an example to those around him of what a true gentleman looks like, acts like and is. His focus is on others. He notices without effort when someone near him is in need, and then…

Read More »