Partnering with Parents
Perspectives on Family Ministry: Three Views by Paul Renfro, Brandon Shields, and Jay Strother. Learn three strategies — Family- Integrated Ministry, Family-Based Ministry, and Family- Equipping Ministry — to disciple parents as they disciples their children in the home.
Trained in the Fear of God: Family Ministry in Theological, Historical, and Practical Perspectives by Randy Stinson and Timothy Paul Jones. Stinson and Jones focus on parents as the primary disciplers of kids, and discuss how the church can equip them for that calling.
When People Are Big and God is Small; Overcoming Peer Pressure, Codependency, and the Fear of Man by Edward T Welch. How to move past people-pleasing and intimidation and into your identity in Christ.
Articles on Rooted
Family Milestones and Parent/Child Discipleship by Seth Stewart
Should the Youth Pastor Disciple Parents? Mike McGarry
A Parent’s Perspective Part One: What I Pray For in a Youth Pastor by Anna Meade Harris
A Parent’s Perspective Part Two: What I Pray For in a Youth Pastor by Anna Meade Harris
How Grace Informs the Youth Leader’s Relationships With Parents by Liz Edrington
What Youth Pastors Would Like to Tell Parents: It Takes a Village by Kerry Trunfio
Partnering With Parents: Give Them Some Space by Shaun McDonald