The staff of FBC Ponca City Student Ministry is dedicated to helping your student identify and fulfill God’s purpose for their life. We want to partner with you, the parent, to lay the foundation of God’s Word in their lives. Our goal is to produce the most relevant and substantial Bible based student ministry in the nation.
FBC Ponca City Student Ministry should be a tool for you to use as we work together for the benefit of the student. Please use us to help influence your student. For questions, concerns or comments, please go to the “Contact” page and drop us an email. We look forward to hearing from you.
Heart Connex Family eDevotionals: A Semi-Weekly Family e-Devotional from LifeWay Student Ministry, CLICK HERE.
The Power of a Parent’s Love
Teenager’s faith lives are strongly affected by their relationship with their parents. Dr. Robert Laurent, author of Keeping Your Teen In Touch With God lists seven factors parents can work on to strengthen family bonds:
1. Renew your own passion for Christ.
2. Verbally express your love for your teen.
3. Learn to keep their confidences and take them seriously.
4. Be vulnerable and admit when you are wrong.
5. Never embarrass your teenager.
6. Forgive and forget.
7. Give your teenager your time and attention.
Suggested Web Resources
www.cpyu.org (parenting helps, culture info)
www.barna.org (church stats, culture info)
www.pluggedinonline.com (culture info)
www.family.org (a Focus on the Family website)
www.realfamilies.com (parenting helps)
www.fathers.com (helps for Dads)
www.dickstaub.com (culture info)
www.gradingthemovies.com (movie reviews)
www.screenit.com (movie reviews)