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Self Care: Tired of Being Tired?

Recovering from BurnoutPrioritize Self-CareRestWork from Rest, Not Exhaustion.Prioritizing RestMake Rest a Family CommitmentInspiration from the Holy ScripturesJoin “Everybody’s working for the weekend,” says the once-popular 80s song by the Canadian rock band...

The Dad Dilemma: Navigating Work, Life, And Family

Work, Work, Work! For many dads, there never seems to be enough time for family life or life itself. You’ve heard the saying, “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” That old proverb suggests that a person who spends his whole life on his work is both boring and...

Making this Mother’s Day Special

The History of Mother’s DayThe Commercialization of Mother’s DayMother’s Day in the USAOther Ways Mother’s Day is observed in AmericaMaking This Mother’s Day SpecialRelaxation and Self-CareQuality Time TogetherCreative IdeasInvolving...

Five Principles for Raising Kids Free from Addiction

First Principle: Spend time with your children.Second Principle: Use A Democratic Approach to DisciplineThird Principle: Accept Your Child’s EmotionsFourth Principle: Be A Good Role ModelFifth Principle: Give Your Children Age-Appropriate InformationAdditional...
Self Care: Tired of Being Tired?

Self Care: Tired of Being Tired?

Recovering from BurnoutPrioritize Self-CareRestWork from Rest, Not Exhaustion.Prioritizing RestMake Rest a Family CommitmentInspiration from the Holy ScripturesJoin “Everybody’s working for the weekend,” says the once-popular 80s song by the Canadian rock band...

Making this Mother’s Day Special

Making this Mother’s Day Special

The History of Mother’s DayThe Commercialization of Mother’s DayMother’s Day in the USAOther Ways Mother’s Day is observed in AmericaMaking This Mother’s Day SpecialRelaxation and Self-CareQuality Time TogetherCreative IdeasInvolving...

Father Videos

The Impact God Had On Me as a Father

A father's heart is built on the foundation of a relationship with the Heavenly Father which makes for a strong family. This video reveals three father's stories on what the Heavenly Father has meant in their lives and roles as a father to...

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Curtis Story – What Father Love Did for Him

The Impact Father Love made on Curtis as a Dad Hi, my name is Curtis from New Hope Church. Taking a class presented by Eli Williams. I was in church and it was suggested by my Pastor to take a class called Father Love. It teaches you about...

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Craig’s Story – Putting God in His Life

Putting God First In My Life One of the things I always like to share is that you know I was introduced to Narcotics Anonymous in the 12-step program and that program introduced me to a sponsor. The sponsor introduced me to the 12 steps....

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Fathering In a Pandemic Series

Fathering in a Pandemic – Why Dads Matter

The Bible is the greatest instructional guide for fathers. It clearly outlines why dads matter and how a father is to treat, instruct, guide, nurture and provide for his children. Throughout the Bible, you will find verse after verse that...

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A Successful Dad Starts at Home

From the moment you are born, you are learning social skills, a smile, a soft voice, a touch. These all contribute to your sense of being socially engaged with your surroundings. The Bible is our training manual for learning to become a...

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Creating Order In The Midst of Chaos

In the third video of the "Fathering in a Pandemic" series, Darryl Grayson provides a webinar reviewing the POPS 101 information concerning how fathers can be the best protectors, order keepers, providers, and stabilizers for their...

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Father as the Protector

The fourth video in the Fathering in a Pandemic series highlighting Urban Light Ministries POPS 101 course on how to become a better father. This session is hosted by Phil Sanders, the Sonshine Clubs youth ministry director of Urban Light...

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Father as Order Keeper and Provider

Phil Sanders continues with the series and identifies the importance fathers play in being an order keeper and provider for the family. Corinthians 14:40 says, “But all things must be done properly and in an orderly manner.”The foundation...

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Raising Teenagers

Mark Sturgeon, Board Member at Urban Light Ministries reveals his heartfelt learnings as a father of teenagers. Learn that you are not on this fatherhood journey alone. Our parenting roles change as our children grow older. However, one...

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The Father as the Stabilizer

This is the final video in the series "Fathering in the Pandemic". Learn why a father's presence and engagement in the life of his family is critical during these unprecedented times. The father's unconditional love and nurturing of his...

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