Faith and Family


Administration Issues | Jul. 20 2015

Faith and Family: Keeping children safe at church — Protecting children’s physical safety at church requires supervision, risk management

Playground injuries. Teens killed in van accidents. Babies left in hot vehicles. Drownings. Skiing accidents. It’s no wonder parents feel... [READ MORE]

Administration Issues | Jul. 20 2015

Faith and Family: Keeping children safe at church — Having good church policies, procedures in place helps protect children

Behind closed doors     Megan is one of the most popular girls in the church youth group. She regularly invites friends to church,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | May. 28 2015

Faith and Family: How social media is hurting families — Although seen as a benefit, social networking can create great risks for families

What’s wrong here? It’s dinnertime at the Johnson home. Mom made a beautiful dish and she is so proud of her accomplishment. She... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | May. 28 2015

Faith and Family: How social media is hurting families — Parents must talk about social media safe practices early, often as it is an ever-changing technology

Alex’s parents didn’t realize how much their 15-year-old’s use of social media was affecting their family until they had to... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | May. 28 2015

Faith and Family: How social media is hurting families — Hashtag index

The following list of hashtags only includes ones that are unique to teens and may be cause for alarm. A hashtag can be about anything but there... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | May. 28 2015

Faith and Family: How social media is hurting families — Challenges of social media especially acute for marriages, families

We live in a culture preoccupied with social media. We publish what is on our minds, describe what we had for breakfast, connect with friends,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | May. 28 2015

Faith and Family: How social media is hurting families — 10 Tips for disconnecting with social media and connecting with real people

1. Fast from social media regularly. Find a span of time each day or each month to delete the apps for a time and replace that time with something... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 19 2015

Faith and Family: Parenting anxieties — ‘Fear is almost never a good reason for a parenting decision’

As Dan and Margie sit outside the principal’s office with their son, Jason, they wonder how things have gotten to this point. Jason has... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 19 2015

Faith and Family: Parenting anxieties — Avoid temptation to be ‘helicopter parent’; guide and teach but allow kids to learn own lessons

I will never forget the day I met the ultimate “helicopter parents.” They were describing their son to me and asking for help,... [READ MORE]

Alabama News | Mar. 19 2015

Faith and Family: Parenting anxieties — God’s Word offers helpful parenting guidelines, principles

Associate professor of psychology and counseling and director of clinical training  New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary Are you anxious... [READ MORE]

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