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Evangelistic Parenting

Theme: The style of parenting to a great extent determines the effectiveness of the home as an evangelistic unit. Objective: To outline a pattern for family management and home government which will have the greatest likelihood of leading children and young people to make decisions to follow Christ. How to Use This Resource: This material…

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Correction With Grace

CORRECTION WITH GRACE by Karen & Ron Flowers Directors, Department of Family Ministries, General Conference Theme: Child discipline and correction must be shaped by the redemptive principles of the gospel. How to Use These Resources: The following resources are designed for a 2 to 3-hour seminar for parents. Presenters may wish to spread the material…

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Connections That Make a Difference

CONNECTIONS THAT MAKE A DIFFERENCE “Risk-Proofing” Youth in a High Risk Society by Gary L. Hopkins, M.D., Dr.P.H. & Bruce Heischober, M.D. with Karen Flowers Gary L. Hopkins, M.D., Dr.P.H., is professor of Behavioral Science, Andrews University and Assistant Clinical Professor of Health Promotion and Education, School of Public Health, Loma Linda University. He is…

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Bridging the Generations

BRIDGING THE GENERATIONS by Karen & Ron Flowers Directors, Department of Family Ministries, General Conference Theme: Grandparents and parents can improve their relationships by showing respect for each other, focusing on each other’s strengths and working to resolve issues surrounding the role of the older generation in the life of the younger family. How to…

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Time Out for Love

TIME OUT FOR LOVE by Karen & Ron Flowers Directors, Department of Family Ministries, General Conference Theme: The marriage bond is strengthened as couples recognize their personal worth and endeavor to build the worth of each other. Objective: To provide a period of marriage enrichment during which each participant learns about the importance of a…

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Putting Anger in Its Place

PUTTING ANGER IN ITS PLACE A Marriage Enrichment Seminar by Karen & Ron Flowers Directors, Department of Family Ministries, General Conference with Harold and Nelma Drake Marriage Enrichment Facilitators, NAD Theme: Anger is a God-given emotion. With proper management under the control and guidance of the Holy Spirit, our anger can help us grow in…

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The Power of Oneness

THE POWER OF ONENESS by Elaine & Willie Oliver Department of Family Ministries North American Division Theme: Christian marriage is based on the biblical model of leaving father and mother and cleaving to one’s spouse. In addition, the notion of becoming one is of paramount importance to the unity that God intends should exist between…

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Marriage Where Grace Is In Place

MARRIAGE WHERE GRACE IS IN PLACE by Karen & Ron Flowers Directors, Department of Family Ministries, General Conference Theme: Meditation and dialog by couples on the scriptural themes of the gospel can enrich their couple life. Setting: The following material is designed for use in a marital care group. It could also be used in…

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Marriage Dramas for All Seasons

MARRIAGE DRAMAS FOR ALL SEASONS by Karen & Ron Flowers Directors, Department of Family Ministries, General Conference Skits are great fun as well as a powerful way to stimulate insight and dialogue. Scripture has preserved a number of scenes from the marriage dramas of several couples. God left us these stories to be told and…

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Journey Into Intimacy

JOURNEY INTO INTIMACY Helping Couples Across the Marriage Map by Karen & Ron Flowers Directors, Department of Family Ministries, General Conference How to Use This Resource: The pieces within this resource are intended to provide some daily focused activities for a week of marital growth in the setting of the couple’s home. Pastors or family…

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