Modeling proper virtues for your teen is important.

Posted on: November 30th, 2011 in Character - No Comments

Why do today’s teens answer the question, “What is character?” with good looking? Since when did physical appearance become a character trait?

Society and pop culture send unchristian messages like:

  • It’s all about me.
  • Sex outside of marriage is the norm.
  • Girls must dress sexy to be attractive.

What’s at stake with this kind of thinking? Our culture’s moral compass — and our sons and daughters’ future.

Can we help our teens reclaim Christian values so their lives make an impact for Christ? Yes. Our influence still matters.

Building Teen Character: Part-Time Employment

Posted on: October 14th, 2011 in Character - No Comments

The teenage years are a crucial time in a child’s life. They are not children anymore, but they are also not adults. During this time the choices they make may have an effect on them for the rest of their lives. It is the parents’ responsibility to guide their teenagers in the right direction by helping them make responsible choices and building their character to the point that when their teenagers move out of the house they are on the road to being responsible adults and have the tools they need to succeed in life.