Ask any mom or dad, they will tell you parenting is not an easy task. As Christian parents, we are called to raise our children with faith, hope, and love. Join us for the 2015 HeartCORe Conference presented by 1 Corinthians 13 Parenting in partnership with Christ Presbyterian Church. You will be refreshed, encouraged, and inspired to be a 1 Corinthians 13 parent.
Kirk Weaver Fun & Exciting Family Time
God calls parents and grandparents to be the primary spiritual trainers of their children and grandchildren. Learn how to provide fun and effective spiritual training in the home. Your kids will ask for and look forward to the Family Time activities. Ideas will be shared for kids of all ages from toddlers to teens.
Lori Wildenberg Choose to Flourish!
Do you feel as if you are in a Mom Funk or a Dad Rut? Instead, choose to flourish! Discover how to be intentional and focused so parental actions and attitudes foster family relationships that thrive rather than just survive.
Megan Stone, M.Ed. Tools for School
Are you held captive by your child’s homework or do you feel like you’re not doing enough? Discover practical ways you can support your student’s learning while freeing yourself so your child can own his education. In this session Megan will explore specific tools to help children stay organized and learn what it really means to “study”. For parents of pre-K students through college.
Pete Larson Now We’re Talking!
Here’s a sentence you’ll probably never hear, “We have a great marriage, but our communication stinks!” Talking with each other is the key ingredient to growing to growing a healthy relationship. This session will look at what we say to one another and how we say it. Using scripture, stories and humor, Pete will help you discover how you can love deeper, communicate clearer, and have more fun with the most intimate person in your life.
Becky Danielson M.Ed. No Need to Go Solo
The day-to-day responsibilities of single parenting can be demanding, hectic, and sometimes overwhelming. Building a community of support and encouragement will help you to raise your kids well while caring for yourself. In this session, we will discuss stress relievers, community builders, and faith formation.
Heather Larson, M.A. Equipped To Parent The Teen Years
“Where is my sweet little girl? Who has taken up residency in her body?” If you have questions about parenting a tween or teen, you are not alone! Come join us as we introduce She’s Almost a Teenager: Essential Conversations to Have Now. Parents of sons and daughters will be encouraged and equipped to think through and discuss tough topics including dating, friends and faith with your teen. We will look at the developmental process, biblical guidance, and plans for shifting more responsibility to your tween or teen. You’ll leave feeling ready to face the teen years with excitement and anticipation instead of dread.
Church Leaders, join Lori and Becky for the Pre-conference Bonus Session
Becoming a Church with 1 Corinthians 13 Parents
PARENTING, FAITH, FAMILY
This early workshop is designed for pastors and lay leaders to learn more about using the 1 Corinthians 13 Parent series for large groups, small groups, and mentoring relationships. Tips and strategies will be provided to encourage 1 Corinthians 13 love in families. The session begins at 8:00 AM with a complimentary breakfast.
My faith and hope are in God.
1 Peter 1:21