"With what we do as church leaders, we unknowingly either give parents hope in the spiritual development of their children or we shut them out."
"Every parent wants to do a better job in the spiritual development of their children, but not all of them are equipped to do so."
"4/5 of parents connected in the local church say that their church has done little or nothing to help them with the spiritual development of their children."
"Most of us think it's our job to get an Involved Parent to be an Aware Parent and an Aware Parent to be an Invested Parent. That's where we get in trouble."
"There is another level of Parent between the Aware Parent and the Invested Parent. This is the Engaged Parent."
"Most of the time we have defined Spiritual Leadership in an impractical way and impossible scenario for parents to feel successful."
"The fifth grade kid who's dad starts praying with him will feel like a major change has happened."
"Are you leveraging the Sunday morning main service platform to cast vision of partnering with parents?"
"We need to help parents re-engage and transition the way they are parenting as their children move toward personal independance. "
"Pay attention to the rhythm of your church events and leverage those times to pour into your parents."
"Embrace the milestone moments (event based and issue based) to connect small group leaders and parents."
"Why aren't we making it EASY for parents to engage with their children on a spiritual level?"