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Discovery Park :: 09/17/2017

The following are family resources from Emmanuel Baptist Church, Crestview, Florida designed to help adults continue the conversation of faith at home with their children. Each week, you will find new content that reinforces the things your kids have learned at church. Also, be sure to check out and “follow” the Discovery Park Facebook page for daily posts.

WHAT WE’RE TEACHING 

Bible Story Focus: When God is with me, I can be courageous.

Rahab and the Spies • Joshua 2:1-22; 6:1-25

Memory Verse: “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid . . . for the Lord your God goes with you.” Deuteronomy 31:6, NIV

Key Question: Who is always with you?

Bottom Line: God is always with me.

Basic Truth: God loves me.

NEWS:

On Wednesday nights this fall, come join us in Discovery Park for a lesson with Boz the Bear.

From the Parent Cue Blog:

FIVE WAYS TO PROVE YOU LOVE YOUR  KIDS

By Carey Nieuwhof


There’s an insecurity inside most of us that asks, “But, does he/she really love me?”

It happens when you’re dating.
Sometimes it still haunts you when you’re married.
It follows you into your deep friendships.
And it definitely makes its way into the heart of almost every child.

I have NO idea where this idea came from, but I remember being ten years old and thinking my parents paid my friends to be my friends. (I know, I know . . . that’s a few more thousand dollars in counseling to figure how I came to believe that . . . but I digress.)

No, you’ve never had that thought? I’m a lot more secure than I used to be, but let’s be honest, we’ve all wondered whether someone really loved us when in fact, they did. When in fact, they do.

How does that translate to parenting?

Other than saying, “I love you,”  what communicates to your kids you love them deeply?

Often our words and actions are disconnected.

So here are five ways you can show your kids you love them without saying, “I love you” over and over again:


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