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Discovery Park :: October 22, 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.

October 22, 2017

 

 

Bible Story Focus: God can help me help others.

David Helps Mephibosheth • 1 Samuel 20:14-17; 2 Samuel 9:1-13

Watch the story video with your child here:: http://apple.co/1tR6IVM

Memory Verse: “We have the Lord our God to help us.” 2 Chronicles 32:8, NLT

Key Question: Who can help you?

Bottom Line: God can help me.

Basic Truth: God loves me.

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

 

From the Parent Cue Blog:

FAMILY TRADITIONS

By Reggie Joiner


What does your family do during the holidays? How important do you think it is to establish traditions for your family that become memories? There is an intrinsic value in creating traditions for your children. Experts claim that good traditions are healthy for kids.

• Traditions can give children a sense of security.
It is important to establish some things for your family that will be consistent when everything else is constantly changing.

• Traditions can build a bond between family members.
Spending quality time together with extended family during strategic times can have the potential to nurture important relationships.

• Traditions can remind everyone they are connected to a bigger story.
They are actually a great time for storytelling. You can tell your kids stories about them when they were younger that they forgot. Your parents will probably tell your children stories about you that you would rather them not know. But there is an unusual power in a child hearing the stories that connect them to a bigger family.

• Traditions are a strategic opportunity to communicate the value of family.
Here are a few traditions my parents handed down to me:

Every summer, we would spend a week on the farm where my mom grew up. . .


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