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Effective Parenting in a Defective World

How to Raise Kids Who Stand Out from the Crowd

Raising children is a tough challenge in today’s world. Peers and pop culture exert a never-ending pressure on kids. Parents often feel helpless, as every godly principle they teach their children seems to be contradicted by the corrupt principles of this defective world. But the good news is, God has a plan for effectively raising your children and you can learn from it. Packed with practical advice, this series will give struggling parents a vision for their children’s future and life-changing help for today.

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How to Raise Positive Kids in a Negative World, Part 1

On today’s edition of Living on the Edge, Chip begins a new series, “Effective Parenting in a Defective World.” If you long to strengthen the relationships with your children and increase the joy in your parenting journey, the first step begins here.

How to Raise Positive Kids in a Negative World, Part 2

Would you like to have a deeper relationship with your child? Would you like to have that sense of intimacy and closeness that knits your hearts together? Chip tells you how it's possible to get there with your children.

How to Develop Your Child's Full Potential, Part 1

God has a dream for your child that is more wonderful than you can imagine. But how do you cooperate with God’s dream to allow His highest and best purposes to become a reality for your boy or your girl? Join Chip and find out how to develop your child’s full potential.

How to Develop Your Child's Full Potential, Part 2

How do you know if you’re a good parent? How do you measure that? In this message, Chip gives you a matrix - three simple indicators - that will help you measure your parenting effectiveness.

How to Prepare Your Kids to Win Life's Biggest Battles, Part 1

Our kids are facing a world that is hostile, difficult, and painful. They’re in a battle for their lives whether it is sex, drugs, alcohol, peer pressure, or just the world system. The question is how do we help our children win their biggest battles? Chip answers that question and encourages us to step up and step in to make a difference in our kids' lives.

How to Prepare Your Kids to Win Life's Biggest Battles, Part 2

It’s a fact - your child is going to fail. And when he or she does, how will you respond? Chip shares what the Bible has to say about failure and how to respond to your child’s failure in a way that strengthens them not to give up, to grow, and to become better able to handle challenges in the future.

How To Discipline Your Child Effectively, Part 1

Discipline. For many of us it’s a dirty word. It conjures up memories of a mean or abusive parent, or perhaps thoughts of personal frustrations with our own kids. The bottom line is: how do you effectively discipline your children? Chip encourages you that learning how to discipline your child effectively is very doable.

How To Discipline Your Child Effectively, Part 2

What are the top two discipline issues you’re facing with your children right now? Take a moment to think about it. In this message, Chip helps you develop a game plan to address the most difficult discipline issues you’re confronting right now.