Setting up for an evening training, I looked forward to sharing the impact of foster care and adoption on the biological children in the family. As the participants entered the classroom, I was stunned at who they were. Yet, the group looked like a room full of empty nesters. Overall, I was expecting young couples …
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When your adult child has rejected the faith he or she was raised in, as a parent it’s easy to feel helpless.
How much control does, or should, a parent have over an adult child?
We can’t change our adult children. But we can choose to keep communication open without compromising our convictions.
I have always loved praying for our kids, but now more than ever I treasure the time I can spend talking to God about how He is working in their adult lives.
Spending time in intimate conversation with our Heavenly Father on behalf of our kids can take away the feeling of powerlessness that we sometimes battle. These times spent with God can renew our sense of hope, open our eyes to what God is doing now in our kids’ lives, and impact our interactions with our …
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. (Proverbs 3:5, NIV)
You can move forward after a rift with your adult children by learning new ways to build trust and respect between you and your child.
How can parents help adult children without enabling them?
When adult children reject the faith, questions arise from the emotions and doubt. Learn how to commit to loving your kids in this situation.