Parenting with words of grace : building relationships with your children one conversation at a time / William P. Smith ; foreword by Paul David Tripp.
By: Smith, William Paul.Material type: TextPublisher: Wheaton, Illinois : Crossway, 2019Description: 214 pages ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781433560972 (trade paperback).Subject(s): Parent and child -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Parenting -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Oral communication -- Religious aspects -- ChristianityAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Parenting with words of graceDDC classification: 248.81 SMI
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The vision -- Parenting is an invitation -- The invitation is embedded in your conversations -- How Jesus talks to estranged friends -- Extended story : sacred space -- You talk with no guarantee -- You speak out of the grace you've already heard -- Extended story : "get in the van" -- Your kids need you to talk to them . . . a lot -- Extended story : Nanny's funeral -- The hope -- Sometimes you don't want to talk -- Genesis 20 -- Abraham : misspeaks for God -- God : speaks for Abraham -- Jesus : speaks for you -- You : take words to God -- Practice : prayer of repentance for misusing your mouth -- You : hear words from God -- You : take words to your kids -- Getting started : truth and love -- The skill of encouragement -- When should you encourage? -- Encouragement takes time -- Replace the negatives at home and abroad -- Search for the positive in seed form -- Be encouraged when you're tired of encouraging -- The skill of honesty -- The goal of honesty : rescue -- Think before you speak -- Be a mirror that invites participation -- Aim for the heart -- Lead with your worst foot forward -- Build bridges with your failures -- Expect your kids to make mistakes -- Extended story : catching a line drive . . . or not -- Why you really do want a forgiving lifestyle.