GCS - Dr. Doug Weiss: Embracing Freedom and Restoration in Jesus
As a clinical psychologist specializing in addiction, Dr. Weiss works every day to free people from the harm that addiction has on individuals and their families. His love for God, people, and psychology all come together as Dr. Weiss informs and equips parents in raising confident, capable, and connected children in a world that is growing increasingly danger-filled. He provides wisdom and insight to help parents build relationships with their students for long-term flourishing and health.
GCS - Caleb Kaltenbach: How to Talk to Your Kids About Gender
It goes without saying that conversations about gender and sexuality are exploding constantly in culture. If parents are not intentional to disciple students in this area, culture certainly will. Caleb Kaltenbach shares from his own personal journey and reminds parents that the sexuality conversation is complex. Because gender and identity are such prevalent issues, he argues that they must be talked about often within the family unit. He provides some helpful tools to help parents begin the conversation.
GCS - Jessie Minassian: Beauty, Porn, Identity, and Cutting
Young women desire to be loved, lovable, and beautiful, and they are longing for a secure identity. Our culture is constantly having conversations with our daughters, giving them a picture of womanhood vastly different from their identity in Christ. Jessie Minassian gives insight into what our daughters are wrestling with, both externally and internally. She gives practical suggestions to begin conversations about what it really means to be a woman, leaving mothers and fathers with new ideas of how to communicate value to their daugh-ters, which may be the lynchpin to female holiness and strength.
GCS - Chris Bruno: Why are Teens Drawn to Pornography
The rising generation is experiencing a plague of pornography addiction in a way that is unprecedented. Chris Bruno sheds light on how pornography is impacting teens specifically, how it is impacting relationships in general, and how it is impacting society at large. Parents will come away from this interview with more information about the current cultural climate in regards to pornography, and practical tips to begin difficult conversations about pornography with their children.