Parent Study Group
Lasting Legacy: An Online Study Group for Parents
About the Group Leader:
Jane Johns loves children – and their parents! She has been married for 40 years to Jeff Johns, Sr. Pastor of White Horse Christian Center in West Lafayette, Indiana. They are the parents of six grown children, grandparents to eleven, and spiritual parents to hundreds. Jane has been ministering to children since she was a teenager. She has served as the Director of Children’s Ministry for over 30 years. She is a tireless learner, having earned her Ph.D. in Christian Education Ministries through and continuing her education at White Horse School of Ministries. Jane’s heart and mission is to see that children are trained up in the ways of the Lord because they are the next generation of leaders in the move of the Holy Spirit. Jane has learned to trust Him to lead and direct her through all the seasons of her life – from raising little ones to caring for aging parents. She has a powerful, real-life testimony of the Lord’s faithfulness.
About the Group Study:
The study group is designed to meet the needs of busy parents, both young and old, single and married. Participants will be emailed on a weekly basis as a large group. They will then have the opportunity to respond on a one-to-one basis. Jane will assign a portion of the current book being used in the study. Every Monday, she will give her thoughts regarding the portion of the book assigned, to which participants may respond directly to Jane. The study may be done at whatever pace works best for each participant. The goal of the study is to make valuable parenting nuggets available from the materials as well as from Jane’s rich store of experience and wisdom.
About the Current Study:
Praying the Scriptures for Your Teens by Jodie Berndt
You can get the book on Amazon.com or in our bookstore!
It’s never been tougher to be a teenager—or the parent of one. Thankfully, from your teen’s first date to the next time he or she borrows the car keys, you can take your concerns to God through prayer. Drawing on God’s Word, Praying the Scriptures for Your Teenager offers palpable help to pray about the stormy issues your teen faces: Relationships Depression Rejection Sexuality Eating disorders … and much more. This book also guides you in praying about everything from your teen’s character and safety to the purposes and plans that God has for his or her life.
Upcoming Study: Starting September 3
Screens And Teens by Kathy Koch, PhD
You can get the book on Amazon.com or soon in our bookstore!
Screen time is rapidly replacing family time, and for teens especially, it is hardwiring the way they connect with their world.
In Screens and Teens, Dr. Kathy helps you make sense of all this and empowers you to respond. She:
Exposes the lies that technology can teach your teen
Guides you in countering those lies with biblical truths and helpful practices
Shares success stories of families who have cut back on technology and prioritized each other
Kathy’s research, experience, and relatability all come together for an inspiring book, sure to help you be closer with your kids.