Marcy Law – Guest Contributor
Feb 16 @ 10:26
Uncomfortable Conversations with Your Children



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First Baptist Church Allen
201 E. McDermott
Allen, Texas 75002

First Baptist Church Allen is partnering with leading local experts to bring you a series of free seminars that offer tips and advice on specific issues facing today's family. Bring a friend and join us.

Meet from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church Allen, 201 E. McDermott, Room E102 (Building E is on the NW corner of McDermott and Cedar). Childcare is provided with advanced reservations. Learn more about childcare options HERE.

Feb 22: “Uncomfortable Conversations”
Speaker: Michelle Nietert, M.A., LPC (Community Counseling Associates)
Description: This presentation will equip parents to begin introducing difficult and controversial topics before the media or peer discussions become his or her first source of information. 

Upcoming Seminars:

March 1: “What Are We Fighting About?”
Speaker:  Jimmy Smith (Generations Pastor, First Baptist Church Allen)
Description:  In marriage, not all conflict is the same. Drs. Cloud and Townsend write about 6 different types in “Boundaries in Marriage”. You will learn the types of conflict and strategies to overcome these in your marriage.

March 15: “Caring for Aging Parents”
Speaker: Dan Borkenhagen (Christian Care Senior Living Community)
Description: This presentation will look at some of the challenges of caring for aging parents and how we can seek to partner with our parents in the aging process in a God-pleasing manner rather than being forced into making decisions for them.

March 22: “The Internet and My Kids”
Speaker: Amy Doar, M.A., LPC (Community Counseling Associates)
Description: This seminar will help educate parents on internet safety and guardrails as well as helping parents know how to talk to their kids about these issues. You will also discover ideas on how to talk to your kids when they’ve made poor choices on the internet.

March 29: “Why Not Us?”
Speaker: Ryan North (Tapestry Adoption and Foster Care Ministry)
Description: What is involved if you want to become a foster parent or if you want to adopt?  How do you even get started? If you’ve ever thought about foster care or adoption…or even if you haven’t…this seminar will help answer some of your questions and help open the door to the possibility of foster care or adoption.