Table of contents for What my parents did right! : 50+ tips to positive parenting / compiled by Gloria Gaither.


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Contents

Introduction

Chapter One:

Gloria Gaither - Guide by your example―not just your words.

Chapter Two: Kay Arthur - Give lots of physical affection.

Chapter Three: Robert Benson - Bestow an appreciation for the wonder of

words.

Chapter Four: William K. Brehm - Allow simple pleasure to create a sense of

security in your home.

Chapter Five: Jill Briscoe - Teach your child to be accountable―to you and to

God.

Chapter Six: Karen Burton Mains - Share your passions.

Chapter Seven: Bart Campolo - Be yourself and play to your strenths.

Chapter Eight: Tony Campolo

- Believe in your child.

Chapter Nine: S. Truett

Cathy - Honor Sunday―the Lord's Day―as a family.

Chapter Ten: Chuck W. Colson

- Teach the importance of telling the truth.

Chapter Eleven: Larry Crabb

- Teach commitment in relationships by your example.

Chapter Twelve: John R. Dellenback

- Encourage your child to value family relationships.

Chapter Thirteen: Richard DeVos

- Don't accept "I can't" when it means "I won't try."

Chapter Fourteen: Dez

Dickerson - Make the Lord your parenting role model.

Chapter Fifteen: Danae

Dobson - Assure your child of her value when no one else will.

Chapter Sixteen: James

Dobson - Develop a friendship with your child that will last a lifetime.

Chapter Seventeen: Joni Earickson Tada -

Instill a sense of wonder and passion for life.

Chapter Eighteen: Carl Erskine -

Teach your child to appreciate the simple blessings of life.

Chapter Nineteen: Jamie Evans -

Don't shield your child from life's hard lessons.

Chapter Twenty: Lee Ezell -

Make fun an integral part of parenting.

Chapter Twenty-One: Jeannie Falwell Savas -

Trust your child's heavenly Father to make up for your shortcomings.

Chapter Twenty-Two: Jerry Falwell -

Practice the principles of family living found in the Bible.

Chapter Twenty-Three: Millard Fuller -

Teach Christian values through your example.

Chapter Twenty-Four: Bill Gaither -

Be your child's biggest supporter.

Chapter Twenty-Five: Steve Green -

Teach your child to laugh and not take himself too seriously.

Chapter Twenty-Six: Darrell Harris -

Be blameless before your child in word and deed.

Chapter Twenty-Seven: Larnelle Harris -

Support your child's interests and career pursuits.

Chapter Twenty-Eight: Stephen Hicks -

Occasionally set aside grown-up concerns and be a kid.

Chapter Twenty-Nine: Dann Huff - Don't be afraid to speak the truth in love.

Chapter Thirty: June Hunt - Keep the lines of communication open.

Chapter Thirty-One: Jeff Jenness -

Don't manipulate your child to meet your own emotional needs.

Chapter Thirty-Two: Phyllis Jenness -

Pray for your child -- and let him know you're praying.

Chapter Thirty-Three: Carman Licciardello

- Let Christ heal the wounds carried over from your own childhood.

Chapter Thirty-Four: Florence Littauer -

Make life a constant laboratory for learning.

Chapter Thirty-Five: Mark Lowry -

Remember that difficult stages will pass.

Chapter Thirty-Six: Sen. Richard Lugar -

Be willing to sacrifice your own comfort to show that you care.

Chapter Thirty-Seven: John MacArthur, Jr. -

Make loving your spouse a priority.

Chapter Thirty-Eight: Julie Makimaa -

Teach the importance of having a personal relationship with God.

Chapter Thirty-Nine: Ralph Martin -

Make devotional times a normal occurrence in your home.

Chapter Forty: Tony Melendez -

Enjoy being together as a family.

Chapter Forty-One: Calvin Miller -

Use simple language to teach profound truths.

Chapter Forty-Two: Janette Oke -

Never forget that love and discipline go hand in hand.

Chapter Forty-Three: Sandi Patty - Let Your Child Make Mistakes

Chapter Forty-Four: Frank Peretti - Never tell your child "That's a dumb

idea."

Chapter Forty-Five: Ron Sider - Allow and encourage age-appropriate decision

making.

Chapter Forty-Six: Gary Smalley - Set clearly defined rules that involve

consequences when violated.

Chapter Forty-Seven: Norm Sonju - Make special memories by investing time in

your child.

Chapter Forty-Eight: Kenneth Taylor - Pray together as a family.

Chapter Forty-Nine: Sheila Walsh - Love your child unconditionally.

Chapter Fifty: Walter Wangerin, Jr. - Teach God's grace by showing unmerited

kindness.

Chapter Fifty-One: Robert Webber - Help your child to persevere through tough

times.

Chapter Fifty-Two: Ken Wessner - Encourage your child to dream dreams -- and to

work hard to achieve them.

Chapter Fifty-Three: David Wyrtzen - Involve your child in your ministry to

others.

Chapter Fifty-Four: Don Wyrtzen - Be consistent in living out what you

believe.

Chapter Fifty-Five: Jack Wyrtzen - Make Jesus Christ your Lord and Savior -- and

prepare for a great family reunion in heaven.

Epilogue


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Parenting.
Parenting -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Parent and child -- Case studies.
Family -- Case studies.
Family -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.