Are you involved in a small group? If you are and your group is looking for material about parenting, here are some resources to check out. Download these free videos, and use them during your small group meetings as a jumping off point for great discussion. Carey Nieuwhof will walk your group through the five family values discussed in “Parenting Beyond Your Capacity” as well as an introduction to the series. Enjoy! To download the videos, click the link below to play. When the new page opens and the video begins playing, right click on the video panel and elect to save the file to your hard drive (once the video begins playing).

Parenting Essentials Podcasts

Whether you’re dealing with a teething baby who won’t stop crying or a high schooler who won’t say a single word, you can identify with the challenges of parenthood. As a parent, you have the tremendous task of instilling your kids with a moral compass to guide them through the rest of their lives. With such an important responsibility, it’s natural to feel overwhelmed at times.

With ParentLink Live, you’ll be able to plug into Carey Nieuwhof’s parenting essentials. His practical insights will help you to prioritize what matters most as a parent by emphasizing five core values.

Make it Personal (13.5 MiB)

Life App Preview Videos


Life App Preview: April 2014 from Orange on Vimeo

Life App Preview: March 2014 from Orange on Vimeo

Life App Preview: February 2014 from Orange on Vimeo.

Life Application Preview: Know How (January 2014) from Orange on Vimeo.


Life Application Preview: Compassion (December 2013) from Orange on Vimeo.

Life Application Preview: Wisdom (November 2013) from Orange on Vimeo.


Ages and Stages – “Personal Ads”

Life with children is one big roller coaster of highs and lows. Sometimes you’re scratching your head in disbelief, sometimes you’re crying and sometimes you just have to laugh. We wanted to take a humorous and honest look at some different stages from both a child or teen’s point of view, as well as their parent’s. So our curriculum editors and creative writers teamed up to create personal ads to illustrate the challenges represented by various key ages and the feelings that are often associated on both sides. As you read through, ask yourself, “Which do you relate to the most?”

Middle School