12 Huge Mistakes Parents Can Avoid - Life.Church Leaders

12 Huge Mistakes Parents Can Avoid

by Jason

Dr. Tim Elmore, best-selling author of 12 Huge Mistakes Parents Can Avoid, is partnering with us to help Life.Church parents lead their children to become thriving adults and fully devoted followers of Christ. He leads a nonprofit organization called Growing Leaders. The organization gets to influence about 50,000 students, faculty, and parents each year. Tim is also a father of two, Jonathan and Bethany, who you’ll hear about throughout this LifeGroup Discussion.

At Life.Church, we take kids seriously. Right now, two of our church’s leaders have 12 kids combined! One of those leaders—Pastor Craig—is constantly saying, “Kids are not the church of the future or the future of the church; they are the church today.”

We realized something. The same kids who average about 40 hours a year in our church buildings, spend about 3,000 hours a year not sleeping, not at school, but with you: their parents.


We all want the best for our kids, but sometimes our own good intentions misdirect their paths. In other words, we all make parenting mistakes. That’s why we worked with Dr. Tim Elmore to create this video-based, LifeGroup Discussion and Bible Plan.

Three Steps For Starting This LifeGroup Discussion

  1. Get the LifeGroup Discussion Videos. These will help guide four weeks of discussion with your group.
  2. Subscribe to the Bible Plan. It’s only 12 days. Lead your group to read a few days each week of your parenting-focused discussion.
  3. Check out Tim’s book. He’s filled it with stories to illustrate his points, thorough research, and practical corrections to mistakes we can all identify with.

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