The 5 Ps Foundational Building Blocks to a Strong Family
Most Parents want 5 primary outcomes: These become a kind a “default Strategy”. The 5 P’s of Parental Hope Preparation Performing well Pressure Management Protection Public Perception The 5 Ps
The 5 Ps According to Barna Research Group Parents Consistently underestimate the influence they can exert on their children. They tend to neglect an emphasis upon activities that would strengthen their relational bond with their children. Many even overlook the need to foster deeper connection between their children and God. View slide
The 5 Ps Parents are still #1 AP and MTV Happiness Survey. When asked “what 1 thing in life makes you most happy?” The top answer was Time with Family. View slide
Who is Their Hero? Parents Top 3 Family 13 of top 25
Religion and/or Spirituality is Big AP and MTV Happiness Survey. Religion and/or Spirituality was an integral part of the majority of kids lives as it pertains to their happiness.
The 5 Ps Two Combined Influence There are two powerful influences on the planet:the Church and the Home. They both exist because God initiated them. They both exist because God desires to use them to demonstrate His plan of redemption and restoration. If they work together they can potentially make a greater impact than if they work alone. They need each other. Too much is at stake for either to fail. Their primary task is to build God’s Kingdom in the hearts of men and women, sons and daughters.
The 5 Ps Pillow Plate Pray Play Praise
The 5 Ps Pillow Bring God to the pillow. End the day on a high note. Gives them security & Gives you peace. Read a story and bring a spiritual truth into it. Ask a question about their day and encourage them.
The 5 Ps Plate Eat together as a family at least once a week. Talk about what they are learning in church. Tell them what you are learning in your time with God.
The 5 Ps Play “Play with your kids, is my favorite bit of advice” Dr. OZ Play creates natural consequences and opportunities for “life lessons” Play is a bonding activity Boy vs Girl play We learn our child’s uniqueness
The 5 Ps Pray Speak a blessing over you child. You are the BEST person to do this. Intercede on behalf of you kids. Teach them how to pray. Model
The 5 Ps Praise Spend time with your family worshiping God. CDs/Klove in the Car. Read scripture sing some song after breakfast Saturday Morning. Acts 2 Devoted to apostles’ teaching Corporate worship in the Temple Ate together in homes Praised God and had favor with all people.
The 5 Ps Praise Spend time with your family worshiping God. Experience Nature Talk about the Creator when you see creation. Enchanted Rock Swimming holes in Texas Participate in church “Together”