Let's Talk Parenting!

And how it can intersect with ministry.

You’re a leader in ministry.

You’re also a parent.

And it doesn’t take long to discover people make assumptions about your caliber of parenting.

Parenting can be tough. Parenting as a leader in ministry can be even tougher.

In this conversation with the authors of “Tough Stuff Parenting” Paul Basden and Jim Johnson share from their insight and experience as pastors, dads and Christ-followers.

You’ll love this conversation.

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About Paul

Paul Basden is a cofounding and senior pastor of Preston Trail Community Church in Frisco, Texas.

A native of Dallas, Texas, Paul earned his BA from Baylor University and his Master of Divinity and PhD from Southwestern Theological Seminary. Paul also served as university minister and a professor of theology at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama.

He and his wife, Denise, have two grown daughters and four grandsons.

About JIm

Jim Johnson is a cofounding and senior pastor of Preston Trail Community Church in Frisco, Texas.

A native of Midland, Texas, Jim earned his Master of Divinity degree from Southwestern Theological Seminary and his BA and PhD from Baylor University.

He and his wife, Robin, have three grown sons, a daughter-in-law, and three granddaughters.

Tweetable Thoughts

What do I tell my kids about drinking… about sex, about dinosaurs?

There’s a perception that parents had about me as a parent – they assumed that I was a much better parent than they were. -Gina McClain

“…if either of us try to play Father, Son or Spirit our kid is going to be confused.” @PaulBasden

“Wear the hat of a parent, not the hat of a pastor, or a pastor’s wife, not the hat of God.” @PaulBasden #toughstuffparenting

What do you do when your kid is addicted to porn? Jim Johnson says, “Parents, don’t panic and panic.” #toughstuffparenting

“Justice isn’t just doing the right things, it’s making wrong things right.” Jim Johnson #toughstuffparenting #racism

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Tough Stuff Parenting

Discussing difficult topics with kids has never been easy, but in today’s world, it’s more difficult than ever. Gay marriage, terrorist attacks, pornography, police shootings, and yes, sex, are just some of the complex issues children will encounter in our current culture. When your child asks questions, will you have answers?

Tough Stuff Parenting will equip you to have thoughtful, age-appropriate conversations with your child.

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