Parenting Conference

Schedule and Breakouts

Parenting Conference 2017

Speaker: Barrett Johnson (I.N.F.O for Families)
Dates: October 15-16, 2017
Cost: FREE

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Main Sessions

Sunday Morning:
9:15a Generational Legacy
10:50a Turning Your Child’s Heart Towards God

Sunday Night:
4p Breakout Groups (*see topics below)

5p-8p Critical Conversations to Navigate Our Hyper-Sexualized Culture

  • How Culture Changed
  • Parents Role and Responsibility
  • Birds and Bees
  • Emotional Intimacy
  • Dating Issues
  • Pornography

Monday Night:
6:30p Raising a Pagan Kid in a Christian Home
7:30p Q&A

Breakout Topics

Faith Development and Conversations for Young Preschoolers (Birth-3 Years)
Speaker:  Pam Nicholson, Preschool Minister at The Heights

Providing resources for parents to recognize the phases of development in younger preschoolers and teaching parents how to incite wonder in their child so they will know God’s love and meet God’s family.

Parenting with 20/20 Vision (Grade School)
Presenter: Rhonda Brittain, Minister to Children at The Heights

Synopsis: If there were ever a time where parents needed vision and clarity, it is now. Vision is critical as we seek to turn our kids hearts toward God. Together let’s discover God’s vision for family; uncover your vision as a parent and begin to see with clarity how God can give you 20/20 vision.

Understanding Sexuality in a Sexually Confused World
Presenter:  Ricky Chelette.  Ricky is the Founder and Executive Director of Living Hope Ministries, a Christian ministry for sexual wholeness.

Synopsis:  Gain a deeper understanding into the complex world of sexuality, gender, and sexual expression and discover practical ways to assist your child in developing a healthy, biblical, sexuality.

Helping Your Child Navigate the Affects of Social Media
Presenter: Cathalina Dean, Professional Counselor with Dean Counseling & Associates

Synopsis:  “85% of parents with teenage children ages 13-17 report that their child has a social media profile.”  The goal is to bring awareness to what your teenager is communicating to their surrounding environments and the affects social media can have in shaping their lives.  We want to equip you to help answer the deeper questions your child is asking in their search to feel connected.

Esperanza para mi Familia – Recobrando la salud familiar en un mundo disfuncional. (Spanish Session)


Location: The Heights Baptist Church – 201 W. Renner Road, Richardson, TX 75080
Contact: Judy Elkins jelkins@theheights.org (972) 238-7243
Childcare: Register Here