The purpose of this seminar is to focus on the gospel as the most important power in parenting. It is not the parents—their efforts, prayers, hopes, dreams—that ultimately ought to shape parenting. Instead, it is the gospel of Jesus Christ. This is the power that needs to be at the center of all we are, all we do, as parents. And this is exactly what our friend Bill Farley is eager to help us see. In this seminar, Bill will show us how to apply the gospel to every aspect of parenting and, further, how the gospel is really foundational in all that we do as parents. We cannot effectively teach or discipline or care for our children if we ignore the gospel.
So please join us (whether you’re seasoned parents, brand new parents, or hope to be parents someday) for this opportunity to learn how the gospel shapes and transforms parenting.
Bill Farley is the Senior Pastor of Grace Christian Fellowship, a church he planted in 2002 in Spokane, Washington. He has been married to his best friend, Judy, since 1971. Bill spent 25 years in the business world before turning to full time pastoral ministy and writing. Bill’s writing has appeared in a number of publications including Reformation 21, The Journal of Biblical Counseling, Enrichment Journal, Discipleship Journal and Focus on the Family. Bill is the author of Gospel-Powered Parenting and Gospel-Powered Humility. His first love is preaching God’s Word and pastoring.
Friday, April 26
7:00 p.m. Opening/Worship
7:20 Session 1: The Gospel and Parenting (followed by Q&A)
8:30 Session 2: The First Principle of Parenting (followed by Q&A)
Saturday, April 27
8:30-9 a.m. Refreshments/Fellowship
9:15 Session 3: Men and Women Breakouts (women with Judy)
10:30 Session 4: The Discipline of the Lord (followed by Q&A)
11:30 Lunch on your own
1:00 p.m. Session 5: The Affection of the Lord (followed by Q&A)
Seminar audio can be found here.