Dad's Irreplaceable Role by Phil Downer
This is a practical and biblical session on the father's role in training the homeschool family and leading the home. Dad needs to be engaged in instructing, but also in building strong character and strong relationships. He is called to be a strong leader and yet at the same time to be gentle and humble. He is not just a coach, but God’s player-coach. And one of the most powerful secrets of how Dad can be all these things is to start by being a three-letter word: Fun!
Resolving Family Conflicts in Truth and Love by Phil Downer
Learn the do’s and dont's of how to bring up and deal with the smoldering issues, keep difficult discussions from escalating, work through the toughest issues, and change negative patterns of interaction to positive ones. It is imperative that we don’t merely teach our children, but that we work through and resolve old hurts and resentments that can undermine our efforts to grow them into godly leaders. This powerful workshop is designed to help you build relationships that are closer than ever before.
Teaching Your Children How To Work With Godly Discipline by Phil Downer
More than ever, children are coming of age without the basic training necessary to be men and women of diligence, determination, follow-through, and excellence. This session is packed with practical stories, ideas, methods, and strategies for raising up your children to beat the curve, counter the culture, and do all things as unto the Lord.
The Homeschool Marriage - From Surviving To Thriving by Phil Downer
Every day, the homeschool marriage experiences high levels of stress, a frantic pace of life, and competing priorities which work to pull it apart at the seams. If all these forces are carefully dealt with, however, the result can be a marriage and family that is not only surviving, but truly thriving. This workshop deals with planning, communication, teamwork, and the primary obstacles that threaten to rob your marriage and family of relational harmony, peace of mind, and fruitfulness.
Keys To Godly Discipline by Phil Downer
Every one of our children presented unique discipline challenges—and some of them were masters at turning our home into World War III! This session is packed with life stories, practical advice, problem-solving skills for your most difficult discipline problems, and most importantly, how to shape the behavior of your child without losing your child’s heart.
Leaving A Godly Legacy: Discipling Your Children by Phil Downer
It is the passion and prayer of every loving parent’s heart, but what does it take to build the authentic relationships with our children necessary for them to become a lasting, living legacy? This session is dedicated to exactly that question, and to sending you away with a toolbox packed-full with the everyday ideas, strategies, activities, and methods for being a fun parent, building strong relationships with your kids, and raising them to faithfully live for the glory of God and the good of others.
Healing Wounds In A Family Between Generations by Phil Downer
All too many homeschool families struggle along alone and discouraged with the hurt and wounds that come from anger, controlling relationships, rejection, fear, insecurity, and relational brokenness. That’s our family’s story as well. This session confronts these issues head-on. We share from our experiences, struggles, and failures how God wants to equip each of us to engage and heal the brokenness of our lives between generations, which will enable our children to break free of the negative multi-generational patterns of belief and behavior that were passed down to us.