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This Cultural Moment: Parenting Today with Deborah Porter

We’ve been talking about what it means to live in “this cultural moment” as a follower of Jesus. No wonder the topic of parenting has popped up in this series a number of times. This episode is dedicated to how we as parents navigate decisions and conversations when cultural norms conflict with our own values. Can anybody relate?

We are thrilled to bring you Deborah Porter, the Ultimate Mom Coach, as we talk through social media, expectations of perfection, family non-negotiables, and difficult conversations. Deborah’s wisdom soaks through in every word. She reminds us to approach our own views and our kids’ opinions with humility, encourages us to ask for forgiveness when we’ve made mistakes, and to keep offering our children love as they navigate this world.

Our faith is about reconciliation with our heavenly father. Our parenting posture can mirror that spirit of welcoming home over and over. We know you’ll find this conversation to be helpful and hopeful as you guide the young people in your life to think through cultural norms, hot topics, and headlines. Deborah reminds us that we can’t control what our kids think, but we can teach them how to think as they face the world.

Connect with Deborah

On her website or Instagram

Listen to this episode

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A few things mentioned on the show

Curt Thompson interview

Jerry Sittser interview

The five love languages

Maverick City Worship, Wait on you

Deborah’s freebies

Things said

“Perfection was never the goal, love is the goal”

“We can’t tell them what to think, but we can teach them how to think.”

“God makes up the difference.”

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