Different Children, Different Needs
Biblical parenting involves encouraging, exhorting, and empathizing with children according to their unique needs and character. This re-release of Different Children, Different Needs clarifies what the Bible means when it commands us to "train up a child in the way...
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Biblical parenting involves encouraging, exhorting, and empathizing with children according to their unique needs and character. This re-release of Different Children, Different Needs clarifies what the Bible means when it commands us to "train up a child in the way he should go" (Proverbs 22:6). It teaches moms and dads how to understand the personality God has given each of their children and how to tailor their parenting styles to meet their children's needs. Pastor Charles Boyd uses the popular DISC personality assessment model to help parents better recognize, accept, and appreciate their kids' temperaments.
IF ONLY YOUR PARENTS HAD READ THIS BOOK...
Do you know whether your child is determined, influencing, soft-hearted, or conscientious?
The key to effective parenting is knowing what motivates your child.
The information and tools provided in Different Children, Different Needs will take the mystery out of the way you interact with each other. You'll begin to realize things you never understood about the best way to relate to each unique son or daughter.
Your children will come to realize how God has designed and gifted them, growing in confidence and finding a sense of belonging. And you'll enjoy the fulfilling parenting experience you've always wished for.
Story Behind the Book
Based on the biblical teaching of Proverbs 22:6, the principles in this book can become the backbone for everything you do as a parent. If you don't practice the "big picture" principle presented in Different Children, Different Needs , your kids will be negatively affected. But if you take Proverbs 22:6 seriously and seek to apply what you find in this book, your children will come to understand how God has designed and gifted them. They will grow to have both a sense of confidence and a sense of belonging. Just when you master the art of parenting one child, here comes another-and they're "different as night and day." You must learn how to tailor your own unique parenting style to meet your children's special needs more effectively.
This simple resource helps you understand, accept, appreciate, and enjoy your children…and their God-given temperaments.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Charles F. Boyd (DMin. Gordon Conwell) is teaching pastor at Southside Baptist Church in Greenville, South Carolina. He has pastored churches in Georgia, Texas, Arkansas, and South Carolina. He and his wife, Karen, have three children. His books include Different Children, Different Needs, What God Has Always Wanted and Mirror, Mirror.
Robert A. Rohm, Ph.D. is a popular keynote speaker, author and corporate trainer recognised for his expertise in team building and human behavior. He uses a highly engaging combination of humor and illustrations to educate, motivate and train his audience.
Since earning his Ph.D. at the University of North Texas in Higher Education Administration and Counseling, he has conducted seminars and training for audiences as large as 70,000 people and as small as 2. He has shared the platform with other great speakers like Zig Ziglar, Les Brown, President George Bush, Rush Limbaugh, Charlie "Tremendous" Jones, Peter Lowe and Lou Holtz; as well as celebrities including Joe Theisman, Johnny Cash, Tricia Yearwood, Glen Campbell, Howie Mandel, Miss America Heather Whitestone and Dionne Warwick.
Dr. Rohm has authored or coauthored several books including "Positive Personality Profiles", "Who Do You Think You Are Anyway?", and "You've Got Style". Dr. Rohm is founder and president of Personality Insights, Inc. in Atlanta, Georgia. This company offers a wide range of resources that provide clarity with practical application for daily living.
"DAVID BOEHI " is a senior editor at FamilyLife and editor of the HomeBuilders Couples Series.? He is a gradutate of the University of Missouri jounalism school and has served with campus Crusade for Christ since 1976 and FamilyLife since 1988.? He and his wife, Merry, have two married daughters and live in Little Rock. Ark. "