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Friday, November 18 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Surviving as a Youth Worker and a Parent

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It's difficult to be a great parent and a great youth worker. Bible study prep often wins over helping with homework, and family meals can get lost amidst church dinners. What do you do when you’re a jerk to your family and you have to teach a Bible study in three hours? What do you do when you plan a lock-in but your own kid doesn’t want to attend? How do manage your kid when he or she refuses to interact with other teens in youth group? What do you do if you realize you have deeper conversations with teens in your church than you do with your own children? There are certainly no easy answers, but this seminar will offer real-life ideas and strategies for sorting out the issues we face when we’re youth workers and our own kids attend our youth ministries.

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Tim Baker

Tim Baker has been a youth worker for nearly 30 years. He’s the editor of YouthWorker Journal and the author of more than twenty books for teens and youth workers. Tim’s the parish administrator and a youth worker at Trinity Episcopal Church in Longview, Texas. He’s the father... Read More →

Friday November 18, 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm EST
Room 237