MPF 272: Disciplining Children without Shame

For a child to learn how to love, they need to first be loved.

Key Takeaways

  • We need to parent the way God fathers us, free of emotion and manipulation

  • Discipline starts with relationship because its all about forming their hearts.

  • We need to teach children how to repair and restore relationships when they do the wrong thing. 


Couple Discussion Questions

  1. In our childhoods have we experienced shame from our parents or those in authority?  How did that make me feel?

  2. Do we imitate those behaviors in our parenting?

  3. How can we reflect God the Father more in our formation of our children?

  4. Consider one of your children in need of formation.  What is the best way to reach their heart?