47. How Do We Train the Alpha Generation? (part 2), with Janine McNally

In what ways is culture dictating your parenting... or is it? Janine McNally has studied this topic and especially for the Alpha Generation. Tune in to find out who the Alpha Generation is and how they are affected by our today's culture. Find out how you can approach the many questions that parents have today on this topic! Join Janine and Laurie in this discussion of the Alpha Generation.

00:00  Introduction
01:58  Are parents fearful today?
02:48  Helicopter and tiger parents
04:58  The challenge for today's church
06:06  The need for the parents to direct toward the Lord 
08:13  The need for a foundational mind-shift
09:32  The problem of social media and solutions
13:03  More solutions for communication
15:23  Hazards of screens over communication- (phones, computers, and tv)
16:34  Finding hope
17:09  Closing comments

This is the second of multiple interview segments with Janine McNally. Janine is a doctoral student and is releasing her first book, WhenYou See Fireflies in May 2023, which is about the ministry and parenting of the Alpha Generation. You can find out more about Janine and her ministries at Grace4Kidz.org.

As always, please contact me at [email protected] with any needs or questions you might have regarding parenting or faith. You can find more information about my ministries at KidStrength4Life.com.

And always, remember to rest in the Lord this week!