Navigating Your Child's Education: Grades 6-8

Rich Nathan

Rich is the founding pastor of Vineyard Columbus. Prior to becoming the church's first senior pastor, Rich taught business law at The Ohio State University for five years. He is a popular national and international conference speaker, as well as the author of three books and many articles on faith and leadership. He and his wife Marlene have two children and six grandchildren.
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Teaching Our Kids to RESIST

By Rich Nathan on Feb 13, 2020 9:00 PM

Followers of Jesus are called to radical non-conformity to the culture around us. Romans 12:1-2 says, “Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship. 2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.”

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Is Fear Shaping Our Kids?

By Rich Nathan on Feb 6, 2020 9:00 PM

My wife Marlene and I are raising a 17-year-old. She’s a member of Generation Z (anyone born between 1997-2012, 7-22 years old). As I’ve observed her, her friends, her generation, it’s clear to me that Gen Zers share some common experiences and traits, and suffer under cultural pressures unique to this time in history. As parents and grandparents raising young people in Generation Z, it’s crucial to understand what distinguishes this generation so that we can equip ourselves and our young people to withstand the pressures we all face.

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