Are You a “Secret” Parent?

Your weekly roundup :: May 20 – 24

As you head into your weekend, here are a few articles from the past week we thought you might enjoy.


When Anxiety Becomes an Identity, Not Just a Feeling

How do we avoid anxiety becoming part of our identity? We talk to Dr. Deb Gorton, a licensed clinical psychologist, who helps us understand what we can do to avoid this.

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Listen to Episode 8 now!

All of us will have an “off” day here and there, but what do you do when those days turn into weeks or months? Dr. Deb Gorton, licensed clinical psychologist, shares her expertise on mental health and mental illness, and dives into how the church can better support those within their congregation who are dealing with mental illness. Hosted by Jordan Johnstone.


Our work, love, pray favorites

End the Plague of Secret Parenting

Emily Oster with The Atlantic shares why she encourages parents to discuss their children in the workplace.

7 Things to Do When You’ve Blown It (Again) with Your Kids

William P. Smith with The Gospel Coalition comforts parents who feel they’ve failed their children by giving into their emotion in the moment.

What Does Spiritual Growth Actually Look Like?

Tyler Edwards with Relevant Magazine lists 10 ways to know if you’re maturing spiritually.

Listen to the latest Mentoring Monday radio show!

Listen to the latest episode of Mentoring Monday, featuring Kim Vastine!


4word: Local Group Events

Take a look at these upcoming 4word: Local Group event dates and see which one(s) you can attend. We’d love to see you there!

For details on these events, please visit our 4word Events page.