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Teaching Young Kids About Scripture
Join host Elizabeth Urbanowicz in this episode of the Foundation Worldview Podcast as she addresses the question: how to help younger kids, seven and under, understand passages of scripture. Through examples and strategies, Elizabeth explores how to guide children in developing a firm understanding of the biblical worldview.
Are Kids Vulnerable When We Protect Them from Pornography?
Today's question says, "By protecting our kids from pornography, are we putting them in danger of being too easily aroused? Most people who consume tons of media today are somewhat desensitized to the porn that pervades all of society. If we hide these things from our kids, do we increase the allure when they finally do see it?"
June 2023 Book Club Recommendations
Foundation Book Club's recommended books and discussion questions for June 2023.
Is Magic Real Or Not?
How should a parent respond when their child's friends claim to practice witchcraft or magic? This episode of the Foundation Worldview Podcast, with host Elizabeth Urbanowicz, explores how parents can use a biblical worldview to guide their children in understanding and responding to such situations. She discusses the importance of teaching children not only about what the Bible says about witchcraft and magic but also about how to apply these teachings in real-world situations.
Exposing Kids to Fairy Tale Romance
Today's question says, "Is there a connection between introducing romance, even innocent romance, in movies and books at a young age, ie Disney animated movies, et cetera, and a child's interest in romantic relationships, dating, sex, or porn?"
The Role of Grandparents in Discipleship
In this episode of the Foundation Worldview Podcast, host Elizabeth Urbanowicz tackles a challenging question: how can parents encourage grandparents to partake in the spiritual development of their children, especially when their views differ?
Explaining Mature Themes in the Bible to Kids
In this episode of the Foundation Worldview podcast, host Elizabeth Urbanowicz tackles a complex and delicate question from a parent seeking guidance on explaining the concept of prostitution or harlotry, as seen in the Old Testament, particularly in minor prophets like Hosea, to children aged between four and ten.
Responding to a Child's Spiritual Apathy
In this episode, our host Elizabeth Urbanowicz grapples with the challenging question of how to engage a child who is increasingly disinterested in the things of God. How can we cultivate our child's affection toward God? Don't miss this episode on how to respond to a hard-hearted child.
Teaching Kids Moral Lessons in the Bible
In this episode of the Foundation Worldview podcast, host Elizabeth Urbanowicz explores the challenge Christian parents often face: balancing the teaching of correct study of scripture and teaching moral lessons from the Bible. She offers unique insights into how the Bible should be used as a tool for understanding God's revelation rather than just correcting behavior.
How To Talk To Kids About Porn
In this episode of the Foundation Worldview Podcast, host Elizabeth Urbanowicz discusses the crucial topic of when and how to start talking about pornography with our kids. The episode covers important aspects such as being proactive in addressing the issue, understanding what children are exposed to, and building a positive biblical foundation for human dignity and God's design for sex and sexuality.
Why Does God Allow Suffering?
In this episode, host Elizabeth Urbanowicz dives into a deeply important question: how can a good and loving God allow suffering? This is a question that has been asked throughout history, and Elizabeth explores how to best teach our children to have a healthy theology of suffering. With practical advice and valuable resources, this episode will help you prepare your children to navigate a world full of suffering with a solid biblical foundation.
When is a Child Ready for Baptism?
In this episode of the Foundation Worldview Podcast, we discuss the contentious topic of baptism and how to know when a child is ready for it. We also explore how to handle family animosity that may arise from differing views on baptism. Tune in as we dive into understanding the differences between infant baptism and believers' baptism and provide advice on how to approach this sensitive issue with wisdom and grace.
Teaching Kids About Slang Words for Sex & Sexuality
In this episode of the Foundation Worldview Podcast, host Elizabeth Urbanowicz discusses whether and when to teach children about slang words related to sex and sexuality. As parents, should we be the ones who introduce these terms? Elizabeth shares her insights on age-appropriate discussions and the importance of building a positive biblical theology of sex and sexuality before our children are exposed to deviations from God's good design.
May 2023 Book Club Recommendations
Foundation Book Club's recommended books and discussion questions for May 2023.
Why Orange Curriculum is Bad
In this eye-opening podcast episode, Elizabeth Urbanowicz analyzes the effectiveness of the popular Orange Curriculum and discusses the pitfalls of proof-texting moral lessons. We'll even look at scripture-based alternatives to Orange Curriculum. Don't miss this essential conversation on transforming kids' ministry for the better!
Talking to Kids About Issues Like Yoga and Meditation
In today's episode, host Elizabeth Urbanowicz addresses a common question: "How do we talk with our kids about borderline things like yoga and meditation?" Tune in to learn how to distinguish between essential Christian doctrines and personal convictions, why it's crucial to root our beliefs in scripture, and how to navigate discussions about potentially controversial practices within the Christian community.
Is The Jesus Storybook Bible Theologically Accurate?
Is The Jesus Storybook Bible accurate or does it wander into heresy? In this episode, Elizabeth Urbanowicz reviews the popular children's storybook bible that is used in many homes, churches, and Christian schools worldwide. Learn about the book's engaging illustrations, accessible language, and cohesive representation of the biblical narrative, while also uncovering potential concerns.
How to Parent a Strong Willed Child
Today's question says, "how do I navigate maintaining a positive relationship with a strong-willed type A daughter? We have a tendency to butt heads and she tends to push the envelope and negotiate everything to her terms."