Many of our programs are not overtly spiritual in nature, but we made a costly decision to ensure that our parenting program would be Christian in its orientation. We had the opportunity to receive $5000 in state funding to teach a traditional Nurturing Parenting class, but after much prayer we decided to forego this money in favor of Nurturing God's Way. Based on the results so far, we couldn't be more pleased!
One mother who is attending our 17-week class said, 'I love this class! I came in all upset, and I'm leaving with a feeling of self-worth.'
At the beginning of each set of classes, the participants are asked what they think it means to be a godly parent. They typically turn in a blank sheet of paper or have little to say. At the end of the class, however, their vision of themselves and their families has been transformed.