Student Ministry Matters with Dan Carson & Chris Vines

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Episode 177 – Saying No to Parents in Your Ministry

Listen in as Dan Carson and Chris Vines talk about reasons to say “no” to the parents connected to your ministry. 
Reasons to Say No to Parents:

  1. When parents have wrong expectations.
  2. When a parent’s request interferes with the care of your own family.
  3. When a parent’s request goes against personal convictions.
  4. When a parent’s request conflicts with the mission and/or vision of the church.

Things to Keep In Mind When Saying No to a Parent:

  1. Be respectful.
  2. Show love.
  3. Communicate well.
  4. Don’t assume the worst outcome of the conversation.
  5. Trust the Holy Spirit as you walk through the conversation.


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