Apr 18, 2016
This week, the Parent Pastors tackle the issue of boundaries, how we communicate our boundaries to our churches, and why it’s important to our families to make sure we have solid boundaries in place.
Parenting Fail Segment
Manderson - Mild Concussion/Headache from Tickling Justus & Silas
Stout - Pastor fail: I called the SPR chair of my new church by the wrong name.
Bevil - Sophie got a tick. I tried to remove by force alone; Sophie did it herself with care!
Topic of the Week:
Setting Boundaries is important for both the individual, whether it’s the pastor, the pastor’s family, or the church member, and the church as a whole. It’s also important to make exceptions sometimes, because if we’re too boundaries focused, it can cause us to become walled off to our congregants. We want them to feel like friends, but friends with good boundaries.
Setting Time Boundaries:
Setting Expectation Boundaries:
How do we react when parishioners overstep our boundaries?
We discuss the kid's TV show, PJ Masks. Are these kids dreaming? Where are the adults!?
Pam Anderson calls in with a win!
Manderson - Justus praying at the dinner table when cousin was over. “Thanks Jesus for coming back to life at Easter time.”
Stout - Ruthie has started telling jokes, and she kind of understands it. She told a joke that made sense and was mildly funny, but then followed it up by telling all kinds of nonsensical absurdist jokes.
Bevil - Sophie, Emma, & the Toilet...