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Registration for the Parenting at IBC Conference is NOW OPEN!

Moms and dads with children of all ages and stages are invited to join us for the 2013 Parenting at IBC Conference on Saturday, September 21, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm, at Irving Bible Church.

The theme for this year’s conference is Parenting for Real. The year’s conference will feature Leslie Leyland Fields, mom, speaker, and author of Parenting Is Your Highest Calling: And Eight Other Myths That Trap Us in Worry and Guilt. You can read more about Leslie in August Chatter or at her blog. The conference will also provide the opportunity to attend two breakout sessions.

On Friday, September 20, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm, at Irving Bible Church, all women are invited to join us for a lighthearted and fun Mom’s Only night. Leslie Fields will share a talk entitled Get Real: The Truth About Being a Successful Mom. Leslie will candidly share about the myths behind what it means to be a successful mom, while moms enjoy special desserts in the company of like-minded moms. No registration is required for the Friday night event.

For more information, contact Mary Ann at mconnor@irvingbible.org.

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Who We Are: Parenting at IBC Guiding Principles

Rooted in Truth — Because God’s Word is living and true, we value parenting that is rooted in Biblical truth.

Centered on Grace — Because God’s heart is gracious, we value parenting that centers on grace rather than performance.

Focused on Relationship — Because true life change happens in the context of relationship, we value parenting that gives priority to relationships above rules and conformity.

Grounded in Love — Because strategies alone focus only on situations and behaviors, we value parenting grounded in lasting principles that reflect the love of God.

Lived with Authenticity — Because hypocrisy is the opposite of truthfulness, we value parenting that models transparency, humility and authenticity.

Called to Serve — Because we are called to share the love of Christ, we value parenting that equips children and parents to serve others.