Prayer is the greatest and most essential weapon we have to fight the spiritual battle for and with our prodigal child. Laine Lawson Craft shares four ways to initiate prayer together so we can join forces in the Spirit and pray for our prodigal children to return home.
We’ve all heard the term “prodigal child,” and there’s even a popular show called “Prodigal son.” But what exactly constitutes a prodigal child? And perhaps even more important than semantics, how do we win back a prodigal child, teen, or young adult? In this episode, I talk with Laine Lawson Craft about a battle plan to win back a prodigal child, teen, or young adult.
As a mother, watching your children make choices or decisions that aren’t in alignment with all you’ve taught them or who you raised them to be can bring such heart ache. In reading through scripture, it strikes me that all our Biblical heroes have strayed or missed the mark at one time or another. Some prior to knowing the Lord and others who knew Him. There is hope for the prodigal because we have all been a wanderer at one time or another. Our kids are no different. Lori Wildenberg shares 10 hope-filled responses when you love a prodigal.
Lori Wildenberg and I talk about hope for parents who have a prodigal child or whose child is making decisions we wouldn’t wish for them. We have a vision of where we hope our children will go and how we hope they will follow the Lord. We hope they live a life that is God’s best for them. What do you do when the person you love, a sibling, or child has stepped off the expected path? Lori shares how to build a bridge and keep connections going in the midst of a prodigal situation.
Parents of a prodigal child often suffer much pain and heartache through their experience and long for hope. My friend, Judy Slegh, learned how to treat her prodigal child so that she could rediscover the jewel in him. Her efforts were successful. She shares the life-changing process the Holy Spirit led her through in today’s post.