Home » Archive

Articles in the Headline Category

Family, Headline, Spirituality »

[25 Nov 2015 | | ]
Forgiveness Can Heal A Broken Heart

TweetShareForgive
 (Genesis 50:15-20, 1 Kings 8:50, Matthew 6:14-15, Mark 11:25, Luke 17:3-2)
Devotional: by Billy J  Strawter, Sr.
 Points to Ponder

 You must let go of the bitterness you have in your heart toward those who have hurt you (Genesis 50:15-17).
Do not hold grudges against those that are jealous of you but forgive them and you will have joy in your life (Genesis 50:18-20)
You must forgive people who sin against you just like you expect God to forgive you (1 King 8:50).
If you don’t forgive people who violated your trust, God will not forgive …

Family, Headline, Spirituality »

[22 Aug 2015 | | ]

TweetShareDevotional:  1 King 19:1-18
Have you every been in the midst of a storm and felt nothing but hopelessness. You are not alone and I hope and pray you will be encouraged by this devotional.  You must always trust God while you are in the midst of your storm.
Points to Ponder

Sometimes an un-expected storm will come in our lives (1King 19:1-2).
There may be a time when the storm (hopelessness, stress, depression, self-doubt) of life will get the best of us (1 King 19:3-4).
God will provide spiritual nourishments during the storm in our …

Headline, Parenting »

[2 Aug 2013 | | ]

TweetShareI decided to update this post because of a conversation I had with someone regarding a rebellious child. Many times a child behavior is a reflection of issues parents are facing in their relationship.  Parents that are arguing significantly and fighting in the presence of the child will pass their negative behavior onto their children. It very important for parents to understand their contribution to the child or children negative behavior. Parents should immediately begin to address their personal problems which will help address the child’s negative behavior before it become too …

Headline, Parenting »

[9 Jan 2013 | | ]
Parents’ Propectives on What They Learned and Will do Differently After Their Expereince in A Life Skills Workshop

TweetShareThis article describes how parents felt after attending a life skills workshop. They shared their perspectives on changes they needed to make in regard to their relationship with their children. or especially the teenager.  Hopefully, this information will be absolutely beneficial as you work to bring stability to your household.  Every family is unique but faces similar issues. How you respond to those issues can lead to a fantastic outcome or a night mare. It’s up to you to make the right choice regardless of your situation. The parents that attended …

Family, Headline, Parenting »

[28 Dec 2012 | | ]
Parents Are Valuing Life Skills Strategies To Help Raise Their Children

TweetShareParents Are Valuing Life Skills Strategies To Help Raise Their Children
Listed below are comments from parents that attended a life skills workshop. We will continue to share with you parents perspectives on the values of attending a life skills workshop. We believe that our articles should contain information that reflects the challenges parents are facing with their children, especially parents with teenagers. 
Shawn’s Testimonial
“As a parent, I will work on listening to my children. I will work on yelling less to not at all. It was encouraging hearing suggestions in the …

Headline, Teens »

[23 Dec 2012 | | ]
Teenagers Share What They Learned To Do Differently After Attending An Anger Management Class

TweetShareHere are comments from teenagers that attended the Keys to Success Anger Management Class. It’s always amazing to me how teenagers know what they need to do but often times ignore making the right choices. I haven’t met many teenagers who don’t sincerely regret the wrong choices they have made.  It’s our responsibility to forgive them and help to do better in the future.

What did you learn from the Anger Management Class?
 

I learned easier ways to handle situations, how to control your attitude and actions and to have a positive …

Headline, Parenting »

[18 Oct 2012 | | ]
Mistakes Parents Made with Their Children through Their Adolescence Years

TweetShareMistakes Parents Made with Their Children through Their Adolescence Years
Parents, have you ever made mistakes with your children and wished you had handled the situations differently? I personally don’t know of a single parent that hasn’t made mistakes with their children.  I have counseled parents that deliberately hurt their children because of their own negative experiences during childhood. One thing I do know is that you can’t take back the mistakes but you can learn from them and make better choices in the future.  I encourage mothers and fathers to …

Headline, Parenting »

[12 Oct 2012 | | ]
Parenting Advice Help Parents to Improve Their Parenting Skills

TweetShareParenting Advice Help Parents to Improve Their Parenting Skills
Video:Parents and Teens Invest Wisely in Your Brain
Parents are constantly bombarded with opportunities to raise their children to become responsible adolescents and adults. However, fathers and mothers can’t escape the prospect of facing a rebellious child. There always seems to be one person within the family that creates more problems than the rest of the children if parents have more than one child. Sometimes hopelessness invades the mind of parents when the child’s behavior is chronic. Parents, you are not facing this …

Headline, Relationship, Teens »

[2 Oct 2012 | | ]
Teenagers’ Reflections on What They Like About Their Teachers

TweetShareTeenagers’ Reflections on What They Like About Their Teachers
Adolescences seem to have a variety of opinions relative to their experiences with teachers. This article focuses on the positive experiences teens’ encountered with their teachers.  Teachers play an important part of teens’ lives and teachers have a great influence on teens’ lives in positive and negative manners. It’s critical for teachers to invest words of encouragement instead of discouragement in teens’ lives. Teachers are great assets to teens, society, and should never neglect to build a strong professional relationship with their …

Headline, Spirituality, Teens »

[29 Sep 2012 | | ]
Touching the Hearts of Teenagers

TweetShareTouching the Hearts of Teenagers
 Listed below is a true story about an interaction I had with teenagers in a Juvenile Detention Center. I had an opportunity to volunteer my time in a Juvenile Detention Center for 22 years. Working with troubled teenagers changed my career.  Now, I am working with parents, teens, teachers and youth workers to provide strategies to connect with teenagers in the 21st century. Listed below is a story taken from my book Behind the Eyes of Juvenile Delinquents. 
How quickly a heart can be touched
I had an …