General Resources for Parents
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The Restoration Project is all about equipping men with resources for intentional fatherhood and brotherhood, understanding the important role of Godly men in raising up the younger generations.
Resources related to Smartphones and other Devices
Whether your kids are getting ready to have their first phone, or have had one for years, this is an excellent practical guide that applies Biblical principals and a wealth of know-how to help your family form and maintain healthy standards and safeguards. These are from the guys at Axis (see above). It's a proven winner, full of well-articulated reasoning and plans that anybody can implement at any time.
A comprehensive website with information on internet safety, including "how-to" guides for devices, recommended software, and more. These guides will help you know how to set time-limits and content restrictions on your devices.
Bark.us is the most highly recommended monitoring service for parents. It uses advanced technology to monitor text messages and an abundance of social media apps as well, including Snapchat. Bark reviews interactions and sets notifications about high-risk activity. It saves your time by not making you pore through text logs, allows some level of "privacy" for your teen, but is effective in identifying danger. Bark.us has been credited with preventing 16 school shootings. Find a plan for $14/month or $99/year.
Grieving Children & Teens
If you have a teen in your life that is experiencing grief due to loss of a loved one or a significant life change, we have resources and trained individuals that can help you. Find out more information and teen-specific resources by contacting Pastor Bennett Briles or completing the form at the page linked above.