Important Content for Family Formation: Raising Disciples (Part 3)

Faith is something that is meant to be lived more than one hour a week. As parents it is essential that we show our children what it looks like to truly live the faith at every moment. How do you do that? Jeff Cavins offers his advice on how to keep the faith alive in your family and not let it get stagnant.

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Our children need to know that they can trust in God.


Scripture References

“As he walked by the Sea of Galilee, he saw two brothers, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew, his brother, casting a net into the sea, for they were fishermen. And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.” (Matt 4:18-19).

“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me; for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls” (Matt 11:28-29).

“I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me; and the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me” (Gal 2:20).

Aspects of discipleship to cultivate in your family!

1. Pray

Lectio Divina
Prayers of the Church
Prayers from the heart
Psalms: The School of Prayer

2. Read the Bible

Bible in A Year
Unlocking The Mystery of the Bible
The Bible Timeline: The Story of Salvation
The Bible Timeline Chart
The Great Adventure Bible
God’s Plan in Scripture for Kids

3. Receive the Sacraments

4. Learn to Share the Kerygma
  1. God loves you and has a plan for your life. 
  2. Sin will destroy you. 
  3. Christ Jesus died to save you. 
  4. Repent and believe the Gospel. 
  5. Be Baptized and receive the Holy Spirit. 
  6. Abide in Christ and his body, the Church. 
  7. Go make disciples. 
  8. Covenant Relationship

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