Author(s): Reggie Joiner
When parents work in tandem with the faith community to raise their children, they increase their parenting capacity exponentially.Most parents have so many demands on their time that they can't be the kind of parent they desire to be. They need to know the Orange Factor: Two "combined" influences will make a greater impact on kids than just two influences. And it's true. Parents who partner with the faith community are the best way to bring the next generation into the family of God-and keep them there.
Reggie Joiner is the founder and DEO of the reThink Group. He is the author of "Think Orange, The Orange Leader Handbook, " and coauthor of "7 Practices of Effecitve Ministry."Carey Nieuwhof is the lead pastor of Connexus Community Church with campuses in Barrie and Orillia, Ontario. Before moving into full-time ministry, he worked in law and broadcasting.