Discipling Your Children Video Course Package

Discipling Your Children

A Rooted Family Discipleship Package – $60/year

This package includes four video courses, with 26 lessons total, on the spiritual and psychological development of children, discipleship practices for parents of young children, idolatry in parenting, and the law and gospel in parenting.

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  • Train Up a Child: The Spiritual and Psychological Development of Children

    Featuring Brent Bounds

  • Discipleship Practices for Parents of Young Children

    Featuring: Collin Hansen, Cameron Cole, and Tara Davis

  • Idolatry in Parenting

    Featuring Julie Sparkman

  • Law and Gospel in Parenting

    Featuring David Zahl and Gil Kracke 

    • Lesson 1: Commands and Conditions: A Quick Primer on the Law
    • Lesson 2: Promises and Proclamations: A Quick Primer on the Gospel
    • Lesson 3: Two Words, One God
    • Lesson 4: Parenting Your Actual Child, Not the Child You Imagine
    • Lesson 5: But What About Discipline?
    • Lesson 6: Justified by School Decals?: Parenting in Gospel Freedom
    • Lesson 7: Performancism in the Heart, Performancism in the Home
    • Lesson 8: Of Course You’re Going to Fail, and That’s Okay
    • Lesson 9: Law and Gospel in Parenting: Panel Discussion

Dr. Brent Bounds, Featured Speaker

Dr. Brent Bounds is a licensed clinical psychologist in New York City where he works with individuals, children and families. He also teaches courses on marriage and parenting at Redeemer Presbyterian Church. Brent received his M.A. in Biblical Studies and Biblical Counseling from Dallas Theological Seminary and his PhD in Clinical Psychology from Fordham University. He and his wife, Jenni have three boys.

Collin Hansen, Featured Speaker

Collin Hansen serves as vice president for content and editor in chief of The Gospel Coalition. He hosts the Gospelbound podcast and has written and contributed to many books, most recently Rediscover Church: Why the Body of Christ Is Essential and the forthcoming Timothy Keller: His Spiritual and Intellectual Formation. He has published with The New York Times and The Washington Post and offered commentary for CNN, Fox News, NPR, BBC, ABC News, and PBS NewsHour. He edited Our Secular Age: Ten Years of Reading and Applying Charles Taylor and The New City Catechism Devotionalamong other books. He is a member of Iron City Church in Birmingham, Alabama, and he is an adjunct professor at Beeson Divinity School, where he also co-chairs the advisory board.

Cameron Cole, Featured Speaker

Cameron Cole has been the Director of Youth Ministries for eighteen years at the Church of the Advent, and in January of 2016 his duties expanded to include Children, Youth, and Families. He is the founding chairman of Rooted Ministry, an organization that promotes gospel-centered youth ministry. He is the co-editor of “Gospel-Centered Youth Ministry: A Practice Guide” (Crossway, 2016). Cameron is the author of Therefore, I Have Hope: 12 Truths that Comfort, Sustain, and Redeem in Tragedy (Crossway, 2018), which won World Magazine’s 2018 Book of the Year (Accessible Theology) and was runner up for The Gospel Coalition’s Book of the Year (First-Time Author). He is also the co-editor of The Jesus I Wish I Knew in High School (New Growth Press) and the author of Heavenward: How Eternity Can Change Your Life on Earth (Crossway, 2024). Cameron is a cum laude graduate of Wake Forest University undergrad and summa cum laude graduate from Wake Forest with an M.A. in Education. He holds a Masters in Divinity from Reformed Theological Seminary.

Tara Davis, Featured Speaker

Tara is a native of Birmingham. She attended the University of Georgia, where she majored in early childhood education and also earned a masters in elementary education from UAB. She has ten years of teaching experience in North Carolina, Tennessee, and Alabama. In 2019, Tara was named Teacher of the Year at Crestline Elementary in Mountain Brook, Alabama. In the same year, she also won the Ann Pritchard Award for Excellence in Teaching, a distinction given to the top teacher in the Mountain Brook School System. In 2020, Tara joined the staff at Cathedral Church of the Advent and serves as the Director of Children’s Ministry and Nursery. Tara is married to Kyle and has two children, Hudson (8) and Reagan (5). 

Julie Sparkman, Featured Speaker

Julie Sparkman is the co-founder of Restore Counseling Ministries. She received her B.S. degree from University of Florida and her Masters degree in Counseling and Psychology from Troy University. She has been in private practice as a pastoral counselor since 1999. Julie is a frequent speaker and author of three video-teaching series: “Idol Addiction,” “Unhitching From the Crazy Train,” and “Six Weeks to Sane Thinking.” In addition, Julie co-hosts the podcast, Head to Heart – Connecting What You Know to How You Live, with Anna Nash.Julie and her husband Wes have been married over 30 years and have three children and two grandchildren.

David Zahl, Featured Speaker

David Zahl is the director of Mockingbird Ministries and editor-in-chief of the Mockingbird website. Born in New York City and brought up elsewhere, David graduated from Georgetown University in 2001, and then worked for several years as a youth minister in New England. In 2007 he founded Mockingbird in NYC. Today David and his wife Cate reside in Charlottesville, VA with their three boys, where David also serves on the staff of Christ Episcopal Church. He is the author of A Mess of Help: From the Crucified Soul of Rock N’ Roll and co-author of Law and Gospel: A Theology for Sinners (and Saints). His most recent book, Seculosity: How Career, Parenting, Technlogy, Food, Politics, and Romance Became Our New Religion and What To Do About It, appeared in 2019 from Fortress Press. Even after all these years, he’s still mourning the end of Calvin and Hobbes (and hoping that Morrissey and Marr will bury the hatchet). His favorite theologian is probably a cross between Johnny Cash, Flannery O’Connor and his brother Simeon.

Gil Kracke, Featured Speaker

Gil Kracke is the Director of Ministries and Programs at the Cathedral Church of the Advent in Birmingham, Alabama. He has received a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Trinity College at the University of Bristol (England), another in Counseling from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a Doctor of Ministry from Knox Theological Seminary. A licensed professional counselor, Gil also has the privilege of serving as the Director of Covenant Counseling and Education Center. He is married with two daughters. 

For a Sneak Peek at Rooted’s Family Discipleship Courses, watch here…

Delight In Reading Catechisms with Your Children – Collin Hansen
Talking to Your Kids About Sex – A Tone of Grace – Cameron Cole
The Gospel for Parenting Teenagers – David Zahl

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All 11 Family Discipleship Courses:

  • Discipleship Practices for Parents of Young Children
  • Discipleship Practices for Parents of Teenagers
  • Law & Gospel in Parenting
  • Shame & Grace in Parenting
  • Idolatry in parenting
  • Parenting Across Cultures
  • Gospel 101
  • Talking to your Child about Sex
  • Missions
  • Parenting and Pornography
  • Navigating Technology: Girls and Social Media, Boys and Video Games

Purchase for a discounted price of $175/year ($180/yr total value)

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All Youth Ministry & Family Discipleship Bundle

All 11 family Discipleship Courses listed to the left, plus 4 courses including 52 training videos for youth ministry staff and volunteers:

  • New to Youth Ministry Training
  • Head Pastor / Elder Training
  • Bible Study Leader Training
  • Youth Ministry Volunteer Training

Purchase for a discounted price of $250/year (a $275/yr total value)

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