Parent Resources

CURRENT SERIES for Students in grades 6-12

Pro Tip

Have you ever searched YouTube for advice on how to do…anything? If you have, you know exactly how helpful a pro tip can be. In this series, we’re going to look to one of the wisest people ever to live for some pro tips about life. We’ll spend a few weeks in the book of Proverbs, discovering the one thing that can make us better at everything. In the end, students will learn how to develop the wisdom it takes to be better at life now and in the future.


January 8th, 2023

  • Read: Proverbs 1:1-7
  • Bottom Line this week: Wisdom is the one thing that makes you better at everything.
  • Discuss with your student: What are some ways you are hoping to gain wisdom this year?
  • Pray: For wisdom for your family to start 2023.

January 15th, 2023

  • Read: Proverbs 3:5-6
  • Bottom line this week: Trusting God is a Pro Move.
  • Discuss with your student: As your teen starts their day, point out a recent choice they made that showed wisdom. Let them know you are proud of them.
  • Pray: That your family will trust God with something that your family is dealing with right now. Be specific and ask God to show you ways you can trust Him.

January 22nd, 2023

  • Read: Proverbs 22:1; Proverbs 10:9
  • Bottom Line this week: The decisions no one sees build the reputation everyone remembers.
  • Discuss with your student: Have everyone answer this question; “What is the wisest thing anyone has said to you? And how have you applied that wisdom?”
  • Pray: Take time to pray for opportunities to gain wisdom from someone this week. Pray that God will bring people in your child’s life that will build them up and point them in the right direction.

January 29th, 2023

  • Read: Proverbs 15:1
  • Bottom Line this week: If you want to be heard, use gentle words.
  • Discuss with your student: How have you seen words hurt people around you? And then on the other side, how have you seen words used to help lift people up?
  • Pray: For the right words to use when leading your family. Ask God to bring the gentle words you need as you encourage each other daily.


Series Memory Verse: “Trust God from the bottom of your heart; don’t try to figure out everything on your own. Listen for God’s voice in everything you do, everywhere you go; he’s the one who will keep you on track.” Proverbs 3:5-6, MSG

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