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'Parenting in a Media-Filled World' Sept. 10 at Northside Church of Christ
By Northside Church of Christ
Sep 10, 2017
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Bonham Sexting. Cyberbullying. Online predators. None of those dangers even existed a generation ago, yet today parents must constantly wrestle with the influence and consequences of ever-present media that seems to know no boundaries.

Sunday, September 10 will be Northside Church of Christ's Annual Friends Day and this year's featured speaker, Delton McGuire, will tackle this subject with a very timely presentation, "Parenting in a Media-Filled World."

You and your family are invited to attend.

Mr. McGuire received a B.A. Mass Communication/Journalism from Oklahoma Christian University and his M.A. Communication from Stephen F. Austin State University.

He and his wife, Valerie, have worked with children and families in Christian child care and education for more than 26 years. McGuire's experiences include preaching ministry, therapeutic foster care, and teaching at the collegiate level.  In graduate school he specialized in media effects, which laid the foundation for these presentations.

For more information, call 903-583-3484 or visit http://www.thenorthsidechurch.com/ 

Bible Class and Worship, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. respectively?

Northside Church of Christ is located at 2020 North Center Street in Bonham. 

Part 1:           Bible Class Period 

Social Media and Media Convergence

       What are the various social media channels?

       Watching out for our children: sexting, cyberbullying, and online predators.

       How to prevent dangerous situations.

  Part 2:  Worship Period Sermon
(all from a Biblical perspective) 

Characteristics of a well-functioning Christian family

       How to show appreciation and communicate well.

       Spending time together and committing to family life.

       Being a family of faith, helping you face crises.  

 

Part 3:           2:00 p.m. Session

{immediately following lunch}

Electronic Battlefields: Your Child and Television

       Just how much do we and our children watch?

       What are the proven effects of too much TV?

What are the best real-life methods to reduce harm to my children?