Parenting a teenager can be hard work. Phil is always available to help when things get hard or you just want a place to celebrate about your youth. His cell phone is 970-215-9041, text him, call him, send homing pigeons.

Here is a list of resources that you might find helpful in your walk with your teenager.


Get Out of My Life, but First Could You Drive Me and Cheryl to the Mall: A Parent’s Guide to the New Teenager, Anthony E. Wolf

Sticky Faith: Everyday Ideas to Build Lasting Faith in Your Kids, Kara E. Powell and Chap Clark

Teach Your Children Well, Madeline Levine

The Price of Privilege, Madeline Levine


d365:   (a daily devotional that can be sent to phone, email, or app) (innovative video lectures that can be quite thought provoking) (great videos about faith and big questions)

Parent Retreat February 8-10, 2019
Registration for the second annual parent retreat at Montreat is open. A weekend in Montreat, NC focused on parenting kids of all ages. Sponsored by Saint Luke’s and other churches around the Southeast. More information at
Marriage Retreat February 8-10, 2019
Whether you are newly married wanting to know more about what’s ahead, parents in the midst of busyness looking to reconnect, or just want to have a weekend away with your spouse join us at Calloway Gardens for the Better Marriages retreat. You can stroll through the gardens, attend workshops designed to enrich your marriage, and meet great people! Register now! For any questions email or call Bob and Christine Crutchfield at 770-364-8079 and [email protected] .