30 03, 2015

25 Quick Tips for Parents of Students: 12. Do What They Like

By |2015-10-06T22:16:26-07:00March 30th, 2015|Horizon Families, Parents, Youth|

Make a 15 minute “date” with your student this week. Set aside 15 minutes just to do something with your student they like to do. Even better if it's something your student knows you don't particularly enjoy doing yourself!

6 04, 2015

25 Quick Tips for Parents of Students: 13. Friday Fast Food

By |2015-10-06T22:15:41-07:00April 6th, 2015|Horizon Families, Parents, Youth|

Take your student (or students) out with the idea of finding out how they are doing. Let them pick their favorite place. Avoid asking “yes” or “no” questions. Instead ask questions that get them talking. Instead of, “How’s your friend?” ask “Tell me one thing [...]

13 04, 2015

25 Quick Tips for Parents of Students: 14. Fun and Favorite

By |2015-10-06T22:15:00-07:00April 13th, 2015|Horizon Families, Parents, Youth|

This week, do something with your student that is a favorite activity. If not make them their favorite meal. Use this time to talk about all of your student's “favorites.” When is the last time you told each other your favorite song, food, movie, etc.

20 04, 2015

25 Quick Tips for Parents of Students: 15. Five Morning Minutes

By |2015-10-06T22:14:22-07:00April 20th, 2015|Horizon Families, Parents, Youth|

Sometimes it is hard to sit and “talk” face to face. Using a notebook spend five minutes every morning writing a short note to your student about why you love them and what you are proud of them for. Put the notebook in their room [...]

30 07, 2015

Horizon Has Added a New High School/College Age Youth Pastor

By |2017-04-27T11:56:27-07:00July 30th, 2015|Leadership, Leadership, Pastor Stan|

I am thrilled to let the Horizon Community Church family know that we have added a new youth pastor to the current team at our Tualatin campus. Elliot Otteson has great experience, having worked as an intern with Solid Rock Church and most recently at [...]

11 08, 2015

Horizon Hosts Donnie Moore for a Youth Summer Camp

By |2017-04-27T11:55:33-07:00August 11th, 2015|Pastor Stan, Youth|

If you are middle school, high school or college age, this camp is for you! Horizon's Summer Camp 2015 begins this Sunday, August 16. It will be an unbelievable time of worship, praise, and powerful preaching from Donnie Moore and his Radical Reality team and I believe a [...]

7 05, 2015

Parenting Well in a Messy World – Part 6

By |2017-05-03T08:55:59-07:00May 7th, 2015|Horizon Families, Kids, Marriage, Parents, Youth|

Good morning! I hope this series is helping you parent better in this messy world. Today we are jumping into part 5 of the series. This is the second to last post about Parenting in a Messy World. If you missed part 1, part 2, part 3, part 4, [...]

14 05, 2015

Losing Your Marbles

By |2015-10-06T22:07:28-07:00May 14th, 2015|Horizon Families, Kids, Parents, Youth|

At the Orange Conference last year, I learned that kids have 936 weeks from birth until they graduate. This is illustrated by a jar full of marbles, one for each week until they theoretically leave home and our care. Because when you count the weeks [...]