Last week (Aug 3-7) I attended the Association of Marriage and Family Ministries conference in very hot Phoenix. I came away with renewed hope for today’s parents. There are several key people in the association who are champions for kids and parents. Each one has a ministry that provides resources as well as encouragement for churches and parents. I was also delighted to meet a few senior pastors who are catching a vision for helping parents learn how to take responsibility for the spiritual development of their children. I hope this is the beginning of a turn-around in our churches.