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How to beat the odds in parenting

By: Brad Cooper

A recap of Brad Cooper’s sermon, “How To Beat The Odds In Parenting,” in 140 characters or less.


  1. God is for our kids and He loves them more than we do. #BeatTheOdds
  2. God loves your kids more than you do, parents. #BeatTheOdds
  3. God’s plan for my kids > My plans for my kids. #BeatTheOdds
  4. God is for you as a parent no matter how old your child is. #BeatTheOdds
  5. Don’t discipline mistakes. Discipline rebellion. #BeatTheOdds
  6. “One of the most empowering examples my parents taught me is how to tithe.” - @BCooP #BeatTheOdds
  7. As responsible parents we have to shape the “It’s not fair” and “I deserve” in our children to “I’m responsible.” #BeatTheOdds
  8. As a parent you control the messages your children hear. Turn up what’s right and turn down what’s wrong. #BeatTheOdds
  9. If you shape your kids with grace you will not fail. #BeatTheOdds
  10. We cannot prepare the path for the child, but we must prepare the child for the path. #BeatTheOdds

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