Are you an unfathered father? Or are you working parents? Or are you the grandparents? Or are you a step mom? Or maybe you’re the mother and the father?
Family structure has changed noticeably over the years. And currently, there are a total of seventy-two types of families present in the modern world.
Family types play an essential role in the growth of a child, since the first years of development is dependent on family interaction.
However, whatever family type you belong to, there is a common goal for all parents and that is to raise their child to be successful.
Raising kids is a hard task, and raising successful kids is a harder task. Counterflow 2014 Conference shall help you lighten up the load in raising successful kids by giving three inspirational talks from the best speakers of today:
The Vision of the Modern-Day Joseph
Larry Fowler has served as a keynote speaker and workshop teacher at conferences around the world, including the Children’s Pastors’ Conference, Focus on the Family and D6. Larry addresses a variety of topics that are important to churches and families. He is the author of four books – Rock-Solid Children’s Ministry, Rock-Solid Volunteers, Raising a Modern-Day Joseph and Rock-Solid Kids. He’s also a recognized expert on issues facing families and churches.
State of the Family Today
Francis Kong is one of the country’s most sought-after motivational speakers. A license John Maxwell Leadership and Zig Ziglar Sales and Presentation Trainer and Facilitator, President of Success Options Publishing Company, President of Funworks, Inc., Founding member and Director of Inspire Leadership Consultancy. You can hear him in his daily Radio Program “Business Matters” which was given a special citation by the Catholic Mass Media Awards in 2007. You can read his Saturday and Sunday columns in the Business Pages of the Philippine Star. Francis is an author of 15 books. He is married to Lilia and they have three children: Bryan, Hannah, and Rachel.
Christ as the Role Model
Peter Tan-chi is passionate about the importance of healthy family relationships. He regularly conducts seminars on marriage and parenting throughout the country and abroad. He is the founder of the Master’s Academy – first home school program to be accredited by the Department of Education of the Philippines. He sits on the board of various organizations such as Asian Theological Seminar, International Graduate School of Leadership, and Far East Broadcasting Company. A gifted motivational speaker, he is the founder and senior pastor Christ’s Commission Fellowship, one of the largest and fastest growing evangelical churches in the Philippines. Joyfully married to Deonna for 40 years, they have been blessed with successful children who are all happily married, and thirteen charming grandchildren.
Also, there will be special topics to be discussed by workshop speakers:
- Bridging the Generation Gap by Francis Kong
- Reaching the Heart of your Child by Larry Fowler
- Sex and Sexuality by Pr. Peter and Deonna Tan-chi
- Choosing Best Education by Edric and Joy Mendoza
- Blended Families by Neils Riconilla
- Solo Parents by Bobbie Barretto
- Special Needs by Wisdom and Betty Sy
- Work Life Balance by Ptr. Ricky and Agnes Sarthou
Counterflow 2014 is happening on October 25 at the CCF Center Main Auditorium, Frontera Verde, Ortigas Avenue corner C5 road, Pasig City.