Welcome to Parenting Pathway: a blog dedicated to equipping and encouraging you no matter where you are on the incredible adventure of parenting!
While we do not know where you find yourself today, we are so glad you are here. We are a group of imperfect men and women who love and serve a perfect Jesus! We do not have all the answers, but we know the One who does, and we want you to know Him, too. So, pull up a seat and make use of the abundant audio, video, and print resources sent straight from our hearts to your home. Let us join forces as you teach your children what it really means to know God, love God and Serve God.
If you would like to know more about the Family Ministry at Stonebriar Community Church, please visit Stonebriar.org [keyword: Parenting]
Meet Our Team
Dave Carl is the Family Ministry Pastor at Stonebriar Community Church and is responsible for the ministry focusing on children birth through graduation and the parents who love. With a ministry philosophy based on Luke 10:27 his primary focus is to give parents the skills to raise kids who truly love Jesus and want to serve others. Dave has a passion for ministering to families in crisis in our community. He has spent several years pouring into fathers and husbands and helping them learn that they need community, were designed to guard and protect, and that they really can be the spiritual leaders of their family.
Dave and his wife Cathy of 20 plus years have three children with two in college and one in high school. Dave is an avid woodworker and loves to write. He see’s all stories in the form of pictures in his head and he would love to connect with you!
Gabbie Nolen-Fratantoni, Parenting Pathway Blog Manager loves Jesus and is
passionate about serving him through the arts by leading worship and writing for various ministries. She is married to Greg, her hard-working, iron-sharpening-iron spouse. They are opposite in personality but equal in dedication to their marriage and family. Gabbie and Greg are the proud and sleep-deprived parents of two active, sweet, and fun boys and one gentle, joy-filled, little girl. An Aggie and graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary, Gabbie is a small-town country girl trapped in the city. She loves getting to know people and encouraging them as they seek to know Jesus and make him known.
Christine Clark is the Ministry Coordinator for the Family Ministry at Stonebriar Community Church. She has a passion for supporting parents and helping them gain confidence and tools to be spiritual leaders in their homes. She is blessed to be the mom of a middle school son and the wife of her college sweetheart for more than 20 years. She is also an avid sports fan who loves all things football, especially in the fall in Texas.
We are blessed to have the Pastoral Leaders and members of Stonebriar Community Church as guest contributors to this blog. Look for their works of encouragement and advice gained in the tranches of ministry and support for our community. For more resources, links, and to engage with other parents, click HERE and join our closed Facebook group.