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You Never Stop Being a Parent

Thriving in Relationship with Your Adult Children

Direct Price: $16.99 $13.00
Format: Paperback, eBook
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781596381742
Publication Date 06/15/10

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You may have always expected your job as a parent to be done once your children reached adulthood . . . but you're quickly finding out that you never stop being a parent!

Jim Newheiser and Elyse Fitzpatrick ground you in the guidance of God's Word, reminding you that your relationship with your adult children can only be as deep and meaningful as your relationship with him.


“Answers frequently asked questions with biblical clarity, wisdom, and insight. The answers it gives are not only clear and practical, but richly gospel-centered and filled with hope.”

Tedd Tripp, Pastor, Conference Speaker, Author of Shepherding a Child’s Heart 

“The book is packed. No sooner did I think, ‘But what about . . .’ before the next illustration set me off on a wise course.”

Ed Welch, Director of Counseling, Christian Counseling and Educational Foundation

“A very practical book based on biblical principles to help parents of adult children. The style is engaging and the advice very wise. I wish I had had this book years ago!”

Martha Peace, Biblical Counselor, Author of The Excellent Wife

The Authors

Jim Newheiser

Jim Newheiser

Jim Newheiser (MA, DMin, Westminster Theological Seminary) is director of the Christian Counseling program and associate professor of practical theology at Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte. He a fellow of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC) and a board member of the Fellowship of Independent Reformed Evangelicals.

Elyse Fitzpatrick

Elyse Fitzpatrick

Elyse Fitzpatrick (Certificate in Biblical Counseling, CCEF; MA in Biblical Counseling, Trinity Theological Seminary) is a frequent conference speaker and the author of more than twenty books, as well as numerous journal articles and blogs. She and her husband, Philip, have three adult children and six grandchildren. Access her speaking schedule at and hear her on her weekly podcast, Front Porch with the Fitzes.