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Christian Active Parenting, providing Christian resources for parents

About the authors of Christian Active Parenting

The program was written by Michael H. Popkin, Ph.D., Melody F. Popkin, and Sue Allen, M.A.

Christian parenting class co-author Dr. Michael Popkin.Selected Publications
Speaking Engagements

Michael is the author of over 25 books and curricula on parenting, including Taming the Spirited Child and Active Parenting of Teens. Dr. Popkin earned a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Georgia State University and served as Director of Child and Family Services at an Atlanta hospital before entering private practice. He and his wife, Melody, live and work together in Atlanta and are the parents of two young adult children.

Melody F. Popkin

Melody is Manager of Christian Resources at Active Parenting, where she works alongside her husband, Dr. Michael Popkin. Melody’s background in software training combined with her deep devotion to Christianity and faith studies gave rise to her desire to create a Christian version of the Active Parenting program.

Sue Allen, M.A.

Sue holds a master’s degree in Human Development and Family Relations. She is the Director of Women’s Discipleship at Northside Church in Atlanta. Seeking to share God’s love and inspiration with others, Sue has authored numerous Christian books and is a dedicated daily contributor to her blog. She and her husband are the parents of four children. Sue's blog is called Sue 2 You.
Sue 2 You, a Christian parenting blog by Sue Allen.
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This program is available in 3 convenient formats.
Choose the formats that work best for you! Click on the title for more information or to order.

Program Kit
Safely and quickly order the Christian Active Parenting program kit.
All you need for a complete
video-and-discussion program.

Video Library
Safely and quickly order the Christian parenting video series.
A series of 6 DVDs for your
library or resource center.
Also available streaming.

Lunch & Learn
Safely and quickly order the Christian Active Parenting short parenting class kit.
Makes it easy to offer a series
of 6 very short parenting classes.

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