Parenting

Raising our children to know who God is and how to live in the world he has given us is one of the most important tasks that is ever given to us as parents. Here are some resources that may help you and your family as you seek to honor God in this most precious and vital endeavors.

In Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family, author Paul David Tripp explores 14 practical and gospel-centered principles that will help parents see their role through the lens of God's Word and change the way they interact with their children. Principles include grace, identity, lies, authority, foolishness, and character.

When parents and the church work together, the impact on kids increases dramatically.In Parenting Beyond Your Capacity, Reggie Joiner and Carey Nieuwhof help parents discover a bigger story in which to involve their family, one in which multiple influential voices combine in order to tell kids the same thing: that a relationship with God really matters

 

Whether your sons are in kindergarten or college, it's always best to tell them the truth before they believe contemporary culture's lies! Encouraging you to keep communication open, Courtney helps you address what it means to be a godly man; guide your boys to cultivate self-discipline; speak candidly about the dangers of premarital sex; and offers ways to best communicate across different stages of development

In 5 Conversations You Must Have With Your Daughter, youth culture expert Vicki Courtney gives moms straight talk about keeping the lines of communication open and honest with their daughters from cradle to college. Vicki helps parents pinpoint and prepare the discussions that need to be ongoing so that girls will know the truth about life before they believe the culture's lies. Conversation tips are grouped by age groupings: 5 and under, 6 to 11, and 12 and up.

 

Peer pressure. Eating disorders. Romance and sex. Academic issues. These are just some of the challenges girls face today. Based on extensive research and radiating Dobson's good-humored, down-to-earth style, this wisdom-packed guide will help you equip your daughters to meet our culture's demands and become healthy, happy, and successful women.

Boys should be boys, says Dr. Dobson - but in today's mixed-up culture, how can moms and dads discern what that means? In this encouraging guide, he offers parents sensible, practical advice on nurturing honesty, integrity, and true masculinity in their sons. Discover time-tested secrets for raising today's boys to be tomorrow's godly men! A Dr. James Dobson Building a Family Legacy book.

 

Many parenting books are based on hit-or-miss theories steeped in secular thinking. This one draws from Pastor Tripp's seasoned experience as a father-and from God's Holy Word. Grounded in the Bible's divine plan for parenting, this guide defines your goals as a parent and provides the Scriptural methods for accomplishing them.

Instead of the typical instruction manual on child rearing, Thomas's inspiring and affirming book demonstrates how God uses kids to profoundly change their parents. Through scriptural insights and encouraging real-life stories, you'll learn how others handled difficulties and challenges---and how it transformed their walk with God. This revised edition includes additional parent-child insights.