God's Word & Prayer
God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit
Our Greatest resource is the Triune God and His Word. Prayer and Scripture are essential means of grace for parenting and everything else. Click the picture to the left to communicate a prayer request.
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Shepherding a Child's Heart (Book)
Written for parents with children of any age, this insightful book provides perspectives and procedures for shepherding your child's heart into the paths of life. Shepherding a Child's Heart gives fresh biblical approaches to child rearing.
Getting to the Heart of Parenting (Video)
Parenting is more than using your power to get children to behave in certain ways. Parenting is all about the exposure and change of the child's heart. When the heart of a child changes the behavioral change that is needed will last. This is a great conference for parents raising children from toddler age through teens.
Give Them Grace
Written by Elyse Fitzpatrick and her daughter, Jessica Thompson. In it Elyse and Jessica apply the beautiful declarations of the gospel to parenting in practical yet paradigm-shifting ways. Get ready to be dazzled by the love of Jesus yourself and freed from the covenant of works that most parents suffer under. The gospel is for children, too!
The Connected Child (book)
The adoption of a child is always a joyous moment in the life of a family. Some adoptions, though, present unique challenges. Welcoming these children into your family - and addressing their special needs - requires care, consideration, and compassion.
The BIG Picture Story Bible
No child is too young to begin learning about the greatest love story of all - God’s love for his people, as portrayed in the Bible. David Helm and Gail Schoonmaker have together created a colorful book of Bible stories written especially for children ages 2-7. Rather than simply retelling portions of the Bible, this book presents the big picture - the unified story running through the Old and New Testaments. Twenty-six stories together form parts of this big picture.
The Jesus Storybook Bible
Tells the Story beneath all the stories in the Bible. At the center of the Story is a baby, the child upon whom everything will depend. Every story whispers his name. From the Old Testament through the New Testament, as the Story unfolds, children will pick up the clues and piece together the puzzle. The Jesus Storybook Bible invites children to join in the greatest of all adventures, to discover for themselves that Jesus is at the center of God's great story of salvation - and at the center of their Story too.
On Becoming Baby Wise (Series)
Ma Gary Ezzo
Four Books from the Parent Wise Series. Includes the following titles: ON BECOMING BABY WISE, ON BECOMING BABY WISE TWO, ON BECOMING TODDLER WISE, ON BECOMING PRESCHOOL WISE.
Don't Make Me Count to Three (book)
Do you find yourself threatening, repeating your instructions, or raising your voice in an attempt to get your children to obey? Are you discouraged because it seems you just can't reach the heart of your child? Through personal experience and the practical application of Scripture, Ginger Plowman encourages and equips moms to reach past the outward behavior of their children and dive deeply into the issues of the heart. Ginger's candid approach will help moms move beyond the frustrations of not knowing how to handle issues of disobedience and into a confident, well-balanced approach to raising their children.
Wise Words for Moms (pamphlet)
Wise Words for Moms is a calendar-sized chart, designed to aid you in using the Scriptures to drive out the foolishness that is bound up in the heart of [your] child (Proverbs 22:15). It is a tool for your personal research of the Bible for teaching, rebuking, correcting, and training your children in righteousness.
Secure Daughters Confident Sons
In this eye-opening book, family researcher Glenn T. Stanton offers a clear vision for why gender matters in how we raise our children. His thought-provoking insights expose the problems with stifling stereotypes and damaging cultural assumptions, then highlight a practical pathway for guiding children into healthy manhood and womanhood.
Hide Them in Your Heart (CD)
Little ones learn God's Word easily by singing and seeing its relevance applied to their life! Includes "Do to Others" (Matthew 7:12); "And Jesus Grew" (Luke 2:52); "Believe in the Lord!" (Acts 16:31); "When a Child" (Proverbs 20:11); and more.
Growing Strong: Resources 4 Discipleship
Growing Strong (aka: resources4discipleship.com), is simply an attempt to make helpful tools and messages available for those who are seeking to grow up in their Savior, Jesus Christ, and who want to learn how to be more effective in discipling others.