Parenting Resources

Helpful Articles for Spiritual Growth in Kids

The following articles can be helpful for teaching your children Biblical truths and how to walk out their faith in daily life.

Kid Friendly Terms for Sharing the Gospel

Baptism- Are you Ready?

How to Teach Kids about Faith at Home 

Living on Mission

Leading a Child to Christ

 

Parenting Books

The following books are great places to learn more and continue to grow as godly parents. 

Grace Based Parenting by Tim Kimmel

Shepherding a Child's Heart by Tedd Tripp

Raising Kids for True Greatness by Dr Tim Kimmel

Raising Kingdom Kids by Tony Evans

First Time Mom by Dr. Kevin Leman

Sticky Faith by Kara Powell & Chap Clark

Teaching Your Children Healthy Sexuality by Jim Burns

How God Makes Babies by Jim Burns

Bringing Up Boys by James Dobson

Five Conversations You Must Have With Your Son by Vicki Courtney

Five Conversations You Must Have With Your Daughter by Vicki Courtney

Be The Parent: Seven Choices You Can Make To Raise Great Kids by Kendra Smiley

Intentional Parenting by Sissy Golf

How to Really Love Your Child by Ross Campbell

The Five Love Languages of Children by Gary Chapman & Ross Campbell

 

Resources to Talk about Race

These podcasts, blog posts, and books can be helpful when talking with your child(ren) about racial reconciliation.

Why You Need to Talk About Race With Your Kids (Podcast)

Raising Kids Who Will Initiate Racial Equality (Blog Post)

How To Talk To Kids About The Stories We Tell Ourselves (Blog Post)

God’s Very Good Idea by Trilla Newbell (book)

5 Children's' Books on Racism and the Gospel (Blog Post)

God Made Me and You by Shai Linne (Book)

The Gospel in Color - For Kids by Curtis Woods & Jarvis Williams (Book)

Colorfull: Celebrating the Colors God Gave Us by Dorena Williamson

 

Resources to Talk about Coronavirus

These articles and videos can be helpful when talking with your child(ren) about the coronavirus.

Talking to Your Kids about the Coronavirus by Focus on the Family

How to Talk to Your Kids about Coronavirus from Mariners Church 

Managing Fear and Anxiety During a Health Pandemic from Parent Cue

Help for Families During the Coronavirus by Focus on the Family (includes resources for marriage and parenting)

7 Ways to Parent Effectively During the Coronavirus by Focus on the Family