In a culture of rampant narcissism and moral anarchy, righteous living isn't easy and it isn't popular. Conscientious parents who long to bring their children up as good Christians and good citizens face an uphill battle. They must approach their responsibilities to parent their children with intentionality and consistency.
But positive cultural transformation happens quietly, one life at a time, and that is good news for parents. In this hopeful book, world-renowned researcher George Barna and nationally respected counselor Jimmy Myers offer parents a plan of action to raise healthy, godly children in a morally bankrupt culture.
If the parents of this generation want to see their children grow up with their faith and consciences intact, they cannot afford to simply react, making it up as they go along. This eye-opening book helps them do just that.
Revolutionary Parenting: What the Research Shows Really Works
How can parents make a lasting impact in the spiritual lives of their children? To find the answer, acclaimed researcher George Barna investigated the lives of thriving adult Christians and discovered the essential steps their parents took to shape their spiritual lives in childhood. He also learned surprising truths about which popular parenting tactics just aren’t working.
Revolutionary parenting goes beyond youth group and Sunday school and shows parents how to instill in their children a vibrant commitment to Christ.
Toe to Toe With Your Teen: A Guide to Successfully Parenting a Defiant Teenager Without Giving Up or Giving in
Every day, family counselors across the country see well-intentioned parents who are driven to their wits? end by the daily struggle with their children?s unmanageable behavior, desperate for a shred of hope that things can change. They also see teenagers whose lives hold great promise, but who need help navigating their way to maturity.
A guide to successfully parenting a defiant Teen Without Giving Up Or Giving InEven solid, Christ-focused families are not immune to the turmoil created by rebellious teenagers.
Keeping Your Kids on God's Side: 40 Conversations to Help Them Build a Lasting Faith
Are you prepared to talk with your kids about how they can effectively answer the tough questions that come their way?In Keeping Your Kids on God's Side, you'll find 40 of the most common challenges kids face—along with clear, easy-to-understand responses you can discuss together. Encourage open dialogue on issues your kids might hesitate to talk about replace your children's doubts with the confidence only God's truth can give equip your kids to build the good thinking skills essential for today "I almost wish my children were young again so I could use Natasha Crain's book with them.
Nancy pearcey bestselling author of Total Truth Harvest House Pub. This book will help you. Empower your kids to respond well to the hard questions That Threaten Their Faith It's no secret that children of all ages are being exposed to negative criticism of Christianity as they spend time at school, with friends, or online.
Kardaras will dive into the sociological, psychological, cultural, and economic factors involved in the global tech epidemic with one major goal: to explore the effect all of our wonderful shiny new technology is having on kids. Nicholas kardaras, a startling argument that technology has profoundly affected the brains of children―and not for the better.
We’ve all seen them: kids hypnotically staring at glowing screens in restaurants, in playgrounds and in friends' houses―and the numbers are growing. Nicholas kardaras will examine how technology―more specifically, age-inappropriate screen tech, with all of its glowing ubiquity―has profoundly affected the brains of an entire generation.
Most shocking of all, recent brain imaging studies conclusively show that excessive screen exposure can neurologically damage a young person’s developing brain in the same way that cocaine addiction can. Like a virtual scourge, the illuminated glowing faces―the Glow Kids―are multiplying. From addiction expert Dr.
Glow kids also includes an opt-out letter and a "quiz" for parents in the back of the book. Brain imaging research is showing that stimulating glowing screens are as dopaminergic dopamine activating to the brain’s pleasure center as sex. But at what cost? is this just a harmless indulgence or fad like some sort of digital hula-hoop? Some say that glowing screens might even be good for kids―a form of interactive educational tool.
Transforming Children into Spiritual Champions: Why Children Should Be Your Church's #1 Priority
The answer is for churches to come alongside parents to provide them biblical worldview training, parenting information, and counseling that will equip them to help their children become the spiritually mature church of tomorrow. No one can deny our culture is opposed to Christian values, and the influences bombarding our children's moral development are difficult to contend with.
Baker Pub Group. Yet the church often focuses on older children. It is therefore critical to start developing a child's biblical worldview from the very earliest years of life. The problem is complex: parents who themselves did not receive early spiritual training leave their children's training to the church.
Harvest House Pub. This helpful and hopeful book unpacks just how to develop this kind of dynamic church/parent relationship and includes profiles of churches that are effectively ministering to children and winning the war for their hearts and minds. But few parents and church leaders realize that a child's moral development is set by the age of nine.
Raising an Original: Parenting Each Child According to their Unique God-Given Temperament
They define their philosophies, develop household rules, set schedules in motion, and ultimately look to create little versions of themselves. But, as many parents soon realize, one philosophy doesn't always work for every child. Baker Pub Group. Zondervan. As julie discovered, temperaments, god has given each child specific gifts, and capacities for specific purposes, abilities, and it's a parent's job to help them flourish.
In raising an original, you will learn to help your children:understand their unique strengths and the challenges associated with themDiscover their God-given gifts and how to use them for His glorySucceed regardless of their circumstancesRaising an Original will provide you with tools for better communication with your children as well as insight into providing unique guidance and discipline for each child.
Plus, they're bombarded with all kinds of advice, plans, and programs. Harvest House Pub. Parents and those who work with children will find inspiration and practical tools for raising children based on each child's unique gifts and talents. Just ask mom of eight Julie Lyles Carr. With a helpful and detailed personality Trait Assessment Tool included as a major part of the book, you will understand yourselves, your parenting style, and your child better.
And, ultimately, you'll find freedom in discovering that god hasn't asked you to raise perfect children; He's asked you to raise children of purpose - children who know who they are, who they're called to be, and their unique role in God's kingdom.
Revolutionary Parenting Workbook: How to Raise Spiritual Champions
Drawn from a landmark study of christian twentysomethings and the parents who raised them, this guide is designed to help you build a solid foundation of faith in your child. This is also our greatest challenge. Zondervan. Harvest House Pub. Features include: a step-by-step process for creating a parenting plan for your unique children Biblical parenting principles that will encourage and motivate you through your journey A format that is ideal for both parents and small-group environments DVD content that offers further insights into each chapter So whether you're the parent of a newborn, join the revolution, or any age in between, a teenager, and share a lasting legacy of faith with your children.
As parents our deepest desire is to raise children who succeed in life. Baker Pub Group. How can we foster traits such as honesty, compassion, and dedication in young minds? How can we raise children who will love and serve God as adults? How can we develop future spiritual champions? The Revolutionary Parenting Workbook will help you create a plan for your family to do just that.
So the Next Generation Will Know
Warner wallace, so the next generation Will Know is an extraordinarily practical and relatable guide for anyone concerned with ensuring the next generation understands and embraces a biblical worldview. Zondervan. Harvest House Pub. As powerful ideas in our increasingly secular culture shape more of this generation, trusted leaders must share what they know about Jesus in ways that will reach them.
But how? backed by the latest research and first hand experience, this powerful book shows how to share biblical truth with a generation that desperately needs to hear it in a way that draws them in instead of pushing them away. Written by two youth influencers and experts on Generation Z, Sean McDowell, Ph.
D. And J. Whether you’re a christian parent, or educator who works with Generation Z, youth leader, this book was written for you. Baker Pub Group.
Every Parent's Guide to Navigating our Digital World
Drawing from the best research on media and youth, as well as our own conversations with parents and teenagers, this book offers new breakthroughs for your most pressing tech-related dilemmas: How to teach your kids to use social media responsibly. Zondervan. Every parent's guide to navigating Our Digital World equips your family to approach this new connected world like a team.
And best of all, a plan that works without making media--or you--the enemy. Revised and updated from right Click: Parenting Your Teenager in a Digital Media World Harvest House Pub. How to make digital media a force that knits your family together rather than ripping you apart at the seams. How to set limits on when, where, and how much you use devices in your family--without isolating your kids from their friends.
Every parent's guide to navigating our digital World helps you think and talk differently about digital media, as you learn from inspiring and creative parents like you who navigate these ever-changing waters day after day. Baker Pub Group. It helps you develop relationships, not rules. How to handle the tough stuff: inappropriate sharing, bullying, and porn.
Supervision, not surveillance.
Grace Based Discipline: How to Be at Your Best When Your Kids Are at Their Worst
Every parent wants to know, "how do I discipline my kids?""Parents face a crazy paradox, " says author Karis Kimmel Murray. Even when your kids are at their worst. Baker Pub Group. Here's what god says: "the lord disciplines the one he loves, " Hebrews 12: 6. Note: a mini-assessment is included in the book.
. There are some very important truths with great insight. I wish all new parents could get a copy in their hands!"Andi Mom of a teen************************** Harvest House Pub. Even on a good day. We just want the 140-character version of what we should do when our kids' behavior scrapes the enamel off our sanity.
Links to purchase the complete Kids Flag Page R Kit are included for further reference, but are not required to complete this project. Diy rulebook: step-by-step instructions to lead your family in brainstorming, categorizing, prioritizing and then writing a Family Code of rules and principles that are based on God's word and in line with your own family's unique culture.
What others are saying about grace based Discipline:"Thank you so much for a God-led book on parenting when it's the hardest but most rewarding thing a person can ever do. Heather mom of 4 school aged children"karis is relatable and her practical advice can be put to use right away! You'll have a more peaceful relationship with your kids before the end of the first chapter!"Sharla Mom of 3 young children"I wish I had this book when my kids were young, but I can't wait to share it with my daughters who're raising their own kids now!"Linda Grandmother"This book is so well written and relatable.
We love our kids exactly as they are, but we also love them too much to let them stay that way!" Disciplining kids is tough.