Big Truths for Young Hearts

Author: Bruce A. Ware
Publisher: Crossway
ISBN: 9781433523144
Release Date: 2009-03-31
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Equips parents to guide their young children through all major doctrines in an understandable, chapter-a-day format. Sure, it's easy to teach your children the essentials of Christian theology when you're a theology professor. But what about the rest of us? With Big Truths for Young Hearts, Bruce Ware, (you guessed it!) a theology professor, encourages and enables parents of children 6-14 years of age to teach through the whole of systematic theology at a level their children can understand. Parents can teach their children the great truths of the faith and shape their worldviews early, based on these truths. The book covers ten topics of systematic theology, devoting several brief chapters to each subject, making it possible for parents to read one chapter per day with their children. With this non-intimidating format, parents will be emboldened to be their children's primary faith trainers-and perhaps learn a few things themselves along the way.

Sexual Detox

Author: Tim Challies
Publisher: Cruciform Press
ISBN: 9781453807286
Release Date: 2010-09-01
Genre: Religion

Sick of porn? Time to detox. A huge percentage of men need a porn detox, a moral and psychological reset. Do you? If so, whether you know it or not, pornography has corrupted your thinking, weakened your conscience, warped your sense of right and wrong, and twisted your understanding and expectations of sexuality. You need a reset by the One who created sex. In this book, I hope to help you reorient your understanding of sex, both in the big picture and in the act itself, according to God's plan for this great gift. I want to help you detox from all the junk you've seen, all the lies you've believed. This is not an easy process. It is rarely a quick process. It involves a letting go of old realities and an embrace of a new normal. To be willing to go through it you need to see how bad your current situation really is, and how the path you are on leads no place good. You need to see that the path of porn leads only to more isolation, guilt, alienation, and pain. Whether single or married, such a reset to normal is the only thing that can ever equip you to become a pure, loving, attentive, sacrificial husband. But you already know you need to change. Few Christian men indulge in porn without realizing they need to quit. Every Christian guy who looks at porn wants to stop, but many of us want to stop just a little bit less than we want to keep going. The problem isn't knowledge-it's desire and ability. So sin prevails. Here's a promise. You'll never stop until you begin to see the monstrous nature of the sin you're committing. You'll never stop until the sin is more horrifying to you than the commission of the sin is enjoyable. You'll need to hate that sin before you can find freedom from it. That means you need more grace. You need to cry out to be changed and to see the monstrous nature of this sin. And then you need to behave in faith that God will meet you with grace as you act to cut off the porn and begin the reset. -Tim Challies

Teach Them Diligently How to Use the Scriptures in Child Training

Author: Louis Paul Priolo
Publisher: Timeless Texts
ISBN: 1889032603
Release Date: 2008-05-01
Genre: Religion

You hold in your hands a wonderful tool which will enable you to better apply the principles found in Lou Priolo's practical book, Teach Them Diligently. This workbook companion guide is designed to help you take the information you read in Teach Them Diligently and specifically apply it to each of your children in day-to-day parenting.

Don t Make Me Count to Three

Author: Ginger Plowman
Publisher:
ISBN: 0972304649
Release Date: 2004-03-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Offers parents practical advice on how they can use Scripture-based parenting methods, with an overview of various methods and tips for implementing those methods into their daily routine.

Parenting in the Pew

Author: Robbie Fox Castleman
Publisher: InterVarsity Press
ISBN: 0830823409
Release Date: 2002-02-21
Genre: Family & Relationships

In this upbeat book Robbie Castleman shows parents how to guide their children (from toddlers to teenagers) to participate as fully as possible in the worship of the church. Foreword by Ruth Bell Graham.

Raising An Emotionally Intelligent Child

Author: John Gottman
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439126165
Release Date: 2011-09-20
Genre: Family & Relationships

Intelligence That Comes from the Heart Every parent knows the importance of equipping children with the intellectual skills they need to succeed in school and life. But children also need to master their emotions. Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child is a guide to teaching children to understand and regulate their emotional world. And as acclaimed psychologist and researcher John Gottman shows, once they master this important life skill, emotionally intelligent children will enjoy increased self-confidence, greater physical health, better performance in school, and healthier social relationships. Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child will equip parents with a five-step "emotion coaching" process that teaches how to: * Be aware of a child's emotions * Recognize emotional expression as an opportunity for intimacy and teaching * Listen empathetically and validate a child's feelings * Label emotions in words a child can understand * Help a child come up with an appropriate way to solve a problem or deal with an upsetting issue or situation Written for parents of children of all ages, Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child will enrich the bonds between parent and child and contribute immeasurably to the development of a generation of emotionally healthy adults.

Parenting the Wholehearted Child

Author: Jeannie Cunnion
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 9780310340850
Release Date: 2014-04-08
Genre: Religion

"Rarely do I ever find myself agreeing with everything I read in a book. But Parenting the Wholehearted Child is the book I wish I'd written. Jeannie has given parents a profound gift within its pages." —Kathie Lee Gifford, actress, singer, playwright, songwriter, and co-host of the Today Show's Fourth Hour Your kids aren’t perfect. And you don’t have to be either. Are you exhausted from the pressure to be a perfect parent raising perfect children in this imperfect world? Do you ever wonder, “How did these precious children get stuck with a parent like me?” If so, let these grace-drenched pages saturate your heart with God’s unfailing love while also equipping you to be a vessel of God's unconditional love to your children. With authenticity, conviction, and a lively sense of humor, Jeannie guides you on a transformative journey into raising wholehearted—not perfect—children, who live from the freedom found in being wholeheartedly loved (and liked!) by God. Parenting the Wholehearted Child equips you with biblical wisdom and practical ideas to teach your children that they are fully accepted by God, not because of anything they do or don’t do but because of everything Jesus has already done for them. Woven throughout the book is the good news that it is God’s extravagant grace—not your perfect performance—that transforms the hearts of children.

Gospel Powered Parenting

Author: William P. Farley
Publisher: P & R Publishing
ISBN: 1596381353
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Religion

Parents who claim the gospel as their own have an enormous effect on their marriage, their integrity, and their love for their children. Keeping the gospel at the forefront of every aspect of marriage helps parents fear God, sensitizes them to sin, motivates them to enter their children's world, and causes them to preach the beauty of the gospel to their children through their marriage. Book jacket.

Brokenness

Author: Nancy Leigh DeMoss
Publisher: Moody Publishers
ISBN: 0802479928
Release Date: 2008-09-01
Genre: Religion

Every great movement of God is preceded by a season of humility and repentance and a time of tearing down walls, of getting honest with God and others about your true spiritual condition.It may be hard. It may hurt. But in the end, God will use your brokenness to restore your 'first love' for Jesus, rekindle your spiritual fire, reconcile your relationships, and repair your life.A richer, deeper, more God-filled life is waiting for you. And it all begins with Brokenness.The Revive Our Hearts Trilogy - Now in Paperback!This bestselling series by Nancy Leigh DeMoss has sold well over 80,000 copies! All three titles now include study questions at the end of each chapter, making them ideal for personal or small group study.

Everyday Talk

Author: John Younts
Publisher: Shepherd Press
ISBN: 097230469X
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Genre: Religion

The most important conversations you will have with your kids will be in the context of everyday life. In 'Everyday Talk, ' author John Younts explains how to use ordinary conversations to talk to your kids about God and his world. You?ll be delighted by his clear, practical insight and biblical wisdom. Buy this book and read it. But don't stop there?put it into practice. Your children will thank you!

The Young Peacemaker

Author: Corlette Sande
Publisher: Shepherd Press
ISBN: 0966378695
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Education

The newly reformatted Young Peacemaker Set The Young Peacemaker Set includes a 200 page Teacher Manual designed in a workbook format, and the appendices can be photocopied for child or student use. Divided into three sections: Understanding, Responding and Preventing Conflict, each lesson has a goal, objectives, principle, and needs clearly outlined at the beginning, and is followed by teacher's notes on setting the stage and questions to ask. Reproducible student activity sheets for all twelve lessons are included on an enclosed CD for ease of duplication. Help illustrate the conflicts and talk about possible solutions--good and bad--and what's wrong with the "bad" solutions. A lesson summary reaffirms the lesson's main points. Recommended for grades 3-7, but can be adapted for younger or older students.

Peacemaking for Families

Author: Ken Sande
Publisher: Focus on the Family Pub
ISBN: 1589970063
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Religion

Distinguishing between positive and negative conflict resolution, "Peacemaking for Families" introduces readers to valuable principles. Real-life stories and case studies help the reader acquire the skills needed to create a true "peacemaking family."

When Sinners Say I Do

Author: Dave Harvey
Publisher: Shepherd Press
ISBN: 0976758261
Release Date: 2007-06-01
Genre: Family & Relationships

Marriage is the union of two people who arrive at the altar toting some surprisingly large luggage. Often it gets opened right there on the honeymoon, sometimes it waits for the week after. The Bible calls it sin and understanding its influence can make all the difference for a man and woman who are building a life together. When Sinners Say "I Do" is about encountering the life-transforming power of the gospel in the unpredictable journey of marriage. --from publisher description.