More than anything else, we believe that a daily habit of reading God’s Word and praying together will lead to lasting fruit in both parents’ and children’s lives.
These texts will have simple instructions, Scripture to read, and some questions to help with discussion.
Books for Family Discipleship
This book is the basis for the weekday text devotions that many families in our church are doing. You can purchase a copy on Amazon and get even more in depth with each passage.
These 52 Questions and Answers will help teach your children the basics of the Christian Faith. Access them online or buy the book below. http://newcitycatechism.com/new-city-catechism/#1 Download the app here -> http://newcitycatechism.com/mobile-apps/
This practical guide by Donald S. Whitney will prove invaluable to families―with or without children in the home―as they practice God-glorifying, Christ-exalting worship through Bible reading, prayer, and singing.
Parenting with Scripture is an easy-to-use topical resource for parents who want to make the most of teachable moments with their children. It is a guide to help you train your children in how to think and apply God’s Word in the day-to-day.
We may find it difficult to get our kids (or even ourselves) fully engaged. But what if devotions looked less like sitting in the living room listening to someone read and trying to pry answers out of reluctant kids and more like, say, electrocuting a pickle? Or converting a leaf blower into a toilet paper launcher? Or lighting toothpaste on fire?
Your children will either live forever with Jesus or apart from him. Too many growing up in Christian homes will not follow Christ as adults. Do you have a strategy for parenting in today’s hostile culture?
Pastor Jason Helopoulos calls parents and church leaders to reclaim the practice of family worship. This indispensable means of grace directs our children to seek Christ daily, preparing them to go out into the world as fully functioning Christian adults, who love Christ and see all of life in relation to Him.
Shepherding a Child’s Heart is about how to speak to the heart of your child. The things your child does and says flow from the heart. Luke 6:45 puts it this way: “…out of the overflow of the heart the mouth speaks.” 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.
This is a full-color guide for parents to teach their early elementary children about God’s character, as it is revealed in 24 names in the Bible. Each chapter ends with a personal application and activities.
Pre-School Resources (Birth – PreK)
by Sally Lloyd-Jones Jesus Storybook Bible
by David Helm The Big Picture Story Bible
Elementary & Intermediate Resources (K – 5th)
Middle & High School Resources (6th – 12th)
Conversation Kits – Videos & Discussion Questions mean to help start conversations between parents and students about important, but difficult topics.
Weekly Culture Translator for Teenagers – This weekly email subscription helps parents stay up to date on the current slang and topics of conversation so that you are aware of what is going on in their world.
Parent Guides – These short documents help parents know how to think about a specific issue facing their teenagers from a biblical standpoint.
Teach Your Teen How to Read the Bible” by Jen Wilkin
Sermons about Family Discipleship from The Village Church
Focus on the Family Parenting Podcast
Gospel Project Blog about Discipling Kids
Fighter Verses – Scripture Memory App for Phones
Redeemer Church Family Discipleship Resources
Christ Community Church Family Discipleship Resources
Watermark Church Parenting Resources
Devotional Hands-On Activity Ideas
Other Family Devotional Books
Other Family Reading Plans
Family Worship Example by David Platt