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    Suggested Parenting Resources

     

    PARENTING:

    • Tedd Trip, Shepherding a Child’s Heart (Shepherd Press, 1995)
    • Gary Thomas, Sacred Parenting (Zondervan, 2005)
    • Elyse Fitzpatrick, Give Them Grace (Crossway, 2011)
    • Books and email tips from The National Center for Biblical Parenting

    MOTHERHOOD:

    • Sally Clarkson, The Mission of Motherhood (Random House, 2003)
    • Rachel Jankovic, Loving the Little Years (Canon, 2010)
    • Authors and bloggers on motherhood: Jill SavageGloria FurmanLisa Jo Baker

    FATHERHOOD:

    • Tony Payne, Fatherhood: What It Is and What It’s For (Matthias Media, 2004)
    • Voddie Baucham, Family Shepherds (Crossway, 2011)
    • “Familyman Weekly” emails from Todd Wilson

    FAMILY DISCIPLESHIP & WORSHIP:

    •  Rob Rienow, God’s Grand Vision for the Home (Awana, 2007); podcasts at Visionary Family Ministries
    • Robbie Castleman, Parenting in the Pew (IVP, 2013)
    • Donald Whitney, Family Worship (Crossway, 2016)

    Suggested Children’s Books

     

    TODDLER/PRESCHOOL:

    • The Beginner’s Bible (ZonderKidz, 2005)
    • David Helm, The Big Picture Story Bible (Crossway, 2014)
    • Kenneth Taylor, Everything a Child Should Know About God (10Publishing, 2014)

    EARLY ELEMENTARY:

    • Sally Lloyd-Jones, The Jesus Storybook Bible (ZonderKidz, 2007)
    • Sally Lloyd-Jones, Thoughts to Make Your Heart Sing (ZonderKidz, 2012)
    • Kevin DeYoung, The Biggest Story (Crossway, 2015)
    • The NIrV Adventure Bible for Early Readers (Zondervan, 2009)

    OLDER ELEMENTARY:

    • Especially for boys: The Action Bible (David C. Cook, 2010)
    • Champ Thornton, The Radical Book for Kids (New Growth Press, 2016)