Spiritual Parenting introduces the simple but revolutionary concept that parents are, by the power of God's Spirit, to obey and depend on God in order to create an environment God can use to beckon their children to Him.
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Includes Scripture guides, reflection questions, ideas for family rites of passage, and other real life family examples.
The Bible says we love God because he first loved us. So if we are not primarily teaching our kids about God’s love for us in Christ, we may miss our opportunity to capture their hearts. But what does it look like to teach a gospel-centered lesson?
Show Them Jesus is an instruction manual for teachers of kids and teens written by a lay Bible teacher with 30 years’ experience. With a simple framework and lots of real-life examples, Klumpenhower’s book helps teachers to identify and communicate the heart of the gospel to each child in each lesson.
Conventional wisdom says, “Make class more fun!” Or just, “Make it easier!” But Show Them Jesus challenges the culture of low-stakes, low-expectations teaching and invites teachers to do nothing less than teach and treasure the good news of Jesus in every lesson.
Show Them Jesus’s how-to approach will complement and enrich existing lessons or teaching materials and is appropriate for teachers of children and teens in any setting.
In Dr. Ross Campbell’s groundbreaking book, he explains the emotional needs of a child and provides you with skills that will help your child feel truly loved and accepted. Using eye contact, affirmation, and spiritual nurturing, you’ll learn to really love your child no matter what the circumstances. The practical applications in How to Really Love Your Child have already helped over 2 million parents around the world show love to their children in a way that can be received and returned, again and again.
The author of Walking with Frodo takes readers on an adventure of faith with this devotional that relates themes from J. R. R. Tolkien's The Hobbit to living the Christian life. Unlike the fateful quest Frodo was asked to carry out, Bilbo's journey came as an unexpected adventure. Readers will be reminded that God chooses us to be unlikely heroes in the adventure of life.
Jesus in the Spotlight cover chapters 1-10 of the Gospel of John, giving youth a biblical perspective of who Jesus is and how He can change their lives.
Young explorers can join the dynamic Bible detective team of Max, Molly, and Sam—the amazing beagle—for an adventure they will never forget. Through Bible word studies, activities, and clever investigation, kids will discover the secrets of Revelation's first 7 chapters including:God's special messages to the churcheswhy the future is excitinghow their faith today relates to end times
Excellent stories and lots of action create a child-friendly study of end times ideal for Sunday school classes, Bible studies, and independent study.
Tony Evans gives kids a plan for success by explaining:Scripture reveals who's behind the world's traps and snares and how to resist him.God offers all Christians a powerful suit of armor and mighty weapons.The suit includes a belt of truth and helmet of salvation to wear and shield of faith to carry into the battle.When every piece of God's armor is worn correctly, the enemy is defeated and Christians finish victorious.
By learning how to dress in the armor God provides, preteens are able to speak the truth, stand firm in the faith, and spread the Good News of Jesus Christ.
In Full Tilt you'll find page after page of wild and wacky games that middle-schoolers will just love playing. And while they're laughing and acting out, they'll also be learning God's Word, because every game in Full Tilt is based on Scripture. With themes for lessons, teacher tips, and Bible references, you've got an awesome youth ministry tool in hand!
This keepsake journal will save forever cherished moments mom and daughter create during this spiritually enriching journey. Perfect for busy moms and Bible clubs.
In each volume, Hayley leads teens in an inductive Bible study in order to get the most out of the Scriptures. The studies are topic-driven--with volumes on mean girls, dating, modesty, and purity--so they speak to teens at a felt-need level. Now available in trade paper.
While textbooks are an essential tool for catechists to present the teachings of the Catholic Church in a clear and accurate manner, Beyond the Catechist’s Toolbox gives you the framework to guide your students toward personal transformation. By using Catholic rituals, prayers, and the Liturgy of the Word, Paprocki provides suggestions on how to get catechesis to resemble Mass more than class.
Reading a textbook can help children know about God, and Beyond the Catechist’s Toolbox helps them know God personally as they prayerfully become lifelong disciples of Jesus Christ.
Also available in Spanish! Más allá de la caja de herramientas del catequista
In this volume, kids learn about.compassion for others how to worship God a model for leadership
This innovative, multi-age children's ministry series is ideal for Sunday school, children's church, summer programs, youth groups, or any time you have a small group of kids ages 6 to 11. Each lesson is jam-packed with interactive Bible stories and skits, scripture memory verses, activities and games, and even themed snacks to and engage every child. Reproducible take-home pages involve moms and dads and help reinforce the message, too, with Bible readings and family activities.Discipleship Junction curriculum is teacher-tested and kid-approved! Interactive, hands-on Bible stories and scripture verses Teach multiple ages in one classroom Includes reproducible take-home pages In-depth Bible teaching and real discipleship without hours of preparation Recruit teen helpers-fewer adults required 13 weeks of programming for ages 6 to 11
Look for other titles in the Discipleship Junction Series!
Talking with God
Getting to Know God
Where is God?
Sharing God With Others
And the Winner is.
Happy Birthday, Jesus!
Stepping Up, Stepping Out
Each lesson features high-energy, age-appropriate activities to keep little ones engaged and learning about God. New playtime activities, snack ideas, finger plays and rhymes, "Itty Bitty" Bible facts, and engaging puppet and take-home reproducibles are included to be used as needed to fill out each lesson.
Each lesson is designed for flexibility. One lesson could be completed in one hour or could be stretched out over a longer period of time, depending on the activities you choose. Remember, preschoolers love and learn from lots of repetition. Each lesson is designed for grouping flexibility and personal teaching preferences. It's a Snap! lessons contain ideas for large group, small group, individuals, or activity stations to suit your classroom needs.Click here to download a corrected page 26 for It's A Snap.
Once completed, this study, journal, and activity book will hold dear memories and will provide great joy and encouragement for years to come.
This gift-worthy gathering of sweet ideas will make every occasion extra special and special occasions more meaningful for moms and their little girls.
On this latest quest, young adventurers along with their favorite characters Max and Molly uncover who God is by exploring His many names and what they mean. Discoveries from the Bible, memorable stories, and clever mazes and activities unfold the names of God and His attributes, such as:CreatorProtectorProviderHealerShepherd
Ideal for Sunday school classes, Bible study groups, homeschoolers, and individuals.
Young readers enter an Olympic summer camp, engage in exciting competitions, and explore the official rulebook, the Bible. Together with Max and Molly, readers will race to discover:what the good news about Jesus is and how to learn it for themselveshow they can pass the baton of belief on to othershow they can stay faithful and run the race even when others quit
This engaging study, ideal for individuals or small groups, presents preteens with God’s truth and training so they can finish the course as shining winners and receive the crown that will last forever.
Joseph—God's Superhero teaches children an extraordinary truth: God chooses ordinary people to become his super heroes. In the first of three characters studies in the Discover 4 Yourself series, kids will watch Joseph as he grows through some pretty amazing struggles. What would it be like to be sold as a slave and shipped off to another country by your own brothers? Later, when Joseph, meets up with his betraying brothers, will he take revenge? When he’s thrown into prison for something he didn’t do, how will he handle the unfairness? When he’s second only to Pharaoh as the ruler of Egypt, will success go to his head?
Joseph had to deal with a life of ups and down, and God taught him how to handle them all. Now it’s our turn to learn!
The problem is complex: parents who themselves did not receive early spiritual training leave their children's training to the church. Yet the church often focuses on older children. 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. 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.
Most kids don't realize it, but God's Word has a lot to say about the things they care about most-and this lively book leaves no doubt about it. Covering more than 300 everyday topics in conversational, engaging, one-page units, 8- to 12-year-olds will get biblical perspective on such topics as: homework, dieting, anger, sports, classmates, the telephone, puberty, careers, siblings, rules, self-confidence, world events, sleep, friendship, nature, movies, embarrassment, tattoos, integrity, and knowing God, plus many more.
Each page of this kid-friendly book illustrates what a particular topic has to do with the Bible, what the Bible says about it, and how the Bible's teaching applies to readers, so that they begin to understand how relevant God's Word is to them. And with 200 original cartoons spicing up the presentation, What Does the Bible Say about That? is quite simply an unforgettably fun book for elementary-age kids-and a great conversation-starter for adults who know them.
It Starts at Home upholds marriage and family as the proving ground for lasting success. It helps recalibrate a leader’s priorities by asking them to evaluate their leadership where it counts most. Experienced leaders, speakers, and pastors Kurt Bruner and Steve Stroope provide a clear purpose, an effective strategy, and a simple plan for couples, parents, grandparents, and church leaders in this movement toward intentionality in the home. (120 Day Assessment, Plan & Ideas included.) It isn't too late.
This book speaks to the heart and to the head. Teachers and pastors will find inspiration and information, reminding them that God calls us to include all children, no matter the challenge. In addition, the book includes wonderfully practical elements with many ideas that can be easily integrated into any classroom. By combining philosophy and strategies, this book will equip the typical church volunteer teacher to meet the needs of all the children in her classroom.
This outdoor adventure through imagined mountain treks and whitewater rides, reveals how children of God are outfitted with all the gear they need for their amazing trip through life. All along, they discover courage, forgiveness, loyalty, and how to trust God even when you face disappointment.
Excellent stories, engaging activities, and puzzles create a study of godly character ideal for Sunday school classes, Bible studies, and independent study. For ages 8-12.
Children will learn how to get the most out of reading their Bibles and ways to incorporate biblical truths into their lives. Through Bible reading and marking, "building" movie sets, creating scripts, and solving puzzles, kids explore Jesus' last hours, including His prayer in the garden, His betrayal and arrest, His trial and crucifixion, and the triumph of His resurrection. They'll also uncover Peter's denial of Christ and the disciple's joy when his relationship with Jesus is restored.
An unforgettable, informative tale unfolds and shows kids that no matter how young they are or how challenging their circumstances...
God is in control of everythingThey can overcome trials with God’s strengthEverybody is given gifts to use for Him and His plan
Children will be introduced to the inductive method of studying God’s Word for themselves as they witness His personal message, His purpose, and His promises unfold in their daily lives.
"Why do you cry? I've formed you this way."
There is a new creation in the Artist's studio! It's a young clay boy, curious about life. One day, he goes exploring and finds a beautiful stained glass window. This makes him wonder: why isn't the Artist making him as beautiful as the stained glass window? He refuses to cooperate until the Artist explains himself.
Based on the Biblical story of the Potter and the clay, this parable will help children and even young adults see that they were created with a purpose. It will also encourage them to trust their Maker to form them into the people He created them to be.
"Yet you, LORD, are our Father. We are the clay, you are the potter; we are all the work of your hand." (Isaiah 64:8)
When attempting to find a simple, engaging, and unbiased approach to world religions for her own family, Marilyn McFarlane discovered such a book did not exist. Understanding how important it is for children to build both respect for and knowledge of a variety of religions, regardless of their own faith, McFarlane created Sacred Stories: Wisdom from World Religions.
Each captivating story and accompanying sidebar facts and spot illustrations brings to life the key tenets of a particular belief system, while the comprehensive glossary and resource list enable readers to expand their explorations. Including easy-to-understand descriptions and essential stories from Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Native American, and Sacred Earth, Sacred Stories is perfect for parents and teachers who want to expand young readers’ understanding of world traditions.
The simple, informative, unbiased language of Sacred Stories, combined with its comprehensive resource list and glossary, makes it an ideal learning tool for teachers, librarians, and other educators.
These tongue-in-cheek but historically accurate retellings will help readers (8 to 12 years old) discover some of the hidden gems in the Bible. Even "reluctant readers" will become immersed in these stories and enjoy watching the way God can turn anyone into a surprising and unusual hero in His plan to reach the world.
THE PRESCHOOLERS BIBLE ? Builds a delight in Bible learning for 3s through 5s ? All the important values will come to focus in this simple Bible ? Builds your child's life and character through Bible truth ? The next step up from The Toddlers Bible. Don't miss it! Has your child delighted in The Toddler's Bible? Now is the time to make the next step. Move up to The Preschoolers Bible, for 3s through 5s. This is a delight to read, rich with character-building values for that vital pre-reading age.?V. Gilbert Beers
These books have been beautifully repackaged and feature brighter colors, updated interior design, and a padded hardcover.
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