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  • Why Boys And Girls Are Different Boys Ages 3-5


    This book, the first in the newly revised Learning About Sex series for boys, will guide you in the often difficult task of introducing and explaining human sexuality. Through simple, age-appropriate text and pictures, boys ages 3 to 5 discover that the similarities and differences between boys and girls are created by God for specific reasons.

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  • Everything A Child Should Know About God


    This guide helps children to understand the essential Bible truths, such as: why Jesus came to earth; and how the Holy Spirit helps us.

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  • Preparing Your Teens For College


    More than ever, college is a big deal. It costs more than it ever has. A college education is needed more than it ever has been to get a good-paying job. And, on top of that, only half of those who go to college will find careers in the field that they studied. What teens do during their college years affects them more than ever. That’s why college expert Alex Chediak is being asked by so many anxious parents: How do I get my teen ready?

    This book is Alex’s answer. It covers everything from helping teens apply to the right college to navigating through the college financial maze. Alex covers all the hot-button issues: dating, premarital sex, dorm mates, career guidance, God, and much more. The book is designed for parents who have teens in high school and want some advice on how to prepare them. But it’s also useful for parents and grandparents who are guiding their teens and young adults through the college years.

    You won’t want to be without this essential survival manual for college.

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  • Quick Scripture Reference For Counseling Youth (Revised)


    Drugs and alcohol. Self-injury. Eating disorders. Puberty. Suicide. Sexual purity. These are just a few of the challenges facing teens and young adults today. This concise, topical guide to the Bible is the perfect tool for parents and youth pastors wanting to provide scriptural guidance to youth regarding the issues they face in their formative years. Now updated, revised, and expanded with new topics.

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  • Upside Down Prayers For Parents


    Discover how to entrust your children’s past, present, and future to God, who loves them best! Wrestling with 31 issues that drive moms to their knees, a month’s worth of meditations, Scripture verses, prayers, and discussion starters will help you equip your kids to live a deep, rich, and holy life.

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  • Old Story New


    Easy-to-Use Devotional Helps Parents Share the Living Gospel Story!

    Filled with adventure, suspense, drama, and mystery the gospel story easily captures the attention of children. Even better, the gospel story give life. We are saved and our children are saved as we review the story of the gospel. So why do so many well-intentioned parents give up on family devotions-deciding that reading the Bible as a family must only be for super parents.

    The truth is that there are no super parents. We all struggle, and we all need help to stay on course. Old Story New makes it easy for parents to stay on the life-giving course of sharing the gospel with their family. The second volume in Marty Machowski’s family devotional series, Old Story New continues the gospel story that started in Long Story Short. Using the same effective ten-minute a day structure, it walks children through the great truths of the Christian faith in the New Testament. Through 78 New Testament stories, Old Story New does the hard work for parents and caregivers. Simple discussion questions (and answers!!) for each day’s devotion help children understand and remember Jesus’ life, death, resurrection, and the birth of the Christian church. Old Story New is a family devotional program designed to explain God’s plan of salvation through the New Testament and is suitable for children from preschool through high school.

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  • Straight Talk With Your Kids About Sex


    In Straight Talk with Your Kids About Sex, Josh and Dottie McDowell draw on their decades-long love and concern for youth. Building on the Why True Love Waits campaign and utilizing up-to-the-minute research from Josh’s The Bare Facts resources, the McDowells provide a compact, easy-to-use guide to support parents in:

    *putting sex and sexuality in a biblical context of relationship to God
    *gauging their childs emotional and spiritual readiness
    *being alert to questions and opportunities
    *being direct and open without violating their childs emotions
    *proactively shaping their childs worldview in todays sex-saturated culture

    Working from their own experience with four children, Josh and Dottie give readers encouragement and solid information in the sometimes-awkward process of guiding their child into a healthy understanding of Gods gift of sex.

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  • Big Book Of Bible Truths 1


    You can never have too many stories! Children love them We all do! And who better to hear about in a story than the great storyteller himself, Jesus. Through the stories in this book you will find out about him, his life, how he wants to get to know you. Sinclair tells twentyseven stories that will teach you about what it means to be a Christian. Nicknames, moth burgers there are many interesting stories that teach you things you didnt know before and loads of cool stuff about Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Illustrated throughout, this book is going to be another family favourite! Includes Extra Features Bible reading; lesson summary; prayer

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  • Spiritual Parenting


    Your Child Is Worth All The Time, Money, Heartaches, And Effort Because Your Child Can Make A Difference In This World. From The Depths Of His God-given Wisdom, Charles Spurgeon Shows How You Can Establish A Secure, Nurturing, Christ-centered Home In Which To Grow Strong, Healthy, Happy Families. Here Is Encouragement And Advice To Parents On Guiding The Spiritual Development Of Children From Infancy Through Young Adulthood.

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  • Your Childs Profession Of Faith (Revised)


    In a new, updated edition for 2011. New additional chapters and helps for parents and pastors.

    Gundersen’s unique treatment of this rarely-addressed subject can make the difference between parents who participate in their children’s deception and presumption, or parents who truly guide him to eternal life. If a small child tells us he thinks he’s saved, do we take his words at face value? How do we test his profession, especially without seeming to doubt the child and discourage him? Many have found this book the most useful guide ever written on the topic.

    A Christian parent would sooner die than make a mistake with the soul of his or her child. And yet so often it’s hard to distinguish the stirrings of the Spirit in the soul of a child from their natural curiosity about the things of God that they hear about at church and home. In other words, just because a child starts asking questions about God and the Bible doesn’t necessarily indicate he is close to salvation, but may merely reflect the normal thoughtfulness of a growing child about what he’s learning at church and home. Still, we always want to encourage and nurture any such godward interest as much as possible. Dennis Gundersen’s book can help parents point a child to Christ, and guide them in walking along a biblical path that avoids manipulation and false assurance on the one hand, and presumption and neglect on the other.
    — Donald S. Whitney, Associate Professor of Biblical Spirituality, Senior Associate Dean of the School of Theology, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky

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  • Long Story Short


    Transform Your Family with Ten Minutes a Day in the Gospel Story Christian parents know the importance of passing the gospel story on to their children, yet we live in a busy world filled with distractions. Schedules collide, there is homework and yard work and dishes and laundry, the car s oil should be changed, there are phone calls to make…and before you know it, everyone is getting to bed late again. The Bible can seem like a long story for an active family to read, but when you break it down into short sections, as Marty Machowski does, family devotions are easy to do. Long Story Short will help busy parents share with their children how every story in the Old Testament points forward to God s story of salvation through Jesus Christ. You won t find a more important focus for a family devotional than a daily highlighting of the gospel of grace. Clever stories and good moral lessons may entertain and even help children, but the gospel will transform children. The gospel is deep enough to keep the oldest and wisest parents learning and growing all their lives, yet simple enough to transform the heart of the first grader who has just begun to read. Ten minutes a day, five days a week is enough time to pass on the most valuable treasure the world has ever known. Long Story Short is a family devotional program designed to explain God s plan of salvation through the Old Testament and is suitable for children from preschool through high school.

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  • Faithful Parent : A Biblical Guide To Raising A Family


    Foreword By Tedd Tripp
    Part One: The Biblical Basis
    1. Goal Of Parenting And One’s Hope
    2. Salvation And Sanctification Of The Child
    Part Two: The Everyday Life
    3. The Infant
    4. The Toddler
    5. The Preschooler
    6. The School-age Child
    7. The Teenager
    8. Parents Who Provoke
    Part Three: The Persevering Parent
    9. Special Cases
    10. When Things Don’t Go As Planned
    11. Conclusion
    Appendix A: Presenting The Gospel In It’s Context: Faithfully Sowing The Seed According To The Scriptures
    Appendix B: Put Off / Put On Dynamic
    Appendix C: The Making Of A Man Of God
    Appendix D: Taking Thoughts Captive

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    This book is a compelling read – it gives practical advice and biblical hope to parents of children of all ages. Most parenting books outright, or indirectly, promise a good outcome if you only follow their suggestions. The Faithful Parent gives many practical, biblically-based suggestions but promises that the most important relationship in any family is vertical – between parents and God. it is the Christian parent in being faithful that glorifies God. It is the faithful parent who has the biggest impact on their children.

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  • Big Truths For Young Hearts


    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 Little 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.

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  • 1 Year Of Dinner Table Devotions And Discussion Starters


    A daily serving of spiritual nourishment for your whole family
    Between sports practice, music lessons, and homework, we can feel like our days pass by without ever really talking with each other about the most important matters of life and faith. This family devotional by popular author and mom Nancy Guthrie serves up a year’s worth of daily truths from God’s Word to chew on and apply to real life. Going beyond Bible stories, your whole family will enjoy discussing biblical words and themes at a level kids from 5 to 95 will understand and relate to.
    Each day’s devotion includes:

    several scriptures on the day’s theme to read together
    a brief devotion that gets everyone thinking and talking
    discussion starter questions to engage even the youngest and most reluctant participants
    Transform family devotions from a dry lecture into a dynamic conversation around your family dinner table as you draw closer to each other, and closer to God himself.

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  • Angry Children : Understanding And Helping Your Child Regain Control


    If you have an angry child you are most likely worn out, confused, and looking for answers to questions like these:
    How can I restore sanity to this chaos?
    How can I prevent these anger storms in my child?
    Why does this rage seem to explode from out of nowhere?

    Dr. Michael R. Emlet offers you needed help by explaining both the deeper heart issues and possible physical weaknesses that can fuel a child’s angry explosions. Then, using his experience as a doctor, counselor, and parent, he applies the truths of the Bible to your child’s struggles with anger and outlines practical strategies for helping your child learn self-control.

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