We desire to partner with parents in helping disciple their children. In that process, there are needs and struggles that arise — this resource list has been put together with exactly that in mind. It’s a collection of resources to help you!  If you need additional direction or more resources, email Minister to Children Beth Howe at  .
Marriage & Parenting Books

8 Great Dates for Dads & Daughters: Talking with Your Daughters About Understanding Boys(Bob & Dannah Gresh)

8 Great Dates for Moms & Daughters: How to Talk About True Beauty, Cool Fashion, and Modesty(Dannah Gresh)

A Chickens Guide to Talking Turkey with Your Kids About Sex(Leman and Bell)

A Marriage After Gods Own Heart(David Clarke)

A Practical Guide to Cultural(John Stonestreet and Brett Kunkle)

Abduction(Carol Swain and Steve Feazel)

All You Need to Know About… Raising Girls(Melissa Trevathan and Sissy Goff)

Are my Kids on Track? The 12 Emotional, Social, and Spiritual Milestones Your Child Needs to Reach(Sissy Goff & David Thomas)

Bringing up Boys(Dr. James Dobson)

Christ-Centered Parenting: Gospel Conversations on Complex Cultural Issues(Russell Moore)

Don’t Make Me Count to Three!(Ginger Plowman)

Disciplines of a Godly Man(Kent Hughes)

Disciplines of a Godly Woman(Barbara Hughes)

Disciplines of a Godly Young Man(Kent Hughes)

Ever After(Vicki Courtney)

Five Conversations You MustHave with Your Daughter(Vicki Courtney)

Five Conversations You Must Have with Your Son(Vicki Courtney)

Five Love Languages of Children(Gary Chapman)

Give Them Grace: Dazzling Your Kids with the Love of Jesus(Elyse Fitzpatrick)

Glow Kids: How Screen Addiction is Hijacking our Kids(Nicholas Kardaras)

God and The Transgender Debate(Andrew Walker)

Grace Based Parenting(Dr. Tim Kimmel)

Hands Free Mama(Rachel Macy Stafford)

How to Help Your Child SayNO to Sexual Pressure(McDowell)

How to Mess up Your Child’s Life(Olivia and Kurt Bruner)

Intentional Parenting: Autopilot Is for Planes(Sissy Goff)

It's Better to Build Boys Than Mend Men(Truett Cathy)

Knights in Training: Ten Principles for Raising Honorable, Courageous, and Compassionate Boys(Heather Haupt)

Making Children Mind Without Losing Yours(Dr. Kevin Leman)

Modern Parents, Vintage Value: Instilling Character in Today’s Kids(Melissa Trevathan & Sissy Goff)

Mom Set Free(Jeannie Cunnion)

Nothing Less: Engaging Kids and a Lifetime of Faith(Jana Magruder)

Parenting Teens in a Confusing Culture(Mark Gregston)

Parenting with Scripture: A Tactical Guide for Teachable Moments(Kara Durbin)

Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family(Paul David Tripp)

Praying Circles Around Your Children(Mark Batterson)

Praying Scriptures for Your Children(Jodie Berndt)

Preparing Him for the Other Woman: A Mother's Guide to Raising Her Son to Love a Wife and Lead a Family(Sheri Rose Shepherd)

Present Over Perfect(Shauna Neiquist)

Raising Body-Confident Daughters: 8 Conversations to Have with Your Tween(Dannah Gresh)

Raising Boys and Girls(Sissy Goff, David Thomas, and Melissa Trevathan)

Raising Boys to be Like Jesus(Sharon Elliott)

Raising Grateful Kids in an Entitled World(Kristen Welch)

Raising Your Children with No Regrets(Catherine Hickem)

Real Marriage: The Truth About Sex, Friendship, and Life Together(Mark and Grace Driscoll)

Resolving Every Day Conflict(Ken Sande and Kevin Johnson)

Sacred Marriage(Gary Thomas)

Sacred Parenting(Gary Thomas)

Shepherding a Child’s Heart(Ted Tripp)

Show Them Jesus(Jack Klumpenhower)

Six Ways to Keep the “Good” in Your Boy: Guiding Your Son from His Tweens to His Teens(Dannah Gresh)

Six Ways to Keep the “Little” in Your Girl: Guiding Your Daughter from Her Tweens to Her Teens(Dannah Gresh)

Smart Money, Smart Kids(Dave Ramsey and Rachel Cruze)

Spiritual Growth of Children(John Trent)

Spiritual Parenting: An Awakening for Today’s Families(Michele Anthony)

Talk Now and Later: How to Lead Kids Through Life‘s Tough Topics(Brian Dollar)

Taming the Technology Monster: 8 Guiding Principles for Raising Digital Natives(Sissy Goff)

Teaching Kids Authentic Worship(Chapman)

The 10 Commandments of Marriage(Ed Young)

The 10 Commandments of Parenting(Ed Young)

The Art of Parenting(Family Life Today)

The Back Door to Your Teen’s Hearth: Learning What They Need and Helping Them Find It(Melissa Trevathan and Sissy Goff)

The Blessing(John Trent and Gary Smalley)

The Creative Marriage: Taking Innovative Action Towards Qualitative Growth(Ed and Lisa young)

The Disciple-Making Parent(Chap Bettis)

The Grieving Child: A Parent’s Guide(Helen Fitzgerald)

The Missional Mom(Helen Lee)

The Storm-Tossed Family(Russell Moore)

The Strong-Willed Child(Dr. James Dobson)

The Way They Should Go: Correcting Children Correctly(Laura Lou Tolles)

Things That go Bump in the Night: How to Help Your Children Overcome Their Fears(Warren & Minirth)

Transforming Children into Spiritual Champions(George Barna)

Tying the Family Knot: Meeting the Challenges of a Blended Family(Clark)

Wholly Kids: Guiding Kids to a Life in Christ(Lifeway)

Why They Stay(Dr. Steve Parr and Dr. Tom Crites)

Wild Things: The Art of Nurturing Boys(Stephen James and David Thomas)

Your Boy, Raising a Godly Son in an Ungodly World(Vicki Courtney)

Teaching Kids about Sex: 

Book 1: Boys ages 4-6: Why Boys and Girls are Different

Book 2: Boys ages 7-9: Where Do Babies Come From?

Book 3: Boys ages 10-12: How You Are Changing

Book 4: Boys ages 12-14: Sex and the New You

Book 5: Boys ages 15 and up: Love, Sex, and God

Book 6: For Parents: How to Talk Confidently with your Child about Sex

Studies for Children

Body. Beauty. Boys. The Truth About Girls and How We See Ourselves(Sarah Bragg)

Cracking the Covenant Code(Arthur & Arndt)

Extreme Adventures with God: Isaac, Esau, and Jacob(Arthur & Arndt)

God, What’s Your Name?(Arthur & Arndt)

God’s Amazing Creation: Genesis 1-2(Arthur & Arndt)

God’s Names(Sally Michael)

God… Should I be Baptized?(Laurie Donahue)

Gods Design for Sex Series(Stan and Brenna Jones)

His Names are Wonderful: Getting to Know God Through His Hebrew Names(Elizabeth L Vander Meulen and Barbara D Malda)

How to Handle Your Life…(Carine Mackenzie)

How to Study Your Bible for Kids(Arthur & Arndt)

It’s Great to be a Girl! A Guide to Your Changing Body(Dannah Gresh and Susie Weible)

It’s Great to be a Guy! God has a Plan for You… And Your Body!(Jarrod Sechler with Dannah Gresh)

Lady in Waiting for Little Girls: Strengthening the Heart of Your Princess(Jackie Kendall and Dede Kendall)

Lies Girls Believe(Dannah Gresh)

Lord, Teach Me to Pray for Kids(Arthur & Arndt)

Reflect(Vicki Courtney)

Taking the Plunge! A Baptism Book for Kids(Chris Gabbard)

Taking the Plunge! A Post-Baptism Book for Kids(Chris Gabbard)

The Case for Christ for Kids Series(Lee Strobel)

The Lily Series(Nancy Rue)

The Lord’s Supper, Let’s Get Ready?(Laurie Donahue)

What About Me?(Vicki Courtney)

Children & Family Devotionals

A Family Guide to the Bible(Christin Ditchfield)

Big Truths for Young Hearts(Bruce Ware)

Celebrating a Christ Centered Christmas; Ideas from A-to-Z(Sharon Jaynes)

I am a Christian Now What? 100 Devotions for Boys

I am a Christian Now What? 100 Devotions for Girls

Night Light(James Dobson)

Night Light for Parents(Dobson)

One Year Book of Devotions for Preschoolers(Focus on the Family)

One Year of Dinner Table Devotions & Discussion Starters(Nancy Guthrie)

Quick & Easy Devotions for Families on the Go! Not so Quiet Times: 240 Family Devotions from Psalms and Proverbs (Tracy Harrast)

Raising Kingdom Kids(Tony Evans)

ThanksLIVING Treasures(Family Life)

The Amazing Bible Factbook for Kids

The Holman Bible Concordance for Kids

The One Year Make It Stick Devotions(Dr. Emmett Cooper)

Three Minute Devotions for Guys

Three Minute Devotions for Teen Girls

Through the Bible Devotions(Mark Littleton)

Unseen: The Prince Warriors(Priscilla Shirer)

What Does God Want for Christmas?(FamilyLife)

What it Means to be a Christian?  100 Devotions for Girls

What it Means to be a Christian? 100 Devotions for Boys

Children’s Books That Teach

A Hat for Ivan(Max Lucado)

A Picture of God 3-in-1(Marxhausen)

A Very Merry Christmas Prayer(Bonnie Rickner Jensen)

Audrey Bunny(Angie Smith)

Because I Love You(Max Lucado)

Best of All(Max Lucado)

Easter Bunny, are You for Real?(Harold Myra)

Emily Lost Someone She Loved(Kathleen Fucci)

For God So Loved the World: My John 3:16 Book(Dandy Daily Mackall)

God Blesses Me(Dandy Daily Mackall)

God Gave Us Christmas(Lisa Tawn Bergren)

God Gave us Heaven(Lisa Tawn Bergren)

God Gave us You(Lisa Tawn Bergren)

God Made All of Me: A Book to Help Children Protect Their Bodies(Justin S Holcomb & Lindsey a Holcomb)

God’s Very Good Idea: A True Story of God’s Delightfully Different Family(Trillia Newbell)

Heaven God's Promise for Me(Anne Graham Lotz)

I said “no!” A Kid to Kid Guide to Keeping Private Parts Private(Zack and Kimberlee King)

 I’ve Got a Job to Do(Dandy Daily Mackall)

If Only I Had a Green Nose(Max Lucado)

Itsy-Bitsy Christmas(Max Lucado)

My Birthday, Jesus’ Birthday(Holly Davis)

My Easter Basket and the True Story of Easter(Mary Manz Simon)

My Heart Christ Home(Robert Boyd Munger)

Rag Baby(Karen Henley)

Sammy Experiences God(Tom Blackaby)

Sarah’s Grandma Goes to Heaven(Marybeth Boelts)

Someday Heaven(Larry Libby)

Squanto and The Miracle of Thanksgiving(Eric Metaxas)

Tell Me About Love(Joel Anderson)

The Christmas Star(Moira Butterfield)

The Church History ABC’s(Stephen J Nichols)

The Flowering Cross(Beth Ryan)

The Garden, The Curtain, and The Cross(Carl Laferton)

The Giving Manger(Allison Hottinger)

The Goodbye Boat(Mary Joslin)

The Greatest Name on Earth(Joel Anderson)

The House in the Middle of Town(Crystal Bowman)

The Legend of the Candy Cane(Lori Walberg)

The Legend of the Easter Egg(Lori Walburg)

The Legend of the Three Trees(George Taweel)

The Lord is My Shepherd(Joel Anderson)

The Pinetree Parable(Liz Curtis Hicks)

The Plans I Have for You(Amy Parker)

The Princess and the Kiss: A Story of God’s Gift of Purity(Jennie Bishop)

The Sparkle Box(Jill Hardie)

The Wonderful World That God Made(PJ Lyons)

This is the Gospel: A Kids Read Truth Story & Scripture Book(Kids Read Truth)

This Squire and the Scroll: A Tale of the Rewards of a Pure Heart(Jennie Bishop)

What Does it Mean to be Poor?(Joye Smith)

What in the World do you do When Your Parent’s Divorce? A Survival Guide for Kids(Kent Winchester and Roberta Beyer)

When Creepy Things Come Out(Melody Carlson)

When Someone Dies: Find Comfort in Jesus(Julie Stiegemeyer)

Where is God?(Dr. Laura Schlessinger)

Who is God?(Carolyn Nystrom)

Who Sang the First Song(Ellie Holcomb)

Who’s Your Daddy?(Lisa and Missy Harper)

Why Should I be Afraid?(Joel Anderson)

With My Mom, With My Dad: A Book About Divorce(Marybeth Boelts)

You are Mine(Max Lucado)

You are Special(Max Lucado)

Your Special Gift(Max Lucado)

Video Resources

The Family Project Focus on the Family

The TALKS DVD Barrett & Jennifer Johnson

Online Resources Available

Bible Skills for Kids by Lifeway

Levels of Biblical Learning by Lifeway

Right Now Media



Chronological Study Bible

Day by Day Kids Bible: Read the Bible in One Year Seven Minutes a Day!(Karen Henley)

Kids Visual Study Bible

Look and Find Bible Story Book

Read to Me Bible

The Big Book of Bible Stories for Toddlers

The Big Picture Interactive Bible

The Big Picture Interactive Bible Stories in Five Minutes

The Jesus Storybook Bible(Sally Lloyd Jones)