Parenting

Parenting is no easy task.To parent in a biblical way is even tougher. Yet that is precisely the thing to which each Christian parent is called. The standards are high. But so too are the rewards.The biblical requirement placed upon each parent is direct and basic. Train up your children in the fear and admonition of the Lord (Eph. 6:4). If you do so, the Lord promises that He will be God to you and to your children forever (Gen. 17:7; Acts 2:39).

Modes of parenting may differ with each different personality. But the object and goal of parenting is a fixed star. Our children belong to Christ. We are charged with parenting them so that they will grow to love and fear Him all their days. No easy task indeed!

Many men and women are choosing to put off or even completely forego having children. When they do finally let the “biological clock” alarm them into having kids, too often these modern parents are willing to abdicate their God-given role. Let the daycare do it. Let the public schools do it. Let the church do it. Let anyone else do it, but don’t blame the parents! Not long ago you might have heard a certain First Lady promote the idea, “It takes a village to raise a child.” Perhaps there’s some truth to that. But the role and task of parenting is given first and primarily, not to the village, but to the home. Parents must once again lay hold of the duty, but also of the glorious privilege of being parents.

It's not enough to simply choose to be good parents. Many of us lack a workable model. The what and how of good parenting is no longer being passed effectively from one generation to others.

Thankfully, Christian parents are not cast on their own resources alone. The Bible offers rich bounties of instruction and comfort to parents and children alike. And there are other helps too. The books below are offered to encourage the weary and provide parental wisdom to those who are seeking it.

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Active Baby, Healthy Brain
by Margaret Sassé
from Experiment
for Adult
in Pregnancy & Infant Care (Location: C08-07E)
$15.95 $10.50 (1 in stock)
Against the Tide
by Julie Hiramine, Megan Briggs
2nd edition
for Adult
in Sex Education (Location: B18-15B)
$14.00 (1 in stock)
Age of Opportunity
Resources for Changing Lives
by Paul Tripp
2nd edition from P&R Publishing
in Parenting Teens (Location: C02-02D)
$12.50 $9.00 (4 in stock)
All for the Newborn Baby
by Phyllis Root
1st edition from Candlewick Press
for Adult
in Pregnancy & Infant Care (Location: C08-07E)
$2.50 (1 in stock)
Almost 12
by Kenneth N. Taylor
from Sonlight Curriculum, Ltd.
for 5th-6th grade
in Sex Education (Location: B18-15B)
$2.50 (1 in stock)
Already Gone
by Britt Beemer, Ken Ham, with Todd Hillard
from New Leaf Press
for 11th-Adult
in Parenting Teens (Location: C02-02D)
$11.00 $7.00 (2 in stock)
Already Gone - DVD
by Ken Ham
from Answers in Genesis
for Adult
in Parenting Teens (Location: C02-02D)
$11.00 $8.00 (1 in stock)
Angel in the Waters
by Regina Doman
from Sophia Institute Press
Realistic Fiction for Preschool-Kindergarten
in Pregnancy & Infant Care (Location: C08-07E)
$6.95
Art of Natural Family Planning
by John F. Kippley, Sheila K. Kippley
4th edition
for Adult
in Pregnancy & Infant Care (Location: C08-07E)
$5.00 (1 in stock)
Babies With Down Syndrome
2nd edition
for Adult
in Special Needs / Learning Disabilities (Location: B11-03A)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Baby Book
from Little, Brown & Company
for Adult
in Pregnancy & Infant Care (Location: C08-07E)
$8.00 (1 in stock)
Baby Signs
by Linda Acredolo, Susan Goodwyn
1st edition from Contemporary Books
for Adult
in Clearance: Foreign Language (Location: BLG-03A)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Be Fruitful and Multiply
by Nancy Campbell
from Vision Forum
for Adult
in Pregnancy & Infant Care (Location: C08-07E)
$6.00 (2 in stock)
Beautiful Babies
by Kristen Michaelis
1st edition from Victory Belt Publishing
for Adult
in Pregnancy & Infant Care (Location: C08-07E)
$24.95
Before I Was Born
God's Design for Sex Book 2
by Carolyn Nystrom & Sandra Speidel
from NavPress
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Sex Education (Location: B18-15B)
$5.00 (2 in stock)
Before I was Born
God's Design for Sex #2
by Carolyn Nystrom
New Edition from NavPress
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in Sex Education (Location: B18-15B)
$10.99
Before You Meet Prince Charming
by Sarah Mally
from Tomorrow's Forefathers
for 8th-12th grade
in Preparing for Marriage (Location: C02-01E)
$14.00 $8.00 (2 in stock)
Before You Were Born
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Sex Education (Location: B18-15B)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
Beginning Life
by Geraldine Lux Flanagan
from DK Publishing
for 4th-6th grade
in Pregnancy & Infant Care (Location: C08-07E)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
Best Friends, Worst Enemies
by Michael Thomspon, Catherine O'Neill Grace
from Ballantine Books
for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: C08-02E)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Biblical Childrearing - CD
Canon Press Audio Series
by Doug Wilson
from Canon Press
in Canon Audio (Location: C01-01B)
$10.00
Biblical Roadmap for Parenting Children - DVD
by Matt Whitling
from Canon Press
for Adult
in Canon Audio (Location: C01-01B)
$24.00
Bilingual Family
by Edith Harding-Esch, Philip Riley
2nd edition from Cambridge University
for Adult
in Special Needs / Learning Disabilities (Location: B11-03A)
$14.00 (1 in stock)
Birth
by Tina Cassidy
from Grove Publishing
for Adult
in Pregnancy & Infant Care (Location: C08-07E)
$7.50 (1 in stock)
Birth Partner
by Penny Simkin
2nd Edition from Harvard University Press
for Adult
in Pregnancy & Infant Care (Location: C08-07E)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Blender Baby Food
by Nicole Young, Nadine Day
from Robert Rose
for Adult
in Pregnancy & Infant Care (Location: C08-07E)
$5.00 (1 in stock)
Blessing Chart
by Pam Forster
from Doorposts
for Preschool-6th grade
in Doorposts Materials (Location: B12-01B)
$6.50
Blessing Chart (small)
by Pam Forster
from Doorposts
for Preschool-6th grade
in Doorposts Materials (Location: B12-01B)
$6.50
Blessing Chart Patterns
by Pam Forster
from Doorposts
for Kindergarten-6th grade
in Doorposts Materials (Location: B12-01B)
$5.00 $2.00 (1 in stock)
Bound for Glory
by R.C. Sproul Jr.
2nd edition from Tolle Lege Press
for Adult
in Covenant Family (Location: C02-01C)
$14.95
Boundaries With Kids
by Henry Cloud, John Townsend
from Zondervan
for Adult
in Parenting (Location: C02-02A)
Boundaries with Teens
by John Townsend
from Zondervan
in Parenting Teens (Location: C02-02D)
$14.50
Boy's Body Book
by Kelli Dunham
3rd edition from Applesauce Press
for 5th-8th grade
in Sex Education (Location: B18-15B)
$12.95
Boys and Girls Playing
by J. C. Ryle
from Soli Deo Gloria
for 3rd-5th grade
in Wholesome Reading (Location: A11-01B)
$16.95 $12.00 (4 in stock)
Brain Rules for Baby
by John Medina
2nd edition from Pear Press
for Nursery-Preschool
$15.95
Bringing Up Girls
by James C. Dobson
from Tyndale House
for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: C08-02E)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Brother-Offended Checklist (large chart)
by Pam Forster
from Doorposts
for Kindergarten-6th grade
in Doorposts Materials (Location: B12-01B)
$11.00
Brother-Offended Checklist (small, color, laminated)
by Pam Forster
from Doorposts
for Kindergarten-6th grade
in Doorposts Materials (Location: B12-01B)
$11.00
Celebration of Children
by Edith Schaeffer
from Baker Books
for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: C08-02E)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Checklist for Parents
by Pam Forster
from Doorposts
in Parenting (Location: C02-02A)
$5.50 $3.50 (1 in stock)
Child Training Boot Camp: A Thirty-Day Bible Study
Bible Study For Busy Mamas
by Pam Forster
1st edition from Doorposts
for Adult
in Bible Studies for Women (Location: ACB-01A)
$10.00
Child Training Tips
by Reb Bradley
2nd edition from Foundation for Biblical Research
for Adult
in Discipline & Child Training (Location: C02-02C)
$5.00 (2 in stock)
Children and the Dominion Mandate - CD
by William Einwechter
from Vision Forum
for Adult
in Vision Forum Audio (Location: C08-02A)
$7.00
Children for Christ
by Andrew Murray
from Eremitical Press
for Adult
in Parenting (Location: C02-02A)
$14.95
Children's Medical Guide
by Dr. Steve Miller & Dr. Bernard Valman
from DK Publishing
for Adult
in Pregnancy & Infant Care (Location: C08-07E)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
Choreganizers
by Jennifer Steward
2nd edition from Steward Ship
for Kindergarten-6th grade
in Life Skills for Kids (Location: CPB-06B)
$17.95
Christian Father's Present to His Children
by John Angell James
from Soli Deo Gloria
for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: C08-02E)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Christian Living in the Home
by Jay Adams
from P&R Publishing
for 10th-Adult
in Practical Christian Living (Location: C03-02E)
$8.50
Cleaning House
by Kay Wills Wyma
1st. from WaterBrook Press
for Adult
in Discipline & Child Training (Location: C02-02C)
$8.00 (1 in stock)
Come Back, Barbara
by C. John Miller & Barbara Miller Juliani
2nd edition from P&R Publishing
in Parenting Teens (Location: C02-02D)
$10.00
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