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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940 Saturdays
for Adult
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$7.00 (1 in stock)
Accountable Kids
by Scott W. Heaton and Traci S. Heaton, Illustrated by Rene Sundberg
from LogicTrade Publishing
for Adult
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$8.00 (1 in stock)
Active Baby, Healthy Brain
by Margaret Sassé
from Experiment
for Adult
in Pregnancy & Infant Care (Location: PRE-INF)
$11.17
Adventuring Together
by Greta Eskridge
from Thomas Nelson Publishers
for Adult
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$9.00 (1 in stock)
Age of Opportunity
Resources for Changing Lives
by Paul Tripp
2nd edition from P&R Publishing
in Parenting Teens (Location: XFA-PAR)
$9.50 $5.00 (4 in stock)
Already Gone
by Britt Beemer, Ken Ham, with Todd Hillard
from New Leaf Press
for 11th-Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: XCLE)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Already Gone - DVD
by Ken Ham
from Answers in Genesis
for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: XCLE)
$7.50
Angel in the Waters
by Regina Doman
from Sophia Institute Press
Realistic Fiction for Preschool-Kindergarten
in Pregnancy & Infant Care (Location: PRE-INF)
$6.95
Anger Workbook for Christian Parents
by Les Carter, Frank Minirth
1st edition from Jossey-Bass
for Adult
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$8.00 (1 in stock)
Asperger Syndrome and Your Child: A Parent's Guide
by Michael D. Powers, with Janet Poland
from Collins Wellness
for Adult
in Special Needs / Learning Disabilities (Location: HSR-SPEC)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
Awaking Wonder
by Sally Clarkson
from Bethany House
for Adult
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$24.99
Beautiful Babies
by Kristen Michaelis
1st edition from Victory Belt Publishing
for Adult
in Pregnancy & Infant Care (Location: PRE-INF)
$21.00 $14.00 (1 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: HEAL-SEXED)
$6.00 (2 in stock)
Before I was Born
God's Design for Sex #2
by Carolyn Nystrom
Newly Revised & Updated from NavPress
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in Sex Education (Location: HEAL-SEXED)
$10.99 $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: XCLE)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Between Worlds
by Marilyn R. Gardner
from Doorlight Publications
for Adult
in Diversity & Multicultural Books (Location: HISMC-MUL)
$11.00 (1 in stock)
Bilingual Family
by Edith Harding-Esch, Philip Riley
2nd edition from Cambridge University
for Adult
in Clearance: Home School Resources (Location: ZCLE-HSR)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Blessing Chart (large, color)
by Pam Forster
from Doorposts
for Preschool-6th grade
in Doorposts Materials (Location: BIB-CHDP)
Blessing Chart (small)
by Pam Forster
from Doorposts
for Preschool-6th grade
in Doorposts Materials (Location: BIB-CHDP)
$6.50
Blessing Chart Patterns
by Pam Forster
from Doorposts
for Kindergarten-6th grade
in Doorposts Materials (Location: BIB-CHDP)
$5.00
Blessing, The
by Gary Smalley & John Trent, Ph.D.
from Pocket Books
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Bound for Glory
by R.C. Sproul Jr.
2nd edition from Tolle Lege Press
for Adult
in Covenant Family (Location: XFA-COV)
$14.95
Boundaries With Kids
by Henry Cloud, John Townsend
from Zondervan
for Adult
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$6.50 (2 in stock)
Boundaries With Kids - Small Group Participant's Guide
by Henry Cloud, John Townsend
from Zondervan
for Adult
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$5.00 (1 in stock)
Boy's Body Book
by Kelli Dunham
5th edition from Applesauce Press
for 5th-8th grade
in Sex Education (Location: HEAL-SEXED)
$12.95
Boys and Girls Playing
by J. C. Ryle
from Soli Deo Gloria
for 3rd-5th grade
in Morality Tales (Location: FIC-WHO)
$16.95 $8.00 (2 in stock)
Brain Rules for Baby
by John Medina
2nd edition from Pear Press
for Nursery-Preschool
$15.95
Brother-Offended Checklist (large chart)
by Pam Forster
from Doorposts
for Kindergarten-6th grade
in Doorposts Materials (Location: BIB-CHDP)
Brother-Offended Checklist (small, color, laminated)
by Pam Forster
from Doorposts
for Kindergarten-6th grade
in Doorposts Materials (Location: BIB-CHDP)
$11.00 $6.00 (1 in stock)
Child Proof
by Julie Lowe
from New Growth Press
for Adult
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$8.00 (1 in stock)
Choreganizers
by Jennifer Steward
2nd edition from Steward Ship
for Kindergarten-6th grade
in Life Skills for Kids (Location: SS-LIFE)
Christian Child-Rearing and Personality Development
by Paul D. Meier
2nd edition from Baker Books
for Adult
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Christian Home and Family Worship w/audio book CD
by Steve Demme
from Building Faith Families
for Adult
in Family Worship (Location: BIB-FAWO)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
Cleaning House
by Kay Wills Wyma
1st. from WaterBrook Press
for Adult
in Discipline & Child Training (Location: XFA-DIS)
$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: XFA-PAR)
$11.99
Comforting Hearts, Teaching Minds
by Starr Meade
from P&R Publishing
for Adult
in Family Worship (Location: BIB-FAWO)
$14.99 $9.00 (1 in stock)
Complete Guide to Baby and Child Care
by Paul C. Reisser
from Focus on the Family
for Adult
in Pregnancy & Infant Care (Location: PRE-INF)
$30.00
Connected Child
by Karyn B. Purvis, David R. Cross, Wendy Lyons Sunshine
1st edition from McGraw-Hill
for Adult
in Special Needs / Learning Disabilities (Location: HSR-SPEC)
$9.00 (2 in stock)
Correcting Your Child in Love
by Abner C. Sumrall
from Xulon Press
for Adult
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$11.99 $6.00 (1 in stock)
Covenant Household - CD
Canon Press Audio Series
by Doug Wilson
from Canon Press
in Canon Audio (Location: XMED-CAN)
$12.00
Creative Correction
by Lisa Whelchel
from Tyndale House
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: XCLE)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Creative Correction
by Lisa Whelchel
from Tyndale House
for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: XCLE)
$6.00 (2 in stock)
Creative Family Times
by Allen Hadidian, Will Wilson
from Moody Press
for Adult
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$1.50 (1 in stock)
Delight-Full
by Kate E. Collins
from The Family Bookshelf
for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: XCLE)
$9.50
Don't Make Me Count to Three!
by Ginger Plowman
from Shepherd Press
for Adult
in Discipline & Child Training (Location: XFA-DIS)
$11.00 $7.50 (2 in stock)
Doorposts Character Training Package
by Pam Forster
from Doorposts
for Nursery-4th grade
in Doorposts Materials (Location: BIB-CHDP)
Doorposts Parenting Charts Set
by Pam Forster
from Doorposts
for Kindergarten-6th grade
in Doorposts Materials (Location: BIB-CHDP)
$27.00
Doorposts Parenting Essentials Package
by Pam Forster
from Doorposts
for Nursery-4th grade
in Doorposts Materials (Location: BIB-CHDP)
Duggars: 20 and Counting
by Michelle & Jim Bob Duggar
from Howard Books
for Adult
in Covenant Family (Location: XFA-COV)
$13.00
Duties of Parents
by J. C. Ryle
from Grace & Truth Books
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$2.50 (1 in stock)
Duties of Parents
by J. C. Ryle
from Lamplighter Publishing
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$8.00
Empty Nest
by Elyse Fitzpatrick
from New Growth Press
for Adult
in CCEF Counseling booklets (Location: XCL-CCEF)
$3.99
Engaging Today's Prodigal
by Carol Barnier
New Edition from Moody Press
for Adult
in Parenting Teens (Location: XFA-PAR)
$12.99
Everyday Talk
by John A. Younts
from Shepherd Press
for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: XCLE)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Facing the Facts
God's Design for Sex Book 4
by Stan & Brenna Jones
from NavPress
for 6th-8th grade
in Sex Education (Location: HEAL-SEXED)
$15.99 $10.00 (1 in stock)
Faithful Parent
by Martha Peace & Stuart Scott
from P&R Publishing
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$9.00 (1 in stock)
Families Where Grace Is in Place
by Jeff VanVonderen
Reprint from Bethany House
for Adult
in Covenant Family (Location: XFA-COV)
$15.99
Family Celebrations at Birthdays and for Vacations and Other Holidays
by Ann Hibbard
from Baker Books
for Adult
in Holidays (Location: HOLIDAY)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Family Driven Faith
by Voddie Baucham
from Crossway Books
for Adult
in Covenant Family (Location: XFA-COV)
$8.00 (3 in stock)
Family Driven Faith
by Voddie Baucham
from Crossway Books
for Adult
in Covenant Family (Location: XFA-COV)
$12.79
Family Practice
by R.C. Sproul Jr., editor
from P&R Publishing
for Adult
in Covenant Family (Location: XFA-COV)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
Family Worship Book
by Terry L. Johnson
from Christian Focus Publications
for 11th-Adult
in Family Worship (Location: BIB-FAWO)
$19.50
Family: God's Weapon for Victory
by Robert Andrews
2nd edition from Sentinel Press
for 10th-Adult
in Covenant Family (Location: XFA-COV)
$12.00 $7.00 (2 in stock)
Fit to Burst
by Rachel Jankovic
Fir from Canon Press
for Adult
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$12.00 $8.00 (1 in stock)
Five Love Languages of Children
by Gary D. Chapman, Ross Campbell, Ross Campbell MD
New Edition from Northfield Publishing
for Adult
in Discipline & Child Training (Location: XFA-DIS)
$8.00 (2 in stock)
Five Love Languages of Children
by Gary D. Chapman, Ross Campbell, Ross Campbell MD
New Edition from Northfield Publishing
for Adult
in Discipline & Child Training (Location: XFA-DIS)
$8.00 (1 in stock)
Five Love Languages of Teenagers
by Gary Chapman
from Northfield Publishing
for Adult
in Parenting Teens (Location: XFA-PAR)
Flourish
by Mary Jo Tate
from Apologia Educational Ministries
for Adult
in Practical Home Schooling (Location: HSR-PRAC)
$6.50 (1 in stock)
For Instruction in Righteousness
by Pam Forster
3rd edition from Doorposts
in Doorposts Materials (Location: BIB-CHDP)
$25.00 (1 in stock)
For Instruction in Righteousness
by Pam Forster
3rd edition from Doorposts
in Doorposts Materials (Location: BIB-CHDP)
$36.00
For This Is Right
by Pam Forster
from Doorposts
for 7th-10th grade
in Doorposts Materials (Location: BIB-CHDP)
$18.00
Foundations for Fathers - CD
Canon Press Audio Series
by Doug Wilson
from Canon Press
in Canon Audio (Location: XMED-CAN)
$9.00
From Conception to Birth
by Alexander Tsiaras
1st edition from Doubleday & Company
in Pregnancy & Infant Care (Location: PRE-INF)
$18.00 (1 in stock)
Geek Dad
by Ken Denmead
from Gotham Books
for Adult
in Dangerous Books for Kids (Location: SS-DAN)
$18.00
Get Outta My Face!
by Rick Horne
from Shepherd Press
in Parenting Teens (Location: XFA-PAR)
Getting to the Heart of Parenting - DVD
by Paul David Tripp
from Paul Tripp Ministries
for Adult
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$30.00 (1 in stock)
Give Them Grace
by Elyse M. Fitzpatrick, Jessica Thompson
from Crossway Books
for Adult
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$11.99
God Made All of Me
by Justin S. Holcomb, Lindsey A. Holcomb
Fir from New Growth Press
for Nursery-3rd grade
in Sex Education (Location: HEAL-SEXED)
$15.99 $9.00 (1 in stock)
God Made Your Body
Pure Foundations
by Jim Burns
from Bethany House
for Nursery-Kindergarten
in Sex Education (Location: HEAL-SEXED)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
God Schooling
by Julie Polanco
from Morgan James Publishing
in Practical Home Schooling (Location: HSR-PRAC)
$8.50 (1 in stock)
God's Alphabet for Life
by Joel R. Beeke & Heidi Boorsma
2nd edition from Reformation Heritage Books
for 1st-3rd grade
in Family Worship (Location: BIB-FAWO)
God's Design
Making Him Known Series - Book 8
by Gary Steward, Sally Michael
from P&R Publishing
in Devotions for Kids (Location: BIB-DEV)
$16.99
Good and Angry
from Shaw Books
for Preschool-12th grade
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$7.00 (1 in stock)
Good Pictures Bad Pictures
by Kristen A. Jenson and Gail Poyner, Illustrated by Debbie Fox
1st edition from Glen Cove Press
for 2nd-5th grade
in Sex Education (Location: HEAL-SEXED)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
Gospel-Centered Parent
by Deborah Harrell, Jack Klumpenhower, Rose Marie Miller
Fir from New Growth Press
for Adult
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$12.79
Gospel-Powered Parenting
by William P. Farley
from P&R Publishing
for Adult
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$12.99 $7.50 (2 in stock)
Grace Based Parenting
by Dr. Tim Kimmel
from Thomas Nelson Publishers
for Adult
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$12.00 $6.00 (1 in stock)
Growing Up Christian
by Karl Graustein
from P&R Publishing
for 9th-Adult
in Growing Up Christian (Location: XCL-GROW)
$14.99
Growing Up Christian - CD
Canon Press Audio Series
by Doug Wilson
from Canon Press
for 4th-Adult
in Canon Audio (Location: XMED-CAN)
$6.00
Handoff
by Jeff Myers
from Legacy Worldwide
for Adult
in Clearance: Christian Books (Location: XCLE)
$8.50
Heart of Anger
by Lou Priolo
from Calvary Press
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$13.99 $12.00 (1 in stock)
Heartfelt Discipline
by Clay Clarkson
1st edition from Whole Heart Ministries
for Adult
in Discipline & Child Training (Location: XFA-DIS)
$15.00
Hints on Child Training
by H. Clay Trumbull
from Great Expectations Book Co.
for Adult
in Discipline & Child Training (Location: XFA-DIS)
$8.99 $6.00 (1 in stock)
Hold On to Your Kids
by Gordon Neufeld, Ph.D. & Gabor Maté, M.D.
Reprint from Ballantine Books
for Adult
in Parenting (Location: XFA-PAR)
$11.20 (1 in stock)
Home Schooling Father
by Michael Farris
from Loyal Publishing
in Biblical Manhood (Location: XFA-MEN)
$5.00 (1 in stock)
Honey for a Teen's Heart
by Gladys Hunt & Barbara Hampton
from Zondervan
for 7th-Adult
in Recommended Book Lists (Location: LIR-REC)
$12.99
Honor Your Father and Mother
by Pam Forster
from Doorposts
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Doorposts Materials (Location: BIB-CHDP)
$12.00 $8.00 (1 in stock)
How & When to Tell Your Kids About Sex
by Brenna B. Jones, Stanton L. Jones
from NavPress
in Sex Education (Location: HEAL-SEXED)
$19.99
How a Man Prepares His Daughters for Life
LifeSkills For Men
by Michael Farris
from Bethany House
for Adult
in Raising Daughters (Location: XFA-DAU)
$5.00 (1 in stock)
How Babies are Made
by Andrew C. Andry and Steven Schepp; illustrated by Blake Hampton
from Little, Brown & Company
for Nursery-4th grade
in Sex Education (Location: HEAL-SEXED)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
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