Having a child ask big questions about life and faith in Jesus can for some be a daunting moment as you may be unsure about how to respond. Below you’ll find great resources to help you and your children learn more about what it means to be a follower of Jesus sharing the goodness of God with everyone. We have a small collection of resources in the church office, if you would like to borrow any of them please do email firstname.lastname@example.org or ring the office.
There are lots of resources, articles and tips on how to nurture faith at home, as well as videos and podcasts to subscribe to. A number of their physical resources are available from the church office. Get in touch to borrow any.
Here are a few great books for parents, we have copies of these available to borrow, just get in touch.
The Bible is the best way to explore what God is saying….
Try Praying for Kids
A 7 day prayer guide with activities, stories and games to help 5-10 year olds discover what prayer is all about.
All Together by Steve and Bekah Legg
Bring your family together and enjoy a shared, daily experience of the Bible. Each day of this devotional includes a short Bible reading along with thoughts and questions that open up the scriptures and spark conversation.
Praying the Prayers of the Bible by James Banks
Using the prayers of the Bible, encouraging reflections, and prayer starters, author James Banks helps you engage in intimate conversations with God. In Praying the Prayers of the Bible, you’ll find prayers of praise and thanksgiving, prayers for wisdom and direction, prayers for blessing, and much more. This powerful collection of prayers can help you strengthen and deepen your relationship with God, experience a closer walk with Him, and apply His Word to your everyday life.
My Kid's Prayer Journal: 100 Days of Prayer & Praise
My Kid's Prayer Journal is the perfect tool for your child to build a better relationship with Christ! Start each day reciting the Lord's Prayer and then sit with your child as you go through the guided prompts to help cultivate your child's understanding of prayer and their relationship with God!
LONG STORY SHORT BY Marty Machowski
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 Gods story of salvation through Jesus Christ.
Old Story New By Marty Machowski
Filled with adventure, suspense, drama, and mystery, the gospel story easily captures the attention of children. Even better, the gospel story gives life. We are saved and our children are saved as we review the story of the gospel.
Parentalk: The Primary Years
Free monthly practical podcasts all about helping mums and dads do the best job they can at bringing up their children.