Our church leadership desires to provide things to help our members grow in their faith.
We understand that life is hard. We want to do everything we can to partner with our families and individuals to help and guide you along the way. We don’t pretend to have all the answers, but we do know that sometimes we all can use a little help.
Resources available include: Books on Parenting kids of all ages, Family Worship Guides (weekly devotionals), Activity ideas for families and individuals, and much more.
Here are reviews of some of the most popular choices:
The Legacy Path: Discover Intentional Spiritual Parenting
Every path has a destination. Brian Haynes wants to take parents down the path of intentional spiritual parenting. The destination is a new generation of children emerging as adults who know how to love God and love people. This new generation will also know how to equip their own children to do the same. The Legacy Path is a book meant to change the culture by moving our our children and grandchildren toward life God’s way instead of life portrayed as right in the eyes of the world. The reader will find many practical steps explained allowing the destination to be reached.
Tech Savy Parenting: Navigating Your Child’s Digital Life by Brian Housman
Every parent struggles to find a balance with cell phones, social networks, and video games in the lives of their kids. Most parents feel overwhelmed and ill-equipped to set boundaries for their kids because they don’t know what to do with the technology themselves. Tech Savvy Parenting will give parents the practical tools and resources needed to help the whole family use technology wisely and responsibly. It is a valuable resource allowing parents to move from being frustrated to being tech savvy. This full color book includes 22 infographics and 18 resources that help bring the technical information to life.
Connecting Church and Home by Dr. Tim Kimmel
Tim Kimmel gives a comprehensive strategy to churches for family ministry as well as a plan for parents seeking to pass their faith to the next generation. He shares valuable tools for the church to use to build a strong family ministry. A child who has seen grace lived out in front of him at church and at home is much more inclined toward staying committed to a relationship with God into adulthood. So Kimmel shares what a grace-based family ministry looks like in a local church. He also teaches parents how to translate every part of ministry they are exposed to at church to translate into spiritual training at home.
52 Creative Family Time Experiences By Tim Smith
Fun is the key ingredient in the family time experience and allows for a natural process of sharing faith to develop between parents and kids. Timothy Smith gives the ideal tool to parents making this possible using 20 minutes a week. This book provides 52 experiences for families to share time together with lasting benefits. Each experience includes a short Scripture reading, games, activities, and guided discussion that will draw families closer together and closer to God. The author also includes adaptation for younger children and teens with many of the activities. Timothy Smith writes with creativity and experience in family ministry.