Parents' Guide to the Spiritual Growth of Children
Passing on a heritage of faith to children is an incredible priviledge God gives to parents. And now there's a tool to help make it easy! Inside Parents' Guide To The Spiritual Growth Of Children, you'll find dozens of simple,...
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Passing on a heritage of faith to children is an incredible priviledge God gives to parents. And now there's a tool to help make it easy! Inside Parents' Guide To The Spiritual Growth Of Children, you'll find dozens of simple, practical ways to not only tell your children what you believe, but to show them how to make faith in God part of everyday life.^^This comprehensive guide includes helpful reference sections, such as:^^* The Greatest Gift You Can Give^* Your Children's Ages And Stages^* Designing a Plan For Your Family^* Practical Questions And Resources^^Encouraging, empowering and enlightening, Parents' Guide To The Spiritual Growth Of Children takes every Christian parent's desire to pass their faith along to their children - and helps put that desire into action.
Most Christian parents want to provide spiritual training for their children but simply don't know how to go about doing it. This book helps parents be the primary spiritual trainers for their children with information on what to teach, when to teach it and how to do it in an easy, enjoyable way for the whole family.
This lead product from Focus on the Family provides parents with a resource to help their children develop a personal faith. The book provides an overview of children's spiritual capacity and understanding at different age levels. It also includes practical advice to help parents be the spiritual "trainers" of their children through engaging activities, exercises, and projects that can be completed individually or as a family. ^FEATURES Overview of children's spiritual capacity and understanding at different ages Offers rationale for teaching specific spiritual principles and disciplines Equips parents to train children by providing engaging activities, exercises, and projects to complete individually or as a family Great tool for parents and educators of children ages 0-12 Shows parents how to make a spiritual training plan
John Trent (PhD., North Central Texas Federation of Colleges and Universities) is president of StrongFamilies.com and The Center for StrongFamilies, a training center in Scottsdale, Arizona, where lay leaders, counselors, and pastors are trained to become StrongFamily Coaches in their churches and corporate settings.
Dr Trent is a much sought-after speaker on the topics of building strong relationships and strong workplace teams. He has authored and coauthored more then a dozen award-winning and best-selling books for adults and children. His books include The Blessing, The 2-Degree Difference, Chasing Skinny Rabbits and The Treasure Tree. John has been a featured guest on numerous radio and television programs across the country. He and his wife, Cindy, have been married for more then twenty-eight years and have two daughters.
Kurt Bruner is pastor of Spiritual Formation at Lake Pointe Church near Dallas, a graduate of Talbot Seminary and author of books with combined sales of over 500,000 copies, including The Divine Drama, the recent best-seller Finding God in The Lord of the Rings; Inklings of God; Finding God in the Story of Amazing Grace and Shedding Light on His Dark Materials a critique of the writings of Philip Pullmann.
Growing up, Rick Osborne really liked Superman. Superman did what was right, he did cool things that other people couldn't do, and he never quit. The Bible is full of great Superman-type stories where God helps good guys battle evil guys with his awesome supernatural help. By telling these stories, Rick loves to help boys see the real-life superhero that God wants each of them to be. Rick lives with his family up north in Canada, closer to where Superman built his fortress.