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By J. I. Packard
J. I. Packer's Knowing God has become a classic of the Christian faith. Why? While it gives us information about God with clarity and grace, it does much more - it aids us in actually knowing him, in building our relationship with him, and helps draw us closer to him in love and worship. This 20th anniversary edition of Packer's classic has new Americanized text, reader-friendly type, and a new preface. Study guide not included. Book available in Midland Free church library.
Moments with You: Daily Connections for Couples
By Dennis & Barbara Rainey
Dennis and Barbara Rainey know from experience that the secret to spiritual growth for couples is more time together. In the pages of Moments with You, the Raineys offer what couples need to get started or to continue growing in their quiet times together. These short but poignant biblical devotions are enjoyable and easy to use, providing a daily discussion point, prayer and Scripture reference.
One Year of Dinner Table Devotions & Discussion Starters: 365 Opportunities to Grow Closer to God as a Family
By Nancy Guthrie
A daily serving of spiritual nourishment for your whole family. Between sports practice, music lessons, and homework, we can feel like our days pass by without ever really talking with each other about the most important matters of life and faith. This family devotional by popular author and mom Nancy Guthrie serves up a year's worth of daily truths from God's Word to chew on and apply to real life. Going beyond Bible stories, your whole family will enjoy discussing biblical words and themes at a level kids from 5 to 95 will understand and relate to.
Each day's devotion includes:
- several scriptures on the day's theme to read together
- a brief devotion that gets everyone thinking and talking
- discussion starter questions to engage even the youngest and most reluctant participants
Transform family devotions from a dry lecture into a dynamic conversation around your family dinner table as you draw closer to each other, and closer to God himself.
By Weidmann, Bruner, Nappa
Creating lasting impressions for the next generation! This collection of 12 family nights spring from a national movement designed to bring fun and spiritual growth together on a regular basis. Now you can join this growing network of families who are intent on passing a spiritual heritage to their children. These ideas and activities have been tried and tested by families like yours. They are designed to make lasting impressions on children of all ages. This book contains complete, clear plans for helping kids learn about:
- God, the unseen power,
- The price Jesus paid,
- Resisting temptation,
- Taming the tongue,
- Obedience, and much more.
If you want to build a spiritually strong family-these tools can help make your task easy and fun!
Bedtime Blessings Vol 1 & 2: 200 Bedtime Stories and Activities for Blessing Your Child
By John Trent
Before your child drifts off to sleep, make the most of your precious time together by turning every bedtime into a blessing. Designed for used with kids ages 2-7, Bedtime Blessings, Volumes 1 & 2 feature easy-to-follow ideas for terrific tuck-ins, including read-to-me stories, amazing experiments, intriguing puzzles, "let's pretend" activities, and more! Best of all, each bedtime activity is followed by a blessing prayer - a way for you to follow the biblical model of blessing by affirming your love and deepening your child's relationship with God. 416 pages total; two softcovers.
By Bob Smithouser
Ninety two percent of teens say watching films is their number one pastime. So what better way for a parent to connect and have meaningful discussion with their teens than Movie Nights? Discussions on 25 broadly varied films, including Groundhog Day, Life is Beautiful, and Unbreakable, feature practical ideas, story points and follow-up activities that will enable parents to have fun talking with their teens about movies and spiritual truth.
Movie Nights for Kids
By Bob Smithouser
Discover 25 entertaining films that you can use to teach powerful lessons to your children. Each selection includes engaging activities, a plot summary, and objectionable elements and discussion points.
Movie Nights for Teens: 25 More Movies to Spark Spiritual Discussions with Your Teen
By Bob Smithouser
Ask your teens what they like to do and "watching films" always makes the list. From contemporary releases like The Incredibles to classics such as Rocky and A Man for All Seasons, here are 25 wide-ranging selections with plot summaries, Christian analysis, and discussion questions. Sure to spark family conversations about culture, entertainment choices and God. 192 pages, soft cover from Tyndale.
New Testament Stories for Preschoolers: Family Nights Tool Chest
by Weidmann, Weaver, and Bruner
Want to leave an indelible imprint in the lives of your preschool children? From the authors who brought you the Heritage Builders series come 12 fun-filled sessions on New Testament themes and stories, specifically for preschoolers and geared to make a lasting impression. Recreating such scenes as Jesus's baptism and Jesus's parables, parents are able to pass on their Christian legacy as they help their kids learn to apply biblical truths utilizing age-appropriate tools.
Parenting in the Pew
By Robbie F. Castleman
There's a big difference between training your children to be quiet in church and teaching them the joy of worship. Castleman believes kids should be involved-and offers down-to-earth advice (with a touch of humor) on how to inspire them to fully participate, from toddlerhood through the teen years. Revised and expanded with a study guide.