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Family Bible Study Help: My First Hands-On Bible, from Group and Tyndale Kids

The Main Idea: Though titled for preschoolers, My First Hands-On Bible is, actually, a great Bible Story teaching resource for families with young kids. It contains 85 stories, in the New Living Translation, canvassing the Old and New Testaments–along with illustrations, simple in-story interest grabbing activities, optional added crafts or reinforcing activities, and application questions. The Good: This is a simple and easy to use tool that can go a

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Website Review: Splink

Check out this website: Splink. Main Idea: From the D6 ministry resource team comes Splink – not simply a website but actually a weekly resource for families to use in creatively teaching their kids. The Good: A quick and easy-to-use resource for parents to creatively teach basic Biblical principles to their kids. I like that it gives ideas that are simple and quick to prepare, but that are creative and

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Book Review: When Good Kids Make Bad Choices

Fitzpatrick, Elyse, Jim Newheiser, and Laura Hendrickson. When Good Kids Make Bad Choices. Eugene, OR.: Harvest House Publishers, 2005. 255 pp. $12.99. When Good Kids Make Bad Choices, authored by biblical counselors Elyse Fitzpatrick and Jim Newheiser in partnership with counselor, former medical doctor, and psychiatrist Dr. Laura Hendrickson, is a remarkably clear and practical text for parents struggling to cope with rebellious teens. In fact, though it is targeted

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Book Review: Age of Opportunity, by Paul Tripp

If one were to ask the average parent of a teenager to describe the experience of raising teens in one word, “opportunity” would almost certainly not be the word they would use. In fact, most parents regard this time in their child’s life as a terrifying and frustrating period that they can only hope to endure without injury or scandal. Paul David Tripp, however, writes that the teenage years can

Book Review: Shepherding A Child’s Heart, by Tedd Tripp

Tripp, Tedd. Shepherding a Child’s Heart, Second Edition. Wapwallopen, PA.: Shepherd Press, 2005. 212 pp. $13.96. Shepherding a Child’s Heart has, for years, been one of the most foundational texts for Christian parents seeking advice on how to raise their children biblically and soundly.[1] Author Tedd Tripp, a “pastor, counselor, school administrator, and father,” shares key insights from experience within his family and ministry and from Scripture to help parents