Description : Empower Your Kids to Respond Wellto the Hard Questions That Threaten Their Faith It's no secret that children of all ages are being exposed to negative criticism of Christianity as they spend time at school, with friends, or online. Are you prepared to talk with your kids about how they can effectively answer the tough questions that come their way? In Keeping Your Kids on God's Side, you'll find 40 of the most common challenges kids face—along with clear, easy-to-understand responses you can discuss together. This book will help you... encourage open dialogue on issues your kids might hesitate to talk about replace your children's doubts with the confidence only God's truth can give equip your kids to build the good thinking skills essential for today "I almost wish my children were young again so I could use Natasha Crain's book with them." Nancy Pearcey Bestselling author of Total Truth
Description : Christian parenting is hard work--and it's getting harder. Parents have a deep desire to pass on their faith, but fear that today's increasingly skeptical and hostile world will eventually lead their kids to reject the truth of Christianity. That leaves many parents feeling overwhelmed--uncertain of what they can do to help their children, given the difficulty and extent of the faith challenges they will face. This practical and timely resource gives parents the confidence of knowing what to discuss with their children and how to discuss it in order to facilitate impactful conversations that will form the basis of a lifelong faith. In a friendly, parent-to-parent voice, Natasha Crain identifies 30 specific conversations about God that parents must have with their children, organizing them under the categories of - the existence of God - science and God - the nature of God - believing in God - the difference God makes Chapters are sequenced in a curriculum-oriented way to provide a cumulative learning experience, making this book a flexible resource for use in multiple settings: homes, church classes, youth groups, small groups, private Christian schools, and homeschools. Every chapter has a step-by-step conversation guide with discussion questions and tips, and content is readily adaptable for use with kids of any age (elementary through high school). Endorsements: "My prayer is that God will use this book to both motivate and equip you to help your kids develop convictions about their faith."--From the foreword by Sean McDowell, PhD, Biola University professor, speaker, and author of more than eighteen books, including A New Kind of Apologist "I can't think of a more relevant or more needed book for parents raising kids in today's culture. This book on apologetics will lead parents in critical conversations that will help grow and guide kids to be lifelong followers of Christ."--Kristen Welch, author of Raising Grateful Kids in an Entitled World "Hey parents: Do you want to reduce the chances that your child will follow the crowd to the point of rejecting Christ and the values and truths you hold so dearly? Then you need to have the conversations that Natasha Crain so brilliantly describes in this book. Prevent heartbreak later by reading and heeding this book now!"--Frank Turek, PhD, president of CrossExamined Ministries and author of I Don't Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist and Stealing from God "May this book lead to thousands more Moms and Dads engaging with their kids through an intelligent faith. And may there be tens of thousands more kids who feel loved because the adults in their lives take their questions seriously."--Jeff Myers, PhD, president, Summit Ministries
Description : This book will strengthen the faith of God's followers and will help those find their way to God and to inspire more people to find peace and joy from God, just for loving God from the pure heart! This book will show ways and to guide those looking for more answers and a happier, stress free life from God! The way "Life" was meant to be! The messages in this book will help those go on that adventure with God through the Holy Bible and to learn more of God and God's true way of "Life In God's World" and to get answers that most are looking for! Amen! Amen for God's love! Have faith in Our Savior Jesus Christ, who will lead us to God's kingdom. Trust in God that all will be good! Amen!
Description : Custom Curriculum allows you to address the issues that students face in today’s world in a way that can be fully customized to be a perfect fit for your group.
Description : Kids interact with these 25 memorable messages that teach about values by reading from the Bible, discussing it, and preparing simple snacks that remind them of what God said. These resources are ideal for quick lessons or attention-getting visuals to supplement existing lesson materials. Just use items from your kitchen, craft basket, or tool chest to create lessons that fascinate children, illustrate a biblical truth, and deliver memorable messages your kids will love.
Description : Sunday School lessons to pick up and do now! Pick Up 'n' Do: Let's Hear it for the Fruit of the Spirit provides great reproducible Bible lessons and serious discipleship without hours of preparation.
Description : Your youth group is like no other-so a cookie-cutter curriculum just won't do. With a single book you have the basics for 15 complete sessions-and you can put it all together in a way that works for you. Each topic has been developed by ministry experts to be teen-relevant and spiritually enriching. Each five-session book also includes a 14-point plan for customizing your program, a selection of ice breakers, thought provokers, reproducible handouts, and an encouraging how-to article from well-known youth ministry experts! Can I Know What to Believe? Beliefs to Beware Of--Strategic Answers about Cults ( Understand doctrines of Mormons, Jehovah's Witnesses, Christian Science, Scientology, and Unification Church and how they differ from biblical Christianity. Contrast the Bible with the New Age Movement, witchcraft and more. Prepare teens to stand firm in their faith.) They're Not Like Us--What Different Churches Believe (Answer questions concerning what other churches believe. Explores differences between Protestants and Catholics and an overview of various mainline denominations. Discover the common heritage of the universal church.) Your Bible's Alive--How to Get Friendly with God's Book (Brings teens face-to-face with God's Word. Clear up misconceptions about Scripture and show how various Bible characters and incidents are related, gives practical tips for understanding the Bible.) Features: 400+ options for full customization 15 sessions with reproducible resources
Description : This book provides quick and creative ways for teachers to have kids help retell Old Testament Bible stories. This readers' theater performance style is fun because there aren't any lines to memorize. Enjoy this library of favorite Bible stories and storytelling techniques developed by award-winning author and professional storyteller Steven James. Each book includes creative storytelling techniques especially suited to help teachers tell God’s story and involve children in the Bible story.
Description : This is a collection of favorite Bible stories, each written with a creative and meaningful storytelling technique especially suited to help teachers involve young children in the Bible story. Enjoy this library of favorite Bible stories and storytelling techniques developed by award-winning author and professional storyteller Steven James. Each book includes creative storytelling techniques especially suited to help teachers tell God’s story and involve children in the Bible story.
Description : Another Side of the Coin is worlds apart from most other books that address the controversy surrounding "the Faith Movement" in that it answers the critics of Faith teaching by using quotations from those who have been accused of espousing heretical doctrine. It is primarily a suitable answer to accusations made by Hank Hanegraaff in his 1993 book, Christianity in Crisis. Another Side of the Coin plainly and openly illustrates the teaching of the Word of Faith concerning faith, the Deity of Jesus, the cross, sickness and the believer, prosperity and God's will concerning it...plus much more.