Dr. Chapman identifies five basic languages of love and then guides couples towards a better understanding of their unique languages of love.
This isn't the first book to point out that what communicates love to you might not mean a thing to your mate. But Gary Chapman says it the most clearly, and most convincingly. His well-defined languages explain why so many well-meaning spouses find expressions of love so frustrating.
In this revised edition of Shepherding a Child's Heart, Dr. Tedd Tripp not only draws on his thirty years of experience as a pastor, counselor, school administrator, and father, but he also shares insights gained in ten years of teaching this material in conferences worldwide, providing more valuable help for parents.
What if your child's 'life-after-divorce' could be better than you've hoped for? As the post-divorce dust settles, your child's chances of leading a healthy, successful life are directly linked to how you and your former spouse relate. So instead of listening to statistics, read this book to discover real world co-parenting strategies from author, counselor, and co-parent Tammy Daughtry. Discover how you can make positive co-parenting work for you and your child by: * Understanding how today's actions will affect your child in five, ten, and twenty years * Teaming with your child's co-parent to develop strategies in the best interest of your children * Helping your child feel at ease in both homes * Increasing your child ... more
Mark Batterson shares a perfect blend of biblical yet practical advice that will revolutionize your prayer life by giving you a new vocabulary and a new methodology. You'll see how prayer is your secret weapon. Through stories of parents just like you, Batterson shares five prayer circles that will not only help you pray for your kids, but also pray through your kids. Batterson teaches about how to create prayer lists unique to your family, claim God-inspired promises for your children, turn your family circle into a prayer circle, and discover your child's life themes. And he not only tells you how, he illustrates why. As Batterson says, 'I realize that not everyone inherited a prayer legacy like I did, but you can leav ... more
Does your child speak a different language? Sometimes they wager for your attention, and other times they ignore you completely. Sometimes they are filled with gratitude and affection, and other times they seem totally indifferent. Attitude. Behavior. Development. Everything depends on the love relationship between you and your child. When children feel loved, they do their best. But how can you make sure your child feels loved? Since 1992, Dr. Gary Chapman's best-selling book "The Five Love Languages" has helped millions of couples develop stronger, more fulfilling relationships by teaching them to speak each others' love language. Each child, too, expresses and receives love through one of five different commun ... more
When a man follows the principles of biblical manhood, those around him benefit from his leadership and care. "Kingdom Man" challenges and equips men to fully understand their position under God as well as their position over what God has given them. The biblical definition of a man is one who has learned to operate under the authority of Jesus Christ while carrying out responsible and legitimate leadership within the sphere of influence that God has placed him. "Kingdom Man" provides concepts men can follow that will help them to actively pursue ways to maximize and develop the character qualities of biblical manhood in their lives.
In this important follow–up to her book The Power of a Praying® Parent (over 1.7 million sold), Stormie Omartian addresses the areas of concern parents have for their grown children and shares how to lift them up to God. With stories from other parents and insight gleaned from personal experience, Stormie helps parents pray with the power of God's Word over their adult children and their
career choices and sense of purpose
marriages and other vital relationships
parenting skills and leadership
struggles, addictions, or emotional trials
faith commitment and prayer life
Each year thousands of parents watch their grown children step out into the world and wish they could do more to supp ... more
From the authors of international best-selling marriage book "The Love Dare" comes "The Love Dare for Parents," a 40-day journey of "dares" challenging one or both parents to understand, practice, and communicate Christ-like love to their children. Easy to read and work into a busy schedule, "The Love Dare for Parents" is designed to "turn the hearts of parents to their children and turn the hearts of children to their parents" (Malachi 4:6) so that moms and dads can more fully enjoy and delight in their children while maximizing the positive impact they have on their lives long term. Each day brings a promising key verse from Scripture, a biblical principle about love that applies to parenting, a specific challe ... more
Nearly every Christian parent in America would give anything to find a viable resource for developing within their kids a deep, dynamic faith that 'sticks' long term. Sticky Faith delivers. Research shows that almost half of graduating high school seniors struggle deeply with their faith. Recognizing the ramifications of that statistic, the Fuller Youth Institute (FYI) conducted the 'College Transition Project' in an effort to identify the relationships and best practices that can set young people on a trajectory of lifelong faith and service.
Based on FYI findings, this easy-to-read guide presents both a compelling rationale and a powerful strategy to show parents how to actively encourage their children's spiritual ... more
Teens face social, mental, and spiritual peer pressure every day---but it's their parents who can influence them the most! Learn the language of effectively communicating affection to your teenagers; discover input that nurtures their sense of responsibility, spiritual identity, and security in Christ; develop boundaries that are enforced with discipline and responsibility; and more. 272 pages, softcover.