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.
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
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
Bestselling author Stormie Omartian presents heartfelt prayers from her latest book, The Power of Praying® for Your Adult Children. This book of prayers is ideally sized for mothers and fathers to transport throughout the day for quick and meaningful talks with God about their grown children's relationships, faith, finances, struggles, direction, and parenting.
This compact resource unveils the power of prayer to protect, nurture, and guide. It offers parents the comfort, reassurance, and wisdom of God's promises for them and their adult child's life and future.
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.
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.
You Are Worth Waiting For In a world consumed with quick-fixes, superficial romances, and "hookup" relationships, maybe you're asking-- What's the benefit to actually waiting for God's best? Is there a perfect plan for my future--or is it just a fairy tale? Should I just settle like everyone else? With all-new insights from Jackie Kendall, a new generation will answer these questions and discover what made Lady in Waiting a life-changing encouragement to over half a million readers worldwide. You will learn to: - Step into your royal identity as a daughter of the King and experience contentment, security, and patience in your life - Protect your purity as you see how God sees you--value ... 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
This book focuses on four developmental tasks -- bonding to others, separating from others, integrating good and bad in our lives, and taking charge of our lives -- that all of us must accomplish to heal our inner pain and to enable us to function and grow emotionally and spiritually.