It’s Not Too Late: The Essential Part You Play in Shaping Your Teen’s Faith

Baker Books - It has long been said that once kids are in high school and college, they are beyond the influence of their parents. He shows parents how to make the most out of the opportunities they have to offer guidance, wisdom, and spiritual support, with the goal of seeing their children not just survive college with faith intact but enter adulthood with a faith of their own--one that will carry them through all that life brings their way.

It's Not Too Late: The Essential Part You Play in Shaping Your Teen's Faith - Yet because of it, many christian parents live in silent angst about the faith of their older and adult children, thinking they can no longer do anything to shape their kids' spiritual and life decisions. Drawing on sociological research and scripture, Dan Dupee shows parents that it is not too late--and in fact these turbulent years of transitioning into adulthood are a time when their kids may need their guidance the most.

. This pervasive cultural myth is not supported by research, biblical teaching, or even anecdotal accounts.





Your Teenager Is Not Crazy: Understanding Your Teen's Brain Can Make You a Better Parent

Baker Books - Perhaps nowhere does this impact our lives more profoundly than when we think about raising children--especially teenagers. Where parents often see a sweet boy or girl who has morphed into an incomprehensible bundle of hormones and angst, what we really ought to be seeing is an amazing young adult whose brain is under heavy construction.

. Jeramy and jerusha clark show that they can be an amazing season of cultivating creativity, self-awareness, and passion for the things that really matter. And changing the way we see our teens will revolutionize our relationships with them. Organized by what we hear teens say--things like I'm bored, I hate my life!, You just don't understand, Why are you freaking out?, or Hold on .

Your Teenager Is Not Crazy: Understanding Your Teen's Brain Can Make You a Better Parent - Rather than seeing the teen years as a time to simply hold on for dear life, Dr. As god allows us to understand the mystery and marvel of brain science, we have the exciting opportunity to reexamine our assumptions about human behavior. I just have to send this--this book helps parents develop compassion for their teens and discernment in parenting them as their brains are progressively remodeled.





This Changes Everything: How the Gospel Transforms the Teen Years

Crossway Books - Written by a teenager for teenagers, This Changes Everything is a deeply theological yet practical and accessible book on how the gospel radically transforms every aspect of the teen years.





Growing With: Every Parent's Guide to Helping Teenagers and Young Adults Thrive in Their Faith, Family, and Future

Baker Books - Kara and steve approach the topic of parenting with sound biblical wisdom and valuable practical tools. Parenting that changes your kids and changes you. Many parents of a teenager or young adult feel as though they're guessing about what to do next--with mixed results. And deep down, we fear our child doesn't want or need us.

We want to stay connected with our maturing child, but we're not sure how. It is an outstanding book. John ortberg, senior pastor of menlo church; author of I'd Like You More If You Were More Like Me. I will be applying these insights to my own parenting in these rapidly changing times. Christine caine, bestselling author; founder of A21 and Propel Women"There is no joy or challenge or burden like that of parenthood.

But growing up doesn't have to mean growing apart. Based on brand-new research and interviews with remarkable families, Growing With equips parents to take steps toward their teenagers and young adults in a mutual journey of intentional growth that trusts God to transform them all. We're drowning in information; we crave wisdom.

Growing With: Every Parent's Guide to Helping Teenagers and Young Adults Thrive in Their Faith, Family, and Future - Growing With has both. By highlighting three groundbreaking family strategies, authors kara powell and steven argue show parents that it's never too early or too late to- accept the child you have, career, not the child you wish you had - work toward solutions rather than only identifying problems- develop empathy that nudges rather than judges- fight for your child, and finances- and unleash your child's passions and talents to change our worldFor any parent who longs for their kids to keep their roots even as they spread their wings, not against them- connect your children with a faith and church big enough to handle their doubts and struggles- dive into tough discussions about dating, Growing With offers practical help and hope for the days--and years--ahead.





The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place

Baker Books - He takes readers beyond the typical questions of what, where, and when and instead challenges them to answer provocative questions like, Who do we want to be as a family? and How does our use of a particular technology move us closer or farther away from that goal? Anyone who has felt their family relationships suffer or their time slip away amid technology's distractions will find in this book a path forward to reclaiming their real life in a world of devices.

The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place - It's about developing wisdom, and courage in the way we use digital media rather than accepting technology's promises of ease, instant gratification, character, and the world's knowledge at our fingertips. And it's definitely not just about the kids. Drawing on in-depth original research from the Barna Group, Andy Crouch shows readers that the choices we make about technology have consequences we may never have considered.

Making conscientious choices about technology in our families is more than just using internet filters and determining screen time limits for our children.