Listed below are resources suggested for parents as they journey through the path of parenthood and raising disciple-makers.
Head of School and Carmel Team Favorites
Parenting Books and Resources:
Ready for Responsibility by Bob Barnes
Parenting By the Book by John Rosemond
Teen-Proofing by John Rosemond
How to Have a New Kid by Friday by Dr. Kevin Leman
How to Have a New Teenager by Friday by Dr. Kevin Leman
“Parenting on Purpose” podcast on iTunes or Parenting On Purpose.org
(The recent series called “Raising a Wise Decision-maker” is excellent and the 30 Imperatives of Parenting)
Parents’ Guide to the Spiritual Growth of Children by Kurt Bruner & John Trent
The Five Love Languages of Children by Chapman and Campbell
Parenting Class Videos by Jay and Jody Hancock (website)
Kathy Koch Books:
Start with the Heart: How to Motivate Your Kids to Be Compassionate, Responsible and Brave, Even When You’re Not Around
Screens and Teens
Kirk Cameron Video on Right Now Media, Session 6 with Kathy Koch
The Meaning of Marriage by Tim Keller
Love and Respect by Eggerichs
Adult Devotion Books:
New Morning Mercies by Paul David Tripp
50 Reasons Jesus Came to Die by John Piper
Family Devotion Books:
Long Story Short by Marty Machowski
Old Story New : Ten-Minute Devotions to Draw Your Family to God
by Marty Machowski
MS/HS Student Devotions:
Simple Pursuit by Passion Resources
There Is Something More (website)
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