Spiritual Growth for Kids

Parents are putting coolers and luggage in the back of the car while kids look on from the back seat of the car

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On-the-Go Family Devotions

various authors

Need a quick family devotion while you're on the go? Try these.

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Respect

What can you teach kids, and what do they have to learn themselves? You may be surprised when it comes to their learning to be respectful.

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Compassion for the Homeless

Alexandra Kuykendall

When your tweens ask about the homeless, do you know how to respond? Read about ways to engage your tweens’ growing sense of observation and justice.

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Tween girl and her brother volunteering at a home construction site

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Why Jesus Lived

Ray Vander Laan

Your children understand why Jesus died. Do they know why He lived?

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Bearded father holding two children in his arms; little boy has his arms around his dad's neck; little girl is looking at camera and smiling

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The Trinity

Are you looking for a way to help your kids to learn about each Person of the Trinity? Get faith insights from each of these three articles.

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Heaven

When kids ask about heaven, here are some things you can tell them.

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Faith Questions

Be prepared to answer the odd questions about faith from young children and the deeper questions from older children.

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Rest

Sometimes rest is the only thing that families leave out of their busy schedules. Maybe it's time to put it back in.

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Hit the Pause Button

Joanne Kraft

Do your kids know that the Sabbath is a time for rest and worship?

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Teaching Kids Self-Control

Todd Cartmell

Five ways to nurture restraint in your children so they can develop self discipline.

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Helping Your Kids Develop Humility

Pat Williams

Teach kids the importance of recognizing what it means to be genuinely humble.

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Red apple on a tree

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Got Self-Control?

various authors

Once children understand the need for self-control, it's easier to train them in this fruit of the spirit. 

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Hospitality

Hospitality is an amazing social gift that kids can learn through training, even if they don't naturally have this gift. Here's how.

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Young children looking at seeds in a planter pot.

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Practicing Patience

various authors

Help your kids understand the importance of patience through these age-appropriate activities.

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The Power of Kindness

various authors

Kindness is one of the few things that will gentle the response of others. Teach kids how to show kindness ot others.

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Finding Goodness

various authors

Can kids be good on their own? Show them what goodness really is with these age-appropriate activities.

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Reflecting God's Faithfulness

various authors

Help children see the awesome reliability of God's faithfulness through these age-appropriate activities.

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Chris Tomlin on stage with his band, kneeling in praise to God

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Hearts of Worship

Learn how Chris Tomlin and others are encouraging kids to worship God from authentic hearts of faith. 

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Happy young girls outdoors

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Fruit of the Spirit

Teach your children, no matter their ages, the basics regarding what the Spirit's fruit is and how to walk in love, joy and peace.

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Creating Spiritual Rites of Passage for Your Children

Radio host and author Jim Burns draws upon his years of parenting experience and work with young people to provide parents with some creative and simple spiritual rites of passage for their kids.

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Tween-age boy looking at camera and thinking

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What Will You Do? Scenarios

Jeanne Gowen Dennis

How will your children respond when confronted by a moral dilemma? Prepare them before they are.

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Empowering Your Children to be Bold in Their Faith

Two parents and their children discuss their family's journey of faith and offer encouragement to listeners who want their own children to be bold witnesses for Jesus Christ.

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Dad listing his little girl overhead and smiling at her

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Faith

We want our kids to have it and grow in it, but first they need to know what it is.

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Peacemaking Kids

Train kids how to be peacemakers amid conflict and tensions.

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