Spiritual Growth for Kids

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Resurrection: The Most Important Truth

Sean McDowell

Why is it essential to teach kids about Christ's resurrection? Because if Christ did not rise, our faith is useless. Learn more about why this is true.

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Everyday Peacemakers

Jeannie Cunnion

Encouraging kids to reflect God's peace in their interactions with each other.

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Living in a Broken World

Philip Yancey

Do you know how to reassure your kids when they doubt God's goodness because of all the bad things happening in the world?

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Cultivate Compassion in Your Kids

Matthew Barnett

You can help your kids see the value of the overlooked and unloved.

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Teen staring into a mirror with words written all over it

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'Who am I?' — Your Child's Identity

Kurt Bruner, D'Arcy Maher, Renee Gray-Wilburn, Jesse Florea, Rebecca St. James, and Marianne K. Hering

Help your children understand what it means to be a priceless creation of God, no matter their age or stage.

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A serious young boy with his back against a wall

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Talking to Kids About the Persecuted Church

Sheila Seifert

A conversation to have with your children about those who are suffering for their faith — when your children are ready

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A girl on a beach, looking behind her, as if scared

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Talking to Kids About Natural Disasters

Vance Fry

Help kids face their fears in a world where bad things happen

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When the Bible Isn't G-Rated

Jessica Thompson

Helping kids grapple with the messiness in Scripture

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Dad and daughter lounging in her bed as he tells her an animated bedtime story

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Teaching Kids About God's Big Story

Michelle Anthony

Help your kids find their part in God's grand narrative by portraying a fuller picture of who Jesus is.

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Helping Your Kids Express Their Faith

Tracey Garrell describes how, as a stay-at-home mom, she helps her children live out their faith in school.

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Spread the Word: Bring Your Bible to School

TF Edwords

Students across the country can celebrate religious freedom while sharing God's love with their classmates.



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Teaching Kids About Spiritual Warfare

Rachelle Wiggins

God has equipped us all to have strength during the struggles of life. What have you done to help your children put on God's armor?

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Sharing Your Faith as a Family

Pastor Kevin Harney and his wife, Sherry, offer practical suggestions for sharing the Gospel with neighbors, friends and extended family.

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Summer-rific Faith Adventures

Thriving Family

Get 32 free activity cards! Use them to explore God's Word as a family. On the back of every card is a picture. Once your family completes the activity on a card, place the card in the appropriate puzzle position. By the end of the summer, your family will have completed this adventure-themed puzzle and can search for 45 hidden objects in it!

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Focus on the Family Weekend

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Building a Foundation of Faith for Your Family

This weekend, Dr. Kara Powell offers parents help from her book The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family: Over 100 Practical and Tested Ideas to Build Lasting Faith in Kids.  

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A Faith That Sticks

Kara Powell

Most Christian parents desire a vibrant faith for their kids. What can parents do to help children make faith their own? 

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Building a Foundation of Faith for Your Family (Part 2 of 2)

Dr. Kara Powell offers parents help from her book The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family: Over 100 Practical and Tested Ideas to Build Lasting Faith in Kids. (Part 2 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Building a Foundation of Faith for Your Family (Part 1 of 2)

Dr. Kara Powell offers parents help from her book The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family: Over 100 Practical and Tested Ideas to Build Lasting Faith in Kids. (Part 1 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Commentary

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Show Them They’re Special

Have you taken time to let your children know how special they are?  It’s important – especially as they enter their teen years.  

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Focus on the Family Weekend

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Good Friday: A Roman's Perspective and Raising Kids With a Thriving Faith

In Part 1 of this weekend's program, Joe White imaginatively illustrates the events surrounding the crucifixion of Christ as he takes on the persona of a Roman soldier tasked with building the cross that will be used for the execution.

In Part 2, Phil Vischer and Dr. Scottie May explain how parents can take a pro-active role in the spiritual training of their children.

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Focus on the Family Commentary

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Guiding Principles: Integrity

One of the key principles I want my boys to know about is integrity.  Integrity isn’t just about keeping Mom and Dad happy.  Ultimately, it’s about becoming the kind of men others can depend on.

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Focus on the Family Minute

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Parental Faith

Teaching your children about God may seem daunting.  But in reality, the way you live is more important than the words you use. Listen to the full program here.

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

Episode

Raising Kids With a Thriving Faith

Phil Vischer and Dr. Scottie May explain how parents can take a pro-active role in the spiritual training of their children.

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Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast

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Raising Kids With a Kingdom Perspective (Part 2 of 2)

Pastor Tony Evans shares insights from his experience as a parent to explain how moms and dads can instill Christian character in their kids and raise them to impact their own families and communities for Jesus Christ. (Part 2 of 2)

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