Spiritual Growth for Kids

Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Teaching Kids to be Grateful (Part 1 of 2)

Author Susie Larson shares practical ways for parents to teach their children gratitude, especially during tough times. (Part 1 of 2)

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Focus on the Family Commentary

Episode

Guiding Principles: Kindness

What sort of “guiding values” are you passing along to your kids? My wife and I have several. But near the top of that list is the importance of kindness and courtesy.

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Dad squatting next to his son who is holding sports equipment

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Nurturing a Servant's Heart in Kids

Henry Blackaby and Sheila Seifert

Encouraging a Christlike heart in our children starts with being authentic in our faith, modeling Christ's love and allowing our children to experience Him. Then they can respond to what He is doing in their lives.

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Husband and wife high-fiving each other as their daughter sits between them

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Writing a Family Mission Statement

Sheila Seifert and Jeanne Gowen Dennis

Creating a mission statement can help your family concentrate on its purpose and help you as you minister to others.

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Spiritual Growth for Teens

Lindy Keffer

Christian teens can learn about the nature of God and how to grow in their faith, including how to pray, getting involved in church, tips for reading the Bible and handling times of doubt.

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Let Your Kids Fail

Chip Ingram

Using consequences to foster responsibility, confidence and success

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Blessing Your Kids

Focus on the Family

It's easier than you think to bless your kids!

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A family reads the Bible together

Series

Draw Your Children Into the Bible

Our task is not only scriptural instruction but also role modeling.

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Teaching Character to Your Kids

If you want your kids to have good character, here's how you can help them "catch" it from you.

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Blessing Your Child

It's possible to meet your children's need for acceptance with the gift of blessing through these five principles for affirming your kids.

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Ignite Your Child's Love for Jesus

FaithLaunch isn't the only method for introducing your child to Jesus. But it's a good way to do it without pressuring your child, exhausting yourself or upending your family's schedule.

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Faith at Home

Take every chance you can to practice faith-talk with your children.

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Sharing the Gospel With Your Children

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Sharing the Gospel With Your Children

What should you do to start the conversation about salvation with your kids?

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Strengthen Your Child's Faith With Scripture

The life that Christ promised is what we all want for our children. I want to help you teach your children to memorize and meditate on Scripture as a part of their everyday lives.

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A young man serving others with a group

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Teaching Servanthood

How do you model compassion and a spirit of cheerful service for your children?

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Mom and daughter painting a room together

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Raising World Changers

Serving others teaches kids to think beyond themselves and their own needs.

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Kids

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We've Got Your Kids Covered

Say goodbye to the rainy-day blues. From games and videos to seasonal crafts and sweet treats, Focus on the Family has activities for all the kids in the house.

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