Spiritual

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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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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Heaven

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

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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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Are Your Kids Courageous?

Paul Coughlin

Help your children understand the true meaning of courage.

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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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Blessing Your Children

John Trent

When you bless your children, you reinforcing your children's worth.

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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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Two young girls outdoors pouring tea with a play set

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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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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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Smiling little girl

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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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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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Family On Playground Climbing Frame

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Hearts of Worship

God calls us to worship. Learn how to encourage your kids to worship God authentically, from the heart. 

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Happy young girls outdoors

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What Is Joy?

Sheila Seifert

Try these ideas to help teach your children the true nature of joy

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Advent Candles on Christmas Eve symbolizing Prophecy, Love, Joy, Peace, and Purity

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The Gift of Peace

various authors

God's children are given access to His peace. Here's how.

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

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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Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

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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Dad listing his little girl overhead and smiling at her

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What Is Faith?

Tony Evans

Help kids understand what faith — a God-given gift — really is!

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Mother and daughter praying

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Pray for Your Children

various authors

Living a life of prayer benefits you, but it also trains your children in how to pray. So find little ways to pray for your kids throughout the day.

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Cute Korean kids playing with toys

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Peacemaking Kids

Train kids how to be peacemakers amid conflict and tensions.

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