Children's Resources

As a church, we love families and children and want to do the best job we possibly can in partnering with parents and walking alongside them as they seek to invest in and disciple their children. The resources below are suggestions, but we realize the ultimate instruction is from God’s Word.

Parenting Books

  • Shepherding a Child’s Heart, Tedd Tripp
  • The Shaping of a Christian Family, Elisabeth Elliot
  • Hints on Child Training, John Trumball
  • Parenting by the Book, John Rosemond
  • Treasuring God in Our Traditions, Noel Piper

Parenting Blogs

Songs

  • Scripture Lullabies – Hidden in My Heart, Volumes I & II (ages birth+) http://www.scripture-lullabies.com/
  • Sing Over Me: Worship Songs and Lullabies (ages birth+)
  • Bedtime Prayers: Lullabies and Peaceful Worship (ages birth+)
  • Praise Baby (ages 1-36 months) http://praisebaby.com/
  • Rain for Roots: Big Stories for Little Ones (ages 1+) http://rainforroots.com/ 
  • Songs for Saplings - Scripture Memory and Catechism (ages 2+) http://www.songsforsaplings.com/
  • Sovereign Grace Music for Kids – 3 CD’s (ages 2+) http://sovereigngracemusic.org/Albums (Click on Kids)
  • The Singing Bible - 50 Bible Stories to Songs (ages 2+) http://singingbible.com/
  • Hide ‘em in Your Heart - Scripture Memory (ages 3+) http://www.stevegreenministries.org/music/
  • Seeds of … Series – Volumes 1 – 5 (NIV), Volume 6 (ESV) (ages 4+) http://www.seedsmusicstore.com/
  • Forever Grateful Music – Scripture Memory Songs ESV (ages 4+) http://www.forevergratefulmusic.com/
  • Scripture Memory Project – Galatians & Ephesians ESV (ages 4+) http://www.covlife.org/ministries/music_and_worship/scripture_memory_projects
  • Treasuring Christ Quarterly Songs – Available on I-Tunes (ages 4+) http://danielrenstrom.com/
  • Songs sung in church

Bibles

  • The Big Picture Story Bible (ages 2-5)
  • The Gospel Story Bible & Resources (ages 3-8) http://gospelstoryforkids.com/
  • The Jesus Storybook: Every Story Whispers His Name (ages 4-9) http://www.jesusstorybookbible.com/
  • ESV Seek and Find Bible (ages 5-9)
  • ESV Grow! Bible (ages 8-12)
  • ESV Student Study Bible (ages 10 – College)

Prayer

  • Seven things to Pray for your Children http://www.desiringgod.org/blog/posts/seven-things-to-pray-for-your-children
  • 31 Biblical Virtues to Pray for Your Children https://www.reviveourhearts.com/articles/31-biblical-virtues-to-pray-for-your-children/

Catechisms

  • My First Book of Questions and Answers, Carine MacKenzie (ages 5-7)

Missions/Ministry

  • Window of the World: When We Pray God Works, Daphne Spragett (ages 6+)
  • Christian Heroes: Then and Now Series (ages 8+)
  • 10 Boys Who Changed the World (ages 9+) Children Devotions/Books/Activities • Long Story Short – Through the Old Testament, Marty Machowski (ages 4 – elementary.)
  • Old Story New – Through the New Testament, Marty Machowski (ages 4 – elementary.)
  • Leading Little Ones to God: A Child’s Book of Bible Teachings, Marian Schoolland (ages 4+)
  • God’s Names (Children Desiring God), Sally Michael (ages 8+)
  • Children Desiring God – God’s Names, God’s Promises, God’s Providence, Sally Michael (ages 8+)
  • Big Truths for Young Hearts, Bruce A. Ware (ages pre-teen/teen)