Resources for Raising Boys:

  • Wild Things, The Art of Nurturing Boys by Stephen James and David Thomas
    • Discusses boys and their needs through each developmental stage
  • Bringing up Boys By Dr. James Dobson
    • All encompassing study of what makes up boys and how they function.

Recommended Books for Parenting:

Websites and Podcasts for Parenting:

Resources for Motherhood:

  • Missional Motherhood by Gloria Furman-The book is excellently written! Gloria makes a case for the significance of the role of mothers as the nurturers of life. A must read for sure…
  • Loving the Little Years by Rachel Jankovic- Short but challenging chapters about parenting very young children. A great way to keep perspective in these exhausting days.
  •– An e-book that compiles many amazing articles on motherhood and how it reflects the gospel- I could read these over and over!
  • Surprised by Motherhood, Lisa Jo Baker- This is Lisa’s honest journey through the ups and down of motherhood. Her vulnerability is refreshing and challenging
  • article by Tim Kimmel that teaches parents how to leave their children with spiritual wealth

 Resources for Kids:

  • Clubhouse and Clubhouse Jr Magazine-
  • The Garden, The Curtain and the Cross by Carl Laferton
  • The Jesus Storybook Bible By Sally Lloyd Jones
  • The New City Catechism
    • A Modern day resources aimed and helping children and adults learnt he core doctrines of the Christian Faith through 52 questions and answers.
  • Recommended Music:
    • Seeds Family Worship (puts scripture to song)
    • Rain for Roots (puts Bible Stories to song)
    • Slugs and Bugs (by Andrew Peterson- fun songs with great messages)

Podcasts we live by:

  • The Briefing, with Albert Mohler
    • This is a 20 minute daily podcast of news and events from a Christian worldview. Dr. Mohler is a brilliant mind who breaks down the happenings from the day and explains how that effects our world from a biblical perspective- could not recommend this enough!
  • The Village Church Podcast with Matt Chandler
  • Focus on the Family Daily Broadcast
  • The Gospel Coalition Podcast

Books we Live by:

  • Jesus the King by Tim Keller
  • Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis
  • Mingling of Souls by Matt Chandler
  • How Now Shall We Live? By Chuck Colson