Parent Resources


Strong families begin with being anchored in the hope of the Gospel through all seasons and trials of life. That's why we partner with parents to help raise the next generation pointing them to Christ. We provide material that encourage families and equip them to proclaim the power of the gospel to their children

For more information contact Pastor Graham Smith: [email protected] | 08 8369 1000


READING LIST

Bible Plans for Families

From three-day reads to year-long studies, discover a new way to explore the Bible as a family with these YouVersion plans.


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The Meaning of MarriageTim Keller
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Modern culture would have you believe that everyone has a soul mate; that romance is the most important part of a successful marriage; that your spouse is there to help you realize your potential; that marriage does not mean forever, but merely for now; and that starting over after a divorce is the best solution to seemingly intractable marriage issues. But these modern-day assumptions are wrong.
What Did You Expect?Paul Tripp
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Everyone’s marriage morphs into something they didn’t intend it to be. At some point you need something sturdier than romance. You need something deeper than shared interests and mutual attraction. You need changed expectations, you need radical commitments, and, most importantly, you need grace.
When Sinners Say “I Do”Dave Harvey
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Marriage is the union of two people who arrive at the altar toting some surprisingly large luggage. Often it gets opened right there on the honeymoon, sometimes it waits for the week after. The Bible calls it sin and understanding its influence can make all the difference for a man and woman who are building a life together.
The Disciple-Making ParentChap Bettis
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Your children will either live forever with Jesus or apart from him. Too many growing up in Christian homes will not follow Christ as adults. Do you have a strategy for parenting in today's hostile culture?
Family Worship: In the Bible, in History & in Your HomeDonald S. Whitney
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How can people unfamiliar with family worship lead it in their own homes? How do busy households in today's culture recover faithfulness in family worship? This practical book shows you how simple and easy it can be.
Age of OpportunityPaul Tripp
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Paul Tripp uncovers the heart issues affecting parents and their teenagers during the often chaotic adolescent years. With wit, wisdom, humility, and compassion, he shows parents how to seize the countless opportunities to deepen communication, learn, and grow with their teenagers.
Strong Fathers, Strong DaughtersMeg Meeker
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From cradling his newborn to walking her down the aisle, a father must relish his paramount responsibility ― guiding the course of his daughter’s life.
Shepherding a Child’s HeartTedd Tripp
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Dr. Tedd Tripp not only draws on his thirty years experience as a pastor, counselor, school administrator, and father, but he also shares insights gained in many years of teaching this material in conferences worldwide, providing more valuable help for parents.
Boys Should Be BoysMeg Meeker
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Today our sons face an increasingly hostile world that doesn’t value the high-spirited, magical nature of boys. In a collective call to let our boys be boys, Dr. Meg Meeker explores the secrets to boyhood.

ARTICLES

Family Worship
Starts NowThe Gospel Coalition
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Quarantine Is hard,
God Is goodThe Gospel Coalition
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Navigating The Brave New
World Of E-LearningFocus On The Family
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Encouraging Spiritual
Formation In Young AdultsFocus On The Family
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How To Grow Closer To Your
Spouse During The CoronavirusFocus On The Family
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Help for Quarantined
MarriagesGospel Coalition
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PODCASTS

Parents
PodcastLife.Church NextGen
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Parenting
PodcastFocus On The Family
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The Official Average
Boy PodcastFocus On The Family
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Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”
- Matthew 19:14