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Kids average 40 hours a year in church ministries. They average 3,000 hours a year with their parents. I want to support your efforts as the primary spiritual and moral influence in your child’s life.
My goal is to partner with you to grow children in the knowledge of the Bible and discover who Jesus is and to live a life fully devoted to Him. To find purpose in our lives and to be used to bless and teach other's about Him. As a parent of three kids of my own I want to invite you to join this journey with me to grow a generation of kids who live with power, purpose, and possibilities through Jesus.
I also welcome your input as to how I can better equip you as guardians and parents so feel free to contact me at
if you have any questions or feedback.
Classes for Parents
- Becoming a Love and Logic Parent (Fall)
- Early Childhood Parenting Made Fun (Winter)
- Different Kids, Different Needs (Spring)
www.familywatchdog.com is a resource for parents to help them protect their home and children from sexual predators. Includes maps of registered offenders in your area.
www.family.org has many links, helps, books, and resources for families and parents.
kidmin.ag.org is the Assemblies of God Children’s Ministry website contains a great resource library, devotionals, and great testimonies and ideas for your child’s participation in BGMC.
www.kidsinmind.com is a website that gives detailed descriptions of movies, their content, and why their rated what their rated.
www.christiananswers.net/kids has more fun Christian games and activities for kids and some resources for parents and home schoolers.
Books For Parents
The New Dare to Discipline by James Dobson is a must read resource for parents that helps them be the spiritual mentors of the home. Explains why children crave firm control. (highly practical, highly recommended)
Bringing Up Boys by James Dobson is the best resource for knowing the unique needs of pre-adolescent boys and how to raise them right. (highly recommended for anyone with boys!)
The 5 Love Languages of Children by Gary Chapman helps parents express love to their children the way the children understand love. (very practical)
Transforming Children Into Spiritual Champions: Why Children Should Be Your Church's #1 Priority by George Barna’s is a compelling analysis of today’s generation that scientifically proves that ministering to your children is the most important ministry there is. (more descriptive and analytical)
The Bridger Generation by Thom S. Rainer is another analysis of today’s upcoming generation and how to reach them with their unique needs. (more illustrative and practical)
Books For Kids
Adventure Bible, NIV (history: essential for life) our first recommendation for elementary children’s study Bibles. It’s full of fun facts, illustrative insights, and fun activities. If you don’t already have a Bible for your child to read, we like this one a lot.
Cooper Kids Adventure Series by Frank Peretti (fiction: adventure) is an adventurous series of 8 Christian fiction books for kids about a family of explorers. It contains fictional spiritual battles that Peretti is famous for so it might be a little intense for younger kids, but exciting for kids probably 3rd grade and older.
The Chronicles of Narnia Complete 7-Book Collection with Bonus Book: Boxen by C.S. Lewis (fiction: fantasy) is the classic Christian tale of the adventures of children in a fictional land of wonder. The series of 7 books has heavy Christian undertones and parallels many Scriptural truths