The 50 Best Christian Parenting Books


Parents experience God’s creation firsthand as they bring up innocent souls into the world. However, the task can be daunting because of influence from society. Your once innocent children can easily become delinquents. This is especially true for teens and young adults. Luckily, there are numerous resources that help adults with parenting. The Bible is the leading resource as far as parenting advice is concerned.

In Matthew 19:13-14, the Bible says that children were taken before Jesus to receive his blessings. His disciples tried to stop them, to which He said, “Let the children alone, and do not hinder them from coming to me; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to these.” As a believer, heed Jesus’ words by leading your loved ones to knowing Him.

Let us examine 50 of the best Christian parenting books. By reading this list, you obtain practical approaches to bringing up a Godly child. As these have been written by respected Christian authors, discover some tricks and methods that have been tried successfully. You are about to find out fundamental approaches to Christian parenting.

50. Everyday Talk- John Younts

How regularly do you talk to your children about God? If you cannot remember the last time you assembled for prayer, this book is for you. John Younts challenges you to pick your Bible, read simple verses and explain these to your youngsters whenever you have the chance.

He maintains that even young kids can develop the interest to know the supernatural being behind all things around them. This home practice establishes and nurtures your child’s spirituality so effectively that church-based teachings cannot match.

Everyday Talk - John Younts ​

49. What The Bible Says About Parenting: Biblical Principle for Raising Godly Children- John MacArthur

Again, the Bible is used as a reference for universal approaches to parenting. This book teaches you that the answer to your parenting trouble is not too far from you. Instead of spending money on hiring professionals and buying volumes of resources, this book encourages you to read the scriptures more regularly.

It effortlessly extracts numerous passages and relates these to modern parenting. It is effective at helping parents to love, provide, protect, guide and impart godly knowledge on children. The book is a testament that the Bible speaks the truth.

What The Bible Says About Parenting:Biblical Principle for Raising Godly Children - John MacArthur​

48. Sent: How a Middle-Class Family Traded Success for God's Bigger Dream- Hilary Alan

This is a chronicle of a high-flying family that left their comfort zone in America and migrated to a deprived Asian country to help victims of a devastating tsunami. Join Hilary and Curt Alan on their journey as they discuss physical and cultural challenges and subsequent triumphs.

Hilary talks candidly about the people that God places in her family’s path to manifest Himself. You will experience mixed feelings, thanks to the sadness, humor, self-pity, delightful highs and undesirable low moments discussed therein. Understand how God is pleased by people’s bold and sincere leaps of faith.

Sent: How a Middle-Class Family Traded Success for God's Bigger Dream - Hilary Alan ​

47. Satan, You Can't Have My Children- Iris Delgado

Just when you think life is smooth, the devil and his agents are busy orchestrating your downfall. Satan is not happy when your kids are healthy, grades soar and discipline is admirable. This book arms you with a godly arsenal so you can win the battle against adversity on behalf of your children.

It gives systematic approaches to common parenting challenges and numerous prayers based on the scripture. You will no longer be shaken by trials and tribulations that the devil throws your family’s way.

Satan, You Can't Have My Children - Iris Delgado ​

46. Sacred Parenting - How Raising Children Shapes Our Souls-Gary Thomas

You will find God’s grace, joy, and happiness by raising a functional family. While other books talk about parent’s impact on children, this one does the exact opposite. Here, learn fundamental life lessons from your gradual children’s development.

Through challenges and strife, disappointments and victories, your child can reignite your spirituality and faith. This book helps you achieve maximum potential from your parent-child relationship. It tells personal stories of how other parents struggled and subsequent triumphed.

Sacred Parenting - How Raising Children Shapes Our Souls - Gary Thomas ​

45. Values-Driven Family: A Proactive Plan for Successful Biblical Parenting- Marc Carrier, Cynthia Carrier

Few books manage to capture the functions of the family as the biblical foundation of life. This book excels at explaining practical application of case studies from the Bible. You will learn what the Bible says about encouraging, training and imparting discipline to kids.

It calls on you to re-evaluate your current parenting approaches. While noting that families are diverse, it helps you shun ineffective measures and focus on a family of ideals. Examples of these are meticulous budgeting, prudent expenditure, and work-family balance.

Values - Driven Family: A Proactive Plan for Successful Biblical Parenting - Marc Carrier, Cynthia Carrier ​

44. Treasuring Christ When Your Hands Are Full: Gospel Meditations for Busy Moms- Gloria Furman, Carolyn Mahaney

Mothers often fail to find time to connect with God in prayer, their families, and friends. With demanding jobs to attend and many errands to run on a typical day, motherhood can be overwhelming even for the most determined women.

Luckily, these authors have developed practical strategies to find Christ even when the cares of your life overpower you. Read how to leave your cares at God’s feet and enjoy Christian life even when challenges threaten to tear your family fabric apart.

Treasuring Christ When Your Hands Are Full: Gospel Meditations for Busy Moms- Gloria Furman, Carolyn Mahaney ​

43. The Power of a Praying Parent- Stormie Omartian

Stormie Omartian and her husband have lived as a couple for over 40 years and published some of the world’s best Christian parenting books. She shares her secrets with you on inviting Christ and the Holy Spirit in your home. Nothing does this better than setting aside a time for prayer and adoration.

Thanks to reading the Bible and engaging in earnest prayer, all other family aspects have a solid foundation. This book summarizes effective prayer items tailored for the family. Also, its publication leaves space where you can make personal notes.

The Power of a Praying Parent- Stormie Omartian ​

42. The Love Dare for Parents-Stephen Kendrick, Alex Kendrick

This guide invites you to travel a love journey for 40 days where parents show Christ’s love to their loved ones. Its main aim is to make parents turn unconditional love to their children and vice versa. Each of these 40 days features a scripture about God’s fundamental rule-love.

It is time for you to take the dare and let your family see your soft, even funny side. Within those 40 days, you will reignite not just the spark of love, but also of sharing, praying and enjoying high-quality time together.

The Love Dare for Parents - Stephen Kendrick, Alex Kendrick ​

41. Restoring the Christian Family: A Biblical Guide to Love, Marriage, and Parenting in a Changing World- John Loren Sandford, Paula Sandford

You will gain from this couple’s more than 30 years counseling expertise. In this outspoken resource, the authors state that you must reclaim the lost values of a Christian family. It says that through selflessness akin to Jesus’ death on the cross, God will listen to your petitions.

Also, you are urged to be proactive in reviving the principles of love, caring and respect just like Jesus resurrected and saved humanity. They insist that marriage must be enjoyed and never endured.

Restoring the Christian Family: A Biblical Guide to Love, Marriage, and Parenting in a Changing World- John Loren Sanford, Paula Sandford ​

40. Raising Kingdom Kids- Tony Evans

Having already published a bestselling book, Tony Evans shares his incredible insights on parenting here. He states that children must receive overwhelming love from their parents. They should know that this love comes from God.

It is hard to exercise love and care if parents do not spend time with their kids. Even with increasingly demanding jobs and endless errands to run, parents must be there whenever kids need them- at home, school and church among other places.

Raising Kingdom Kids - Tony Evans ​

39. Raising a Modern Day Knight: A Father's Role in Guiding His Son to Authentic Manhood - Robert Lewis

Robert Lewis opens this delightful guide with a perspective of manhood from the Bible. He then carefully describes masculine codes of conduct, courage, justice, hope vision and true Christianity as the most important tools for boys to lead fulfilled lives.

The resource helps fathers to nurture their sons gracefully. It dictates clear-cut approaches to celebrating the child’s accomplishments. More importantly, dads have a guide to establish and grow their sons’ moral character such as respect for women, respect for authority and protection of the family.

Raising a Modern Day Knight: A Father's Role in Guiding His Son to Authentic Manhood- Robert Lewis ​

38. Praying Through Your Child's Early Years: An Inspirational Year-by-Year Guide for Raising a Spiritually Healthy Child- Jennifer Polimino, Carolyn Warren

If pregnancy is tough, parenting is even tougher. Breastfeeding, bathing, clothing and a myriad of health complications effectively keep mothers of toddlers alert day and night. There is virtually no time for prayer and reflection. Two female authors team up to pen some of the most straightforward counsel for mothers.

Having gone through these challenges themselves, these Christian authors encourage mothers always to trust God with the lives and health of their infants. It promises unprecedented joy for prayerful women. If you are one of them, watch with delight as your toddler   makes the first few steps of development.

Praying Through Your Child's Early Years: An Inspirational Year-by-Year Guide for Raising a Spiritually Healthy Child - Jennifer Polimino, Carolyn Warren ​

37. Praise Her in the Gates: The Calling of Christian Motherhood- Nancy Wilson

Through a careful examination of various women in the Bible, Nancy Wilson succeeds at highlighting the value of women in the family and society. She encourages you to respect, love, cherish, defend, understand and be there for women, as they hold the family fabric together.

This book borrows advice majorly from the book of Proverbs. Husbands are called to provide for their wives while children are urged to respect their mothers. More importantly, women are empowered to lead righteous lives on which healthy families and societies will stand.

Praise Her in the Gates: The Calling of Christian Motherhood - Nancy Wilson ​

36. Power Prayers: Praying for Your Kids- Janice Hanna

If you often forget to pray for your children, purchase this book right away. It is also ideal for parents who remember to pray but do not know how. Let it train you to open the floodgates of blessings upon your family through effective prayer.

Refer to the prayer petitions in this book every day and night. Occasionally, let your children lead the prayers so you can guide them when they err. In this way, your entire family understands God’s teachings better. After all, a family that prays together stays together.

Power Prayers: Praying for Your Kids - Janice Hanna ​

35. Parenting Is Heart Work - Joanne Miller

This book boldly confesses that parents these days do not know their roles. They think that providing material needs is enough. The author states expressly that parents must reexamine what they have always believed in. This meditation helps you remember emotional and spiritual duties. In the end, touch the hearts of your loved ones.

Luckily, this book is full of suggestions and illustrations that may just save your family from ruin. For this reason, numerous faith leaders were so impressed by the contents that they recommended it to their flock months before its official release.

Parenting Is Heart Work - Joanne Miller ​

34. Faith and the Modern Family: How to Raise a Healthy Family in a "Modern Family."World- Craig Jutila Donovan, Dineen Miller

There are numerous interesting definitions to the term ‘modern family’. These definitions border on sophistication, technological advancement, pop culture, cultural influence and many other earthly tenets. Sadly, families have abandoned the most important essence of family-sharing.

Thanks to this book, you will reintroduce value and functionality of family in a godly way. It calls on you to embrace daily prayer, recognize the power of sharing and spending quality time together. It also helps you discard useless sophistications and vanities that only pull family members apart.​

Faith and the Modern Family: How to Raise a Healthy Family in a "Modern Family" World - Craig Jutila Donovan, Dineen Miller ​

33. Everything the Bible Says About Parenting and Children- Bethany House

All Christian parents think about their children’s righteousness. Whether you are raising your firstborn or your fifth, learn God’s way of manifesting Himself to young ones. This book collects spiritual passages from the Bible and describes each scenario is a meticulous fashion for the benefit of your parent-child relationship.

Since Jesus was the perfect Son of God, it is easy to trace his family path and imitate them. Mimic the exemplary lives of Mary and Joseph among other biblical parents. While the book motivates you to read the Bible more often, it discourages you from scouring parenting material from other sources.

Everything the Bible Says About Parenting and Children - Bethany House ​

32. Wanting to Believe: Faith, Family, and Finding an Exceptional Life- Ryan Dobson

Do your children’s acts push your patience to its limits? If children question your faith, love, family principles, truth, and righteousness, here is a book for you. Know how to pass sensible life messages to your children actually no matter how stubborn they may be.

As children imitate what they see, find out how to avoid preaching the proverbial water while drinking wine. This book helps you believe what you say by practicing it first. Your kids will follow suit promptly.

Wanting to Believe: Faith, and ​Finding an Exceptional Life - Ryan Dobson 

31. The Faithful Parent: A Biblical Guide to Raising a Family- Martha Peace, Stuart Scott

That many married people are embroiled in extramarital affairs is a fact. This book challenges Christians to shun this sinful practice and embrace faithfulness and responsible parenting. Through a devoted application of Bible’s teachings, these authors call on you to look at your maker when marital affairs are crooked.

Children suffer most when the parents fail to agree. Therefore, this book insists on forgiveness, love, kindness and righteousness. Find a comprehensive guide to avoiding revenge for wrongs that your other half may have committed.

The Faith Parent: A Biblical Guide to Raising a Family - Martha Peace, Stuart Scott ​

30. The Chase: Trusting God with Your Happily Ever After- Karen Kingsbury, Kelsey Kupecky, Kyle Kupecky

Since this book is co-authored by a married couple, it is ideal for any man and woman aspiring to be husband and wife. It is also great for married couples. It reads like a marriage manual that dictates common dos and doesn't. Following these religiously will guarantee you a long healthy and wealthy marriage.

Many girls these days are looking for a ‘mature financially stable man’. However, they get lost in a myriad of confusing elements of love and dating. In strong terms, this book advises young women to stop chasing eligible husbands. Instead, it invites them to find God first then settle down with partners who are chaste, patient, loving and understanding.

The Chase: Trusting God with Your Happily Ever After - Karen Kingsbury, Kelsey Kupecky, Kyle Kupecky ​

29. Spiritual Parenting - An Awakening for Today's Families- Michelle Anthony

Modern families must appreciate the fact that a child’s good behavior is not just what God expects from children. Michelle Anthony, a celebrated author, and counselor, is bold to state this in her book tailored for young parents and the urban audience.

She argues that children should grasp the deeper meaning of observing rules. This is discipline, love for one another and knowing God. She manages to state that observing biblical commandments and government laws blindly is useless. She dares you to help children embrace the true purpose of regulation which is patriotism and respect for others.

Spiritual Parenting - An Awakening for Todays Families - Michelle Anthony ​

28. Disciplines of a Godly Family- R. Kent Hughes

Are you a first-time parent? Learn fundamental aspects of a family from this book. Examples taught here are family heritage, a sense of belonging for your child and righteousness in the family. Further, impart the importance of affection for fellow kinsmen and virtues of godliness.

Basic values of a family are sharing, caring and being there for one another. Find out how to achieve these through holding family get-togethers, delightful vacations, and other fun activities. Perhaps the biggest benefit here is the fact that you learn how to create a prayer notebook.

Disciplines of a Godly Family - R. Kent Hughes ​

27. Age of Opportunity: A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens- Paul David Tripp

Many parents these days try to restrain the behavior of their kids as if they were animals. If you are one of them, Paul David Tipp challenges you to introduce godly values to your child. After that, let him enjoy his or her youthfulness without the cultural stereotyping.

This book is ideal for parents raising teens. Also, teachers, religious leaders and people in authority will benefit from the sensible advice. When you implement these strategies, your teens will avoid the dangers of the often turbulent transition into adulthood.

Age of Opportunity: A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens - Paul David Tripp ​

26. Not Alone: Trusting God to Help You Raise Godly Kids in a Spiritually Mismatched Home- Lynn

This book delivers hope for all dysfunctional families. It also instructs parents from diverse or conflicting cultures that they are not alone in bearing the burden of parenting. If you belong to this category, learn to trust God and allow Him to help your nurturing of Christian children.

As the world becomes sophisticated, it is easy for children to be lost in all the confusion. This resource reminds you that it is your responsibility to lead these children from bewilderment to righteousness. This applies not only to biological parents but also step parents.

Not Alone: Trusting God to Help You Raise Godly Kids in a Spiritually Mismatched Home- Lynn Donovan, Dineen Miller ​

25. Missional Motherhood: The Everyday Ministry of Motherhood in the Grand Plan of God- Gloria Furman

God created the first family with a grand plan in mind. Although humans almost disrupted this plan at the Garden of Eden, discover how to implement its tenets of God’s will in your family. As you will learn in this book, women are the bearer’s of God’s grand plan because they are the givers of life.

By analyzing stories of biblical mothers, Gloria Furman seeks to empower all mothers with knowledge of God’s promises to all womenfolk. More importantly, she urges women to make disciples out of the ordinary people under their households.

Missiona Motherhood: The Everyday Ministry of Motherhood in the Grand Plan of God - Gloria Furman ​

24. Love-Powered Parenting: Loving Your Kids the Way Jesus Loves You- Chaundel Holladay

The author has a deep passion to motivate you to love and cherish your children properly. The book does not promise an easy ride for parents of this generation. It encourages you to pamper your kids with life’s best gifts without being extravagant.

It borrows teachings from real stories in the Bible. It is an easy read, thanks to its careful description of case studies. In the end, you will comprehend the greater context of biblical teachings. Since a family is the smallest unit of the world, make yours as strong as possible. 

Love-Powered Parenting: Loving Your Kids the Way Jesus Loves You - Chaundel Holladay ​

23. Living the Proverbs: Life Way Reader Insights for the Daily Grind- Charles R. Swindoll

Charles Swindoll is one of the most experienced teachers of the Bible. In outspoken delivery, he tells you how to live and proclaim God’s calling in your daily hustle. Learn how to avoid sin in times of temptation and how to remain steadfast in the treacherous modern world.

There are five devotionals that you should observe daily for 26 weeks. This observance develops a candid ability to respond positively when challenges threaten to break your faith apart. Learn how to stand firm for the benefit of your family and your faith.

Living the Proverbs: Life Way Reader Insights for the Daily Grind - Charles R. Swindoll ​

22. Growing Kids God's Way: Biblical Ethics for Parenting- Gary Ezzo, Anne Marie Ezzo

Today’s parents should benefit greatly from the use of common sense in imparting biblical teachings. However, not many people are blessed with this. This book examines God’s purpose for family and the role of parents in bringing up a generation that actually understands the truth.

You will obtain practical solutions to common childhood threats such as indulgence in alcohol and drugs, pop culture and destructive sexual awareness. The fact that these solutions come from actual stories in the Bible is worth noting. Ultimately, you will discard old methods of imparting Christian discipline and embrace effective strategies.

Growing Kids God's Way: Biblical Ethics for Parenting - Gary Ezzo, Anne Marie Ezzo​

21. Give Them Grace: Dazzling Your Kids with the Love of Jesus- Elyse M. Fitzpatrick, Jessica Thompson

The authors here are mother and daughter, who understand effective teachings from the Bible as far as parenting is concerned. They interrogate the need for a transformative set of rules that not only save children from seemingly modest misdeeds but also push them to embrace God’s commandments.

Learn graceful steps of winning your children to Christ even if you think they are the worst rebels. The authors persist on the importance of grace as opposed to the mediocre observation of ineffective set of rules. Transform your children from being merely good to being actively graceful.

Give Them Grace: Dazzling Your Kids with the Love of Jesus - Elyse M. Fitzpatrick, Jessica Thompson ​

20. For the Love: Fighting for Grace in a World of Impossible Standards- Jen Hatmaker

This book deviates slightly from the theme of the aforementioned Christian books. It features unapologetically humorous yet true assertions that women must fight for their position in society. It arms women with fundamental weapons to wage the gender war in the unforgiving environment of the modern society.

You will be relieved of the burden of staying in the shadows of other people. Through Christian values of love, hard work, respect for all, self-esteem and grace, this book teaches contemporary women how to break from limiting stereotypes, self-pity, shame, ridicule, and guilt.​

For the Love: Fighting for the Grace in a World of Impossible Standards- Jen Hatmaker ​

19. Family Worship- Donald S. Whitney

Donald S. Whitney is the distinguished author of numerous Christian books. In this one, he talks about the importance of assembling your family for prayer daily. He maintains that God manifests Himself in a prayerful family. It is, therefore, ideal for any type of family from across all social classes.

It underlines the power of transformative Christian hymns, Bible reading and meaningful prayers at home. As children grow up, they imitate the healthy habit and embrace them even as they enter adulthood. At the back of the book, find a carefully written guide for small discussion groups.

Family Worship - Donald S​. Whitney 

18. Family Shepherds: Calling and Equipping Men to Lead Their Homes- Voddie Baucham Jr.

Since God calls fathers to be the head of the household, men must embrace the responsibility head on. This author delivers direct guidelines on how you, as a man can shepherd your children, family, and community towards Godly values.

Since the language here is straightforward, you will learn home to protect you marriage, safeguard the children’s interests and how to solve delicate family matters. Ultimately, you will create and defend a strong bond between your home and Christ’s church.

Family Shepherds: Calling and Euipping Men to Lead Their Homes - Voddie Baucham Jr. ​

17. Being a Dad Who Leads- John MacArthur

Leading by example is the best type of discipleship. John McArthur draws inspiration from his life as a parent to pen a must-have resource. All male parents will benefit from the straightforward instructions contained here. Learn what character qualities are best for your child and find out the best teaching methods.

Do you find yourself thinking twice on how to best discipline your child? Learn the importance of discipline as well as several methods depending on your child’s age. In the end, you will be a Godly father not just to your child but also to other kids in your community.

Being a Dad Who Leads - John MacArthur ​

16. Praying Circles Around Your Children- Mark Batterson

Mark Batterson insists that you should teach your children fundamental life lessons before the world does. In his book, he talks about five key lessons that can guide you to becoming your child’s biggest influencer. He shows you how to guide your loved ones towards earthly triumphs and ultimately to claim God’s promises.

He draws advice from the Bible and constructs practical advice carefully. Here, learn how to tailor-make prayer items to suit the needs of your family. Eventually, you will bring out individual talents, interests, and inspirations from all your children.

Praying Circles Around Your Children - Mark Batterson ​

15. A Mom After God’s Own Heart- Elizabeth George

Mother’s spend more time with their kids than any other family member does. Together with a child’s dad, she is the best person to teach Biblical lessons. In a straightforward manner, Elizabeth George emphasizes practical tips that mothers must always use to pass spiritual messages to their offspring.

It also has a section titled “From a Dad’s Heart” where the author’s husband discusses fathers’ active role in the daily formation of the children. You will fall in love with chapter 10, as it summarizes top five prayer items for children- salvation, friends, purity, school, and church.

A Mom After God's Own Heart - Elizabeth George ​

14. Gospel-Powered Parenting- William P. Farley

This is a unique resource as it mainly discusses God’s will for parents. The author lets you comprehend the fact that successful parenting starts with a healthy relationship with God. Know what the gospel says about responsible adulthood then excel at it.

After appreciating the need of a connection with your maker, learn how to practice valuable values at home. Right from the day your child is born, you effectively pass on Godly attributes to him or her. Examples are daily prayer, forgiveness, humility, gratitude, faithfulness, love, and understanding among others.

Gospel - Powered Parenting - William P. Farley ​

13. Transformed Into His Likeness- Armand P. Tiffe

Do you think your children are struggling with sin? Here is an opportunity for you to help them turn towards righteousness. This book outlines more than 100 sins that typical young people encounter regularly. It categorizes children’s misdemeanors, teenage challenges, and sins committed by young adults.

As it prepares you for the inevitable, it highlights approaches towards curbing the most common sins and misdeeds. Examples are lying, stealing, fighting and greed. You will find it a good read not just for counseling your own kids, but also guiding others in your extended family, neighborhood, and society in general.

Transformed Into His Likeness - Armand P. Tiffe ​

12. Don't Make Me Count to Three- Ginger Plowman

Experience is the best teacher. Here are candid personal chronicles of a mother’s turbulent experience with parenting and resulting triumph over hardships. It quotes specific verses from the world’s best resource, the Bible. While it expands the roles of parents, it emphasizes Christian righteousness.

Although the testimonies are personal, they apply to innumerable families in the modern era. After all, what your child is going through has already been experienced by other kids ahead of him. Therefore, this is a practical roadmap towards winning your child to Christ.

Don't Make Me Count to Three - Ginger Plowman ​

11. Shepherding a Child's Heart, Revised and Updated- Tedd Tripp

If you are distressed about your child’s errant ways, this is among the best Christian parenting books for you. Discover the impact of disciplining your child, teaching about sin, the human heart, obedience, and the gospel of Christ. Let your child understand these facets of Christianity from the insights therein.

This book provides solid Biblical foundations on which a child can establish his or her life. As each stage of a child’s development is different from the previous, each needs unique procedures of training. This resource delivers these procedures without missing a point.

Shepherding a Child's Heart, Revised and Updated - Tedd Tripp ​

10. The Passionate Mom- Susan Merrill

Susan Merrill is a passionate mom. She has immersed herself in understanding her child’s needs, behaviors, talents, and interests. She dares to ask herself what she can do to help in times of disillusionment. Travel with her as she highlights the simple yet often confusing logistics of motherhood.

Have you sometimes lost the passion for parenting? Through this book, you will reignite that spark and learn the Godly ways of protecting, teaching, loving, providing and guiding your loved ones. In the end, that spark might as well become a full-blown flame.

The Passionate Mom - Susan Merrill ​

9. The Christian Parenting Handbook- Dr. Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller

These Christian authors bring their minds together to write a step-by-step parenting guide. It carefully and efficiently distinguishes active counsel from worthless and potentially harmful advice. Coming across many ideas in your parenting journey is a fact. Sift through these ideas with a biblical philosophy filter and extract the most useful inspirations.

You will build your child’s motivation, teach kids to solve simple challenges independently and identify talent. Most importantly creatively teach them the Christian truth. This way, your family avoids the dreaded ‘boxing ring’. Let the child anticipate a future full of hope, success, happiness, and God’s blessings.

The Christian Parenting Handbook - Dr. Scott Turansky and Joanne Miller ​

8. The Christian Mama’s Guides- Erin MacPherson

This guide is an amusing series of four books on parenting for different stages- having a baby, the baby’s first year, parenting a toddler, and a child’s grade school years. It systemically makes you aware of your child’s needs during his first few years of development and helps you meet those needs.

Learn everything there is about pregnancy, childbirth, a child’s basic health and hygiene. Also, the guide helps you inculcate wisdom and Godly grace in the child. It discusses the role of a parent during a child’s schooling life and preparation for adult life. It is ideal for first-time mothers.

The Christian Mama's Guides - Erin MacPherson ​

7. Raise Him Up- Derrick Moore and Stephanie Perry Moore

The fact that African-American single mothers face huge challenges cannot be overemphasized. This book takes you to the homes of several such mothers who have overcome great adversity. It compares Biblical scenarios to modern challenges and affords spiritual guidelines.

Benefit from the advice of similarly distraught parents. Throughout the pages, African-American mother gains valuable information on parenting in tough economic, social and political times. Watch with joy as your son transcends numerous cultural stereotypes and physical hardships into a well-molded admirable young man.

Raise Him Up - Derrick Moore and Stephanie Perry Moore ​

6. Love & Respect in the Family- Dr. Emerson Eggerich

Here, Dr. Emerson Eggerich talks at length on how to make your child feel loved. Of interest here is how it helps you deal with the challenge of disrespect, ridicule or hatred by your own children. It sheds light on dealing with teens and adult children to avoid a bitter, shameful and regrettable altercation.

The author talks about the dangerous Family Craze Cycle, a phenomenon which most families encounter. In straightforward yet comprehensible manner, he tells you how to avoid the undesirable cycle if it is absent and how to break free whenever it strikes.

Love & Respect in the Family - Dr. Emerson Eggerich ​

5. Intentional Parenting- Sissy Goff, David Thomas, Melissa Trevathan

Humans have invented numerous misconceptions about parenting. For this reason, this book examines top 12 myths and efficiently dispels them. More importantly, find the truths surrounding what God calls you to do as the leader of your family.

Find practical insights towards connecting with your children. You will no longer endure the burden of parenting, but enjoy the privilege of being called dad or mom. This resource helps you become loving, playful and merciful towards your young ones. It requests you to understand them first and let them understand you in return.

Intentional Parenting - Sissy Goff, David Thomas, Melissa Trevathan ​

4. How to Raise Selfless Kids in a Self-Centered World- Dave Stone

This is Dave Stone’s third book in a series. It talks about the increasingly hostile world and the fact that your children will occasionally face tough times. As the family unit is shaken to the core, know how to depend on God not just for survival but also for prosperity.

Dave Stone manages to highlight various approaches to successful parenting for the benefit of the family. You will learn how to instill selfless attributes to your loved ones. While the approaches are practical, the author’s delivery is impressively humorous.

How to Raise Selfless Kids in a Self - Centered World - Dave Stone ​

3. Desperate- Sarah Mae and Sally Clarkson

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim adSarah and Sally provide a Christian remedy to hurting parents. Read this book anytime your energy levels go down. It tells the story of a young mother who struggled with her children to a point of desperation. Learn how she overcame her worst fears. minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.

It also features useful advice from a mentor who personally went through the challenges of raising four children singlehandedly. After reading, you will never have to bury your face under the blanket crying. Instead, you will raise your head high proclaiming God’s deliverance.

Desperate - Sarah Mae and Sally Clarkson​

2. Praying the Scriptures for Your Children- Jodie Berndt

Children are prone to numerous pitfalls, especially in the sophistication of the modern world. You need this book to invite God to take care of their character, faith, relationships, safety and future. Its author uses the Bible to explain how God wants you to turn your loved ones to him because they are His.

The book is filled with Biblical case studies and real life examples of parenting. With this resource, you can avoid the drawbacks that most parents go through. Also, discover how effective the prayers of a parent are to their children.

Praying the Scriptures for Your Children - Jodie Berndt ​

1. Moms in Prayer- Fern Nichols

The author developed the good habit of regular prayer. She shares the power of praying for children in a straightforward delivery. She invites you to travel the less taken path of prayer with her. It is a great resource, especially for single parents.

Through the pages, you can envision God’s purpose of letting you become a parent. If you think you have failed in parenting, this book consoles you and provides solace for your desperation. Learn the secrets to a fruitful marriage too. In the end, you will find an unprecedented connection with Jesus Christ.

Moms in Prayer - Fern Nichols ​