Books & Resources

It's impossible to put together a list of all the great resources out there, but we've tried! Here are some Bibles, parenting books, and other family resources to help you and your family grow closer to God as you pursue him together.


  • The Beginner's Gospel Story Bible by Jared Kennedy
  • The Beginner's Bible: Timeless Children's Stories by Zondervan
  • The Gospel Story Bible: Discovering Jesus in the Old and New Testaments by Marty Machowski
  • The Biggest Story Bible Storybook by Kevin DeYoung (three different books for various ages)
  • I Am: 40 Reasons to Trust God by Diane Stortz
  • The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name by Sally Lloyd-Jones
  • The Action Bible
  • The ESV Grow Bible

General Parenting Books

  • Parenting: Gospel Principles That Can Really Change Your Family by Paul David Tripp
  • Child Proof: Parenting by Faith Not Formula by Julie Lowe
  • Raising Passionate Jesus Followers: The Power of Intentional Parenting by Phil & Diane Comer
  • The Disciple-Making Parent by Chap Bettis
  • Gospel-Powered Parenting by William P. Farley
  • Helping Your Anxious Child by Julie Lowe
  • Age of Opportunity: A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens by Paul David Tripp
  • Parenting With Words of Grace by William P. Smith
  • How To Raise Children For Christ by Andrew Murray

Family Worship & Discipleship Books

  • Family Worship by Donald S. Whitney 
  • A Neglected Grace: Family Worship in the Christian Home by Jason Helopoulos

  • Family Discipleship: Leading Your Home through Time, Moments, and Milestones by Matt Chandler and Adam Griffin 

Books about Technology

  • The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place by Andy Crouch
  • Competing Spectacles: Treasuring Christ in the Media Age by Tony Reinke
  • 12 Ways Your Phone Is Changing You by Tony Reinke
  • Faith for Exiles: 5 Ways for a New Generation to Follow Jesus in Digital Babylon by David Kinnaman & Mark Matlock


  • The New City Catechism by Crossway (has a book, app, and curriculum)

Adoption and Orphan Care 

  • Adopted for Life: The Priority of Adoption for Christian Families and Churches by Russell Moore
  • Adoption: What Joseph of Nazareth Can Teach Us about This Countercultural Choice by Russell Moore
  • Orphan Justice: How to Care for Orphans Beyond Adoption by Johnny Carr & Laura Captari
  • Reclaiming Adoption: Missional Living through the Rediscovery of Abba Father by Dan Cruver, John Piper, Scotty Smith, Richard D. Phillips, Jason Kovacs

Bodies, Sex & Protecting Kids

  • God Made All of Me: A Book to Help Children Protect Their Bodies by Justin & Lindsay Holcomb
  • Do You Have A Secret by Jennifer Moore-Mallinos
  • Good Pictures Bad Pictures: A Simple Plan to Protect Young Minds by Kristen A. Jenson
  • Books in the God’s Design for Sex Series by Stan and Brenna Jones:
    • Book 1: The Story of Me (ages 3-5)
    • Book 2: Before I Was Born 
    • Book 3: Facing the Facts: The Truth About Sex and You 
    • Book 4: What’s The Big Deal: Why God Cares About Sex 

Study & Devotional

  • Who Created It (Bible study for kids 5-7) by Janna Arndt and Kay Arthur
  • How to Study Your Bible for Kids (ages 8 +) by Kay Arthur
  • Boy Have I Got Problems, A James Bible Study for Kids by Kay Arthur and others in series (8+)
  • My Big Book of 5 Min Devotionals by Pamela Kennedy
  • Show Them Jesus: Teaching the Gospel to Kids by Jack Klumpenhower

Other Books for Kids

  • Case for Christ For Kids; Case for Faith For Kids by Lee Strobel
  • Cold Case Christianity For Kids by J. Warner and Susie Wallace
  • Story of the World books 1-4 by Susan Wise Bauer
  • Adventures in Odyssey Imagination Station series by Marianne Hering and Nancy Sanders
  • The Ark, the Reed and the Fire Cloud and others in this series by Jenny Cote
  • The Chronicles of Narnia Series by C.S. Lewis



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