Parenting Resources

May 6, 2021  |  Robbin Howey

Parenting is always tough. So here are some of our recommended resources to help parents across all ages and stages.

Note: The Bible is the only resource we can endorse with 100% confidence. All others should be engaged with discernment. We do not fully endorse every part of every resource, author, or speaker that we are recommending.


Often the best resource for parenting are other parents. To get connected to a parenting mentor, email Family Ministry Director, Robbin Howey, at


Family Discipleship: Leading Your Home Through Time, Moments, and Milestones
By Matt Chandler and Adam Griffin

This short book provides a simple and encouraging framework for parents to disciple their children through everyday life.

Parenting: 14 Gospel Principles That Can Radically Change Your Family
By Paul David Tripp

Parents need more than tips, tricks, and techniques. We need the rescuing grace of God―grace that has the power to shape how we view everything we do as parents.

(We are providing a Summer Study of this book — register here)

The Blessing: Giving the Gift of Unconditional Love and Acceptance
By John Trent, Gary Smalley, and Kari Trent Stageberg

If you want help cultivating practices to delight in your children, this is a great resource.

Like Dew Your Youth: Growing Up with Your Teenager
By Eugene Peterson

This is the #1 recommended book for parents of teenagers from our Student and Kids ministry staff.

How to Really Love Your Adult Child
By Gary Chapman and Ross Campbell, M.D.

A resource especially for those whose kids are out on their own.


Drawing Closer to Your Kids During a Pandemic by Julie Lowe

Ideas for “Forced Fun” by Julie Lowe

CCEF’s Parenting resources

Four Ways to Help Teens Fail Well by Christina Fox

Parenting in the Dark: Biblical Truths to Remember When You Don’t Know What to Do by Tracey Rector

X-Plan: Giving Your Kids a Way Out by Bert Fulks


Raising Kingdom Kids on Vimeo

Raising Kingdom Kids (6 Sessions)
By Tony Evans

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Grace Based Parenting (10 Sessions)
By Tim Kimmel

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Parenting: Gospel Principles (15 Sessions)
By Paul Tripp

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Parenting in the 21st Century (4 Sessions)
By Andy Stanley