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Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Helping Kids Hide God's Word in Their Hearts

In remembrance of Gary Smalley, we present this recorded interview in which the best-selling author and relationship expert explains how parents can help their children internalize the truths of the Bible.

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Series

Family Bible Reading and Devotions

Build a special bond with your family through Bible readings and kid-friendly family devotions.

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Studying the Bible as a Family

Larry Fowler

Have you relied wholly on the church to teach your kids Scripture? God says that's your job as their parent. Here how you can help your children learn about God's Word.

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How to Read the Bible — as a Family

Janine Petry

One activity that doesn’t naturally rise to the top in most homes is reading the Bible together. Here is an idea for how to find the time for this activity.

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Article

Evidence for the Resurrection

Alex McFarland

While we can’t know too many things “for certain,” there are very good reasons for kids to believe that the Resurrection actually happened. 

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Article

What the Bible Says About Faith

Andy Stanley

Dispel three myths about faith that your children might believe and help them understand what faith is and the nature of this gift that comes from God.

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Article

Resurrection: The Most Important Truth

Sean McDowell

Why is it essential to teach kids about Christ's resurrection? Because if Christ did not rise, our faith is useless. Learn more about why this is true.

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Article

Respect Starts Now

Jill Rigby Garner and Sheila Seifert

It's never too early (or late) to teach kids to be respectful.

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Article

Everyday Peacemakers

Jeannie Cunnion

Encouraging kids to reflect God's peace in their interactions with each other.

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Article

Engage: Reflecting God's Heart

Jim Daly

Help your children understand how to love others as Jesus loves them.

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Article

Cultivate Compassion in Your Kids

Matthew Barnett

You can help your kids see the value of the overlooked and unloved.

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Article

'Who am I?' — Your Child's Identity

Kurt Bruner , D'Arcy Maher , Renee Gray-Wilburn , Jesse Florea , Rebecca St. James , and Marianne K. Hering

Help your children understand what it means to be a priceless creation of God, no matter their age or stage.

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When the Bible Isn't G-Rated

Jessica Thompson

As parents, you can help your kids grapple with the messiness in Scripture and come to a better understanding of who God is.

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Teaching Kids About God's Big Story

Michelle Anthony

Help your kids find their part in God's grand narrative by portraying a fuller picture of who Jesus is.

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Parents are putting coolers and luggage in the back of the car while kids look on from the back seat of the car

Series

Family Devotions

Whether on the go or sharing a meal together, parents and kids can find a variety of devotions to use as a family to help keep everyone focused on God's amazing truth's and principles.

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Helping Your Kids Express Their Faith

Tracey Garrell describes how, as a stay-at-home mom, she helps her children live out their faith in school.

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Article

Spread the Word: Bring Your Bible to School

TF Edwords

Students across the country can celebrate religious freedom while sharing God's love with their classmates.



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Teaching Kids About Spiritual Warfare

Rachelle Wiggins

God has equipped us all to have strength during the struggles of life. What have you done to help your children put on God's armor?

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Sharing Your Faith as a Family

Pastor Kevin Harney and his wife, Sherry, offer practical suggestions for sharing the Gospel with neighbors, friends and extended family.

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Article

Summer-rific Faith Adventures

Thriving Family

Get 32 free activity cards! Use them to explore God's Word as a family. On the back of every card is a picture. Once your family completes the activity on a card, place the card in the appropriate puzzle position. By the end of the summer, your family will have completed this adventure-themed puzzle and can search for 45 hidden objects in it!

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Focus on the Family Weekend

Episode

Building a Foundation of Faith for Your Family

This weekend, Dr. Kara Powell offers parents help from her book The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family: Over 100 Practical and Tested Ideas to Build Lasting Faith in Kids.  

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Article

A Faith That Sticks

Kara Powell

Most Christian parents desire a vibrant faith for their kids. What can parents do to help children make faith their own? 

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Focus on the Family Broadcast

Episode

Building a Foundation of Faith for Your Family (Part 2 of 2)

Dr. Kara Powell offers parents help from her book The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family: Over 100 Practical and Tested Ideas to Build Lasting Faith in Kids. (Part 2 of 2)

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