The Life and Faith Field Guide for Parents: Help Your Kids Learn Practical Life Skills, Develop Essential Faith Habits, and Embrace a Biblical Worldview

The Life and Faith Field Guide for Parents: Help Your Kids Learn Practical Life Skills, Develop Essential Faith Habits, and Embrace a Biblical Worldview

by Joe Carter

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Overview

Learn How to Teach Your Kids the Skills They Need
 
“Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.”
Proverbs 22:6
 
As a Christian parent, you want your children to develop good character and godly wisdom. But how do you go beyond hoping and praying to teaching them ethical knowledge, practical skills, and virtuous habits?  
 
This innovative guide provides practical, effective ideas you can use to help your children build their faith and character in 50 ways, including...

  • engaging with the Bible and culture
  • interacting with God and others
  • making good decisions
  • becoming better learners
  • managing conflict
Once you grasp these concepts and discover how to teach them, you will be able to successfully shape the character and worldview of your child or teenager.  

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736974486
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Publication date: 02/05/2019
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 317,631
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 3 Months to 18 Years

About the Author

Joe Carter is an editor for The Gospel Coalition, an educator, and fifteen-year Marine Corps veteran. He has held several positions in the publishing field and has been cited in numerous publications, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post.

Table of Contents

Why This Book Is Dedicated to The Boy Scout Handbook 9

1 How to Learn So You Can Teach 15

Part 1 Skills and Habits for Bible Engagement

2 How to Prepare Your Child to Read the Bible 25

3 How to Read the Bible (Elementary) 27

4 How to Read the Bible (Advanced) 35

5 How to See Jesus in the Old Testament 43

6 How to Study the Bible 47

7 How to Interpret the Bible 53

8 How to Apply Scripture to Your Life 57

9 How to Meditate on God's Word 63

10 How to Memorize Bible Verses 67

11 How to Memorize Entire Books of the Bible 69

12 How to Read the Entire Bible 73

13 How to Memorize the Biblical Narrative 79

Part 2 Skills and Habits for Interacting with God

14 How to Pray 89

15 How to Be Obedient to God 93

16 How to Overcome Sin 97

17 How to Develop Trust in God 103

Part 3 Skills and Habits for Interacting with Other People

18 How to Handle Criticism 111

19 How to Stand Up for Yourself 115

20 How to Say You're Sorry 119

21 How to Forgive 123

Part 4 Skills and Habits for Discernment and Decision-Makin

22 How to Develop Your Conscience 129

23 How to Know Gods Will for Your Life 133

24 How to Make Better Decisions 137

25 How to Develop Biblical Discernment 141

Part 5 Skills and Habits for Mental and Physical Health

26 How to Sleep 147

27 How to Manage Stress 151

28 How to Handle Loss and Grief 157

29 How to Deal with Fear and Anxiety 161

30 How to Develop a Healthy Body Image 167

Part 6 Skills and Habits for Character Development

31 How to Develop Godly Grit 173

32 How to Tame Your Tongue 177

33 How to Develop Virtuous Habits 183

34 How to Change Negative Habits 187

Part 7 Skills and Habits for Engaging Culture

35 How to Look at Art 193

36 How to Listen to Music 199

37 How to Watch a Movie 203

38 How to Consume the News 209

Part 5 Skills and Habits for Learning

39 How to Study 217

40 How to Become a Better Learner 223

41 How to Memorize Almost Anything 227

42 How to Focus 237

Part 9 Skills and Habits for Managing Conflict

43 How to Handle Conflict 243

44 How to Deal with Bullying and Harassment 247

45 How to Handle Family Conflict 253

46 How to Handle Peer Pressure 261

Part 10 Skills and Habits for Evangelism

47 How to Start a Conversation About the Gospel 269

48 How to Defend the Faith 273

49 How to Tell a Bible Story 277

50 How to Share the Gospel 281

Recommended Resources 285

Notes 287

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