Parents

Bring your family closer in Christ with these helpful articles and videos. Learn how to nurture your children's faith and develop habits for being together in God's Word.

  • Read this book with your children | Friday Favorites0:33

    Read this book with your children | Friday Favorites

    A great reminder for you and your kids, Jesus is With Me by Joni Walker. Can you find the cross on every page? https://www.cph.org/p-3101-jesus-is-with-me.aspx #shorts #childrensbooks #fridayfavorit

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  • Unboxing Wise Men Seek the Savior Family Activity Kit | Family Advent Calendar & Treasure Hunt1:32

    Unboxing Wise Men Seek the Savior Family Activity Kit | Family Advent Calendar & Treasure Hunt

    Take a look inside the Wise Men Seek the Savior family Advent kit. Use this kit to celebrate Christmas while keeping the focus on Jesus with your family at home or in your Christian classroom. The k

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  • Carrying Our Burdens: November 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Carrying Our Burdens: November 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    What burdens are you carrying right now? Are you . . . Anxious? Tired? Uncertain?

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  • How to Teach Children to Tithe

    How to Teach Children to Tithe

    When I was growing up, my parents gave me an allowance so they could teach me how to manage money. They taught me how to use a bank account, save for big purchases, and tithe. It was not...

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  • Add Christmas Family Fun to Advent with Elena Fox1:17

    Add Christmas Family Fun to Advent with Elena Fox

    How can Christian families anticipate the celebrations of Christmas while keeping the focus on Jesus? Author Elena Fox explains how the new Wise Men Seek the Savior: Family Advent Activity Kit can gui

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  • Advice and Encouragement: October 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Advice and Encouragement: October 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    As a new mother, I’ve been struggling to figure out a spiritual routine for my daughter and our family. We say prayers at bedtime and read some books that are Christ-focused, but sometimes...

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  • Facing Fear: September 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Facing Fear: September 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    This school year, my family is transitioning to having a child in school all day. My oldest starts kindergarten and is anxiously waiting to find out what being at school “all day” is all...

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  • Discipling Our Children by Abiding in the Word

    Discipling Our Children by Abiding in the Word

    My mother once said, “The best children’s ministry a church can have is a solid, pastor-led adult Bible study.” Since that conversation, I’ve contemplated her words often, reflecting on...

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  • Creator and Creation: August 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Creator and Creation: August 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    My son called to me in a stressed and urgent tone, “Mom! I need a big eraser!”

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  • Influencing Children’s Identity through Electronic Technology

    Influencing Children’s Identity through Electronic Technology

    Little has had a more dynamic impact on contemporary culture than electronic technology. I would argue that electronic technology is our feeble human attempt to copy God’s astonishing...

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  • Prayer: July 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Prayer: July 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Prayer is a unique opportunity that we are given to talk directly with God. How cool! The Creator of the universe, the one that spoke the stars into the sky and fish into the sea, wants to...

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  • How to Select a Trustworthy Children’s Bible

    How to Select a Trustworthy Children’s Bible

    Children’s Bibles serve a useful purpose in our homes. From the time our firstborn was four months old (in other words, when we emerged from our sleep-deprived fog enough to realize it was...

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  • Refuge: June 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Refuge: June 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    You open your phone and scroll past another devastating news story. A friend posts about the death of someone they loved. You open your email to be met with a long list of messages that...

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  • Rule and Responsibility: May 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Rule and Responsibility: May 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    “You have to be in charge, FOREVER!” This was my five-year-old’s response after I had been teasing him that I was going to take a break from being in charge.

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  • Lutheran Homeschool Curriculum Favorites for the Elementary Years

    Lutheran Homeschool Curriculum Favorites for the Elementary Years

    Homeschooling takes a ton of work, but there are resources out there to help! Christa Petzold shares her favorite books for teaching the faith while homeschooling. 

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  • Current Events: April 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Current Events: April 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    “Have you talked about current events with your kids?” I posted a poll asking this question on Instagram a few days after the initial reports of the ongoing conflict between Russia and...

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  • Using Luther’s Catechism to Raise Christian Kids

    Using Luther’s Catechism to Raise Christian Kids

    More than just a text to memorize, the Small Catechism is a faithful tool for forming children and families in the faith. Hear more about how Christa Petzold, co-author of Male &...

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  • Practice: March 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Practice: March 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    What is your biggest worry or fear when you think about taking your kids to church? Does it make you anxious or even stop you from going to church altogether? Join Kyla as she shares...

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  • Routine: February 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Routine: February 2022 Everyday Faith Calendar

    Almost every week without fail, it takes about three hours to get my three young children and me to worship—from when I wake up Sunday morning to when I (barely) make it out the door. I...

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  • Lifelong Character Formation | Session 3 of Embracing Godly Character9:52

    Lifelong Character Formation | Session 3 of Embracing Godly Character

    In this lesson about Embracing Godly Character, Kenneth Kremer talks about how Christian character forms and develops across a person's life. Buy the book: https://www.cph.org/p-31992-embracing-godly

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