The purpose of this page is to provide information on reliable resources you can use in your home as a family and with your individual children to help them with grow deeper in their knowledge of the Gospel, the Bible, and the importance of setting aside time with Jesus each day. Each picture resource below includes a brief description and a link to a site where you can review the product and purchase.
THE GOSPEL STORY BIBLE
The easy-to-read storybook introduces your family to many captivating people, places, and events from the Bible's Old and New Testaments, showing how each one ultimately points to Jesus. As you share these Bible Stories together, you and your family will meet Jesus and learn a new, life-changing way of recognizing Christ as the hero of every story. Vibrant illustrations by A. E. Macha, child-friendly discussion questions, and Scripture references accompany each narrative to help you lead your family in exploring the Bible. You will be delighted to discover how easily even a young child can understand the original text of a story that he or she has already come to love. Ideal as a storybook for your preschooler, a devotional for your grade school student, a refresher for the adult believer, or an introduction for the new one.
Companion materials are also available:
Old Story New: 10 Minute Devotionals to Draw Your Family to God
Long Story Short: 10 Minute Devotionals to Draw Your Family to God
Based on Foundations Adult Bible Reading Plan, Foundations For Kids Offers a 260-Day Plan to Read Through the Bible’s Most Important Passages Using the HEAR Method of Bible Study. Kids will love the easy-to-read format and activities!
by Robby Gallaty
Foundations for Kids is a 260-day reading plan for kids that highlights the foundational passages of Scripture every disciple should know. Foundations for Kids follows the H.E.A.R. method. The acronym H.E.A.R. stands for Highlight, Explain, Apply, and Respond. Each of these four steps contributes to creating an atmosphere to hear God speak.
Truth is for kids, not just for adults! So The Ology gives kids of all ages a beginner s theology book to help them understand who God is and how we, as his children, relate to him. Arranged within a traditional systematic theological framework, each truth in The Ology is also connected to the larger redemptive story of Scripture. The doctrine of God, for example, is presented in the larger framework of creation, where the attributes of God are on display and easier to understand. Designed for six-year-olds through preteens, this flexible resource includes built-in adaptations for use with younger or older children, so that entire families can enjoy it together.
Read The Ology to preschoolers, read it with grade-school kids, and let older kids discover the hidden truths by reading the corresponding Scripture passages for each section. However, you read it, The Ology will give your children a gift that will last a lifetime a solid foundation of life-changing biblical truth that will point them to the God who loves them and gave himself for them.
STEPS INTO THE BIBLE
100 Bible stories retold for family devotions In just ten minutes a day, your family can journey through an engaging Bible story and discover the richness of a faith-filled life! Based on a collection of biblical stories used by four generations of the Graham family, this updated edition of Ruth Graham’s devotional is fresh and colorful, perfect for children ages eight and under. You and your family will be encouraged as you step into the Bible together. Incudes:100 ten-minute Bible readings for manageable family devotions, Full-color photography and artwork, Open-ended questions that inspire imagination and exploration, Short, accessible memory verses that help build spiritual character and knowledge.
Also available: Same information, just an older edition.
THE FAMILY BIBLE DEVOTIONAL
The Family Bible Devotional highlights 52 short Bible readings, pairing each with engaging background information and discussion questions. It’s a family devotional that cultivates conversations—one that avoids simplistic answers and instead pulls kids into God’s unfolding, mysterious, beautiful story with all of its twists and turns.This uniquely designed devotional opens the door to discussions on who God is and why we trust Him. Together, your family will gain a better understanding of many of the Bible’s famous—and sometimes not-so-famous—stories and events. The Family Bible Devotional brings the truth of God’s Word alive for you to explore together as a family.
CLASSIC FAMILY DEVOTIONS
The One Year Classic Family Devotions provides a full year of devotions and activities designed to strengthen family time and deepen spiritual awareness. Each devotion includes a story about children and other family members, fostering personal connection with the content. Lessons come from the child’s perspective at times and from the parents at other times. An activity page is included every seven days as an additional source of ideas for families to use in their time together.
DINNER TABLE DEVOTIONS
One Year of Dinner Table Devotions & Discussion Starters helps families start where they are already gathered together on a daily basis―around the dinner table. As the meal comes to a close, family members can take turns turning to the dinner-table devotion for that day, designed to be done together as a family in 10 to 15 minutes. The result is a meaningful daily discussion in which every family member can participate, drawing the whole family closer to God . . . and each other.
KINGDOM FAMILY DEVOTIONAL
FROM FOCUS ON THE FAMILY
This new devotional from Dr. Tony Evans and his son Jonathan Evans will provide both single and married parents with a resource tool to maximize those family devotional times, such as the dinner hour or bedtime. The family virtues–based devotional provides 52 separate topics, one for each week of the year, and five devotionals within each topic that will guide devotional times Monday through Friday. This is a wonderful way to build a spiritually strong family week by week, day after day―a perfect way to head into the weekend. Topics range from the basics of the faith―such as salvation, spiritual warfare, prayer, forgiveness, and discipleship―to essentials of living as followers of Christ: money, prayer, family, friends, and priorities. The subject matter is simplified so even young children can grasp important concepts. This is a perfect resource for busy families.
at the table family devotional
The Once-A-Day At the Table Family Devotional helps you discuss the principles and promises in the Bible as you enjoy a meal together. With 365 daily readings to help you start conversations with your family around the dinner table, it’s perfect for the family who wants to take time to center their lives on God’s Word. This devotional book suggests topics for conversation and then gives you a brief scripture passage and a devotion to read together.
THE JESUS STORYBOOK BIBLE
For the past ten years, The Jesus Storybook Bible has been the trusted and preferred starting point for thousands and thousands of parents, grandparents, and pastors to teach their kids about the Bible. The beautiful, award-winning illustrations of Jago connect with the bestselling writing of Sally Lloyd-Jones so that the text of Scripture visually comes to life in the minds of children. The Jesus Storybook Bible contains 21 stories from the Old Testament and 23 stories from the New Testament, presented in an easy-to-understand way that makes learning about the Bible as fun for younger children, preschool and below, as it is for older children, kindergarten to sixth grade.
READ and LEARN BIBLE
This Bible features stories from the Old and New Testament including: Genesis, Noah and the Flood, Exodus, Daniel in the Lion's Den, The Story of Queen Esther, The Nativity, Jesus the Teacher, Jesus Comes to Jerusalem, and many more illustrated in full color.
For ages 4 – 8
Each devotion features a “Be Amazed” section with fascinating facts, hands-on activities, and a closing prayer. Based on Louie Giglio’s popular messages “Indescribable” and “How Great Is Our God,” Indescribable: 100 Devotions About God & Science will help kids discover the incredible creation of our indescribable God.
As kids grow, their prayer lives need to grow too—but how? Stephen Kendrick and Alex Kendrick offer a strategy that kids can use to figure out how prayer works and just how powerful it is. Lots of great explanation is combined with fun activities, illustrations, and journaling prompts to get kids thinking and praying.
BIBLE EXPRESS DEVOTIONS Magazine
To see details and sample material please go to Lifeway Publishing's website. Devotionals are available for girls and boys.
THE RADICAL BOOK FOR KIDS
THE RADICAL BOOK
The Radical Book for Kids is a fun-filled explorer’s guide to the Bible, church history, and life for boys and girls age 8 and up. Along with examining some of the most exciting realities in the universe, the handbook is vibrantly illustrated and chock-full of fun facts and ideas. Deep truths are communicated to elementary and middle-school aged kids while stimulating their curiosity and sense of adventure within a gospel-centered framework.
Bring your family together and enjoy a shared, daily experience of the Bible. Each day of this devotional includes a short Bible reading along with thoughts and questions that open up the scriptures and spark conversation. Written by Steve and Bekah Legg, who parent a blended family with six children, this fun and accessible devotional speaks to all ages. Over 12 weeks, explore Bible stories, biblical truths and key characters – and draw closer to God, and each other, through His Word.
FIRST STEPS TOGETHER
Whether you are a new parent or you recently welcomed a new addition to the family, this family devotional is a great way to introduce Christ to your newborn or toddler. (Geared for parents with children ages 0-2 years).
JOURNEYING TOGETHER DEVOTIONAL
On The Go Family Devotions: Journeying Together takes the framework introduced in Deuteronomy 6 and applies to the daily life in the modern family. Each devotional gives parents ways to share their faith at home, on the road, when they wake up, and before they go to sleep. Each week, parents will engage in a devotion that centers them in Scripture and creates habits of engaging in casual conversations about God that will propel their child forward in their spiritual journey.