As Christians, we have the comfort of knowing that Jesus is with us during our darkest hours. In the midst of this comfort, we need to face head-on our grief, our other emotions, and our humanness. For non-Christians, periods of loss provide opportunities for God to break into their lives and turn death into life. BelPres welcomes the opportunity to minister to those who suffer. Please contact our Caring Ministries Department at for information and services.
Becoming aware of what our lesser losses have to teach us, the larger losses of our lives become less terrifying. When the Bottom Drops Out: Accompanying stories and pictures. Will help you grieve in a healthy way that leads to ultimate healing.
What Dying People Want: Christians can have confidence that because death is not the end, preparing to die helps us truly live. You will be on a journey that will stretch your faith, your understanding of the meaning of life, and your knowledge of God.
Grieving the Child I Never Knew: This devotional collection will help you grieve honestly and well. Questions Kids ask about Sex, J. It offers you a way to envision yourself in a calm yet fully connected, fully involved relationship with each of your children. Home Court Advantage, Dr. Your youngest children may grow in their faith and understanding of the Bible from the earliest board books through non-fiction, and early readers.
The older children will enjoy some of the classics and chapter books. Many resources are available on year round holidays and seasons, as well as those difficult times and issues of life, offering a Christian worldview. The stories in the Bible told in simple, single paragraphs.
Includes a realistic picture on each page and discussion questions about the text. God is wind, God is fire, God is love…. Each parable is retold on a single page and in language that both preschool and elementary school children can understand. Large illustrations that look like colored woodcuts. Written for grade school children. Also has a section for parents to help guide a discussion with their child. Includes applications and questions for thought and discussion. Appropriate for elementary and middle school children.
A simplification of the popular adult book of the same name, the author presents evidence for the claims of Jesus. For preschool and early elementary school children. Meghan Rose on Stage! If the World Were a Village: Knowing who our neighbors are, where they live, and how they live, will help us live in peace.
In English or Spanish with subtitles. When Your Grandparent Dies: God, I Need to Talk to You about …. Whining, Video Games, etc. The story of Jesus, with scripture references, presented in cartoon style with modern-looking graphics. Appropriate for grade school and middle school students. Alphabetical listings of biblical people and places. A page or two on each topic with illustrations and short paragraphs of descriptions and facts.
The Chronicles of Narnia, C. See how he and his friends solve the mystery and try to live their lives of faith in the modern world. Your support will be vital during these times. Here are some resources full of wisdom and practical suggestions. Helping the Struggling Adolescent, Dr. Why Christian Kids Rebel, Dr. This book provides help for building bridges that may give you the answers you are looking for.
Campbell offers ideas to help you create a solid, balanced approach for relating to your teenager on subjects such as communicating unconditional love, handling teenage anger, and spiritual and intellectual growth. Boundaries with Teens, Dr.
Parenting Teenagers, A Christian Parenting Magazine, LifeWay Press Features articles about teens, their parents, and their families for the purpose of helping you make Christian life decisions and changes.