Already Gone by Ken Ham | Why your kids will quit church and what you can do to stop it
If you look around in your church today, two-thirds of the young people who are sitting among you have already left in their hearts; soon they will be gone for good. This is the alarming conclusion from a study Answers in Genesis commissioned from America's Research Group, led by respected researcher Britt Beemer. Already Gone reveals: Why America's churches have lost an entire generation of believers The views of 1,000 twenty-somethings, solidly raised in the church but no longer attending-and their reasons why (Click the title above or book cover on left to order from Amazon.)
Transforming children into Spiritual Champions by George Barna: Why Children Should Be Your Church's #1 Priority
No one can deny that our culture is opposed to Christian values, and the influences bombarding our children’s moral development can be deadly. But few parents and church leaders realize how critical it is to start developing a child’s biblical worldview from the very earliest years of life. The problem is complex: parents who themselves did not receive early spiritual training leave their children’s training to the church. Yet the church often focuses on older children—not realizing that a child’s moral development is set by the age of nine. The answer is for churches to recognize the need to come alongside parents to provide them biblical worldview training, parenting information, counseling, etc., that will equip them to help their children become the spiritually mature Church of tomorrow.
The New Dare to Discipline by Dr. James Dobson
Join the millions of caring parents who have found much-needed answers to their questions in the wisdom of parenting expert and family counselor Dr. James Dobson. The New Dare to Discipline is a revised and updated edition of the classic bestseller, designed to help you lead your children through the tough job of growing up. This practical, reassuring guide will teach you how to meet your children’s needs of love, trust, affection—and discipline.