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The Beginner’s Bible is great for preschoolers. This is a great option for families to read together after dinner or at bedtime. The easy-to-read text and colorful illustrations make it a good way to introduce children to the Bible.

The Read and Share Bible is great for 1st and 2nd graders. This story Bible has simple re-telling of Bible stories which makes it easy for kids to read on their own.


The Action Bible is appealing to kids ages 8-11. Written in comic book style, this story Bible is great for those who still enjoy a story Bible but are ready for something for older kids.


The Growing In Faith Bible is not a story Bible and has the full biblical text. This is a great first Bible for kids in 2nd-5th grade. It has features (such as parent connections and character sketches) that are designed to help parents and children better understand God’s Word.

The Faith Alive Student Bible is great Bible for 5th-12th grade students. The features of this Bible (such as the Who, What, When, Where and Why feature) help students as they begin to read God’s Word on their own.

The Lutheran Study Bible is great for High School students - Adults. Grow deeper in your understanding of God’s Word with comprehensive notes. It comes different styles including hardback, leather bound, and even a compact version.  

Websites & Apps

On the Parent Cue site you will find several resources that give you practical insights on parenting your child in the specific phase of life that they are in. They say, “We’re not an encyclopedia or exhaustive training course on making your kids ‘turn out’. This blog is a cue. A prompt. Because really, we know you’re already busy doing all you can to invest in your kids and help them on their way to adulthood. But it’s not always easy to stay focused. Our goal is to make it easy for you to remember what’s important.” Also check out the Parent Cue App

Preschool   This link has specific topics for parents whose children are birth-5yrs old.

Elementary This link has specific topics for parents whose children are elementary age.

Teen  This link has specific topics for parents who have teenagers.


Reviews for what your kids are into (before they get into it) Trusted ratings created with families in mind.


Axis is perhaps the most up-to-date resources for understanding current teen culture, with some paid content as well as regularly available free resources.

 YouVersion Bible app – The number one app for reading the Bible. You can read almost any translation and download up to three translations for reading offline. Hundreds of Bible readings and devotional plans make this a great resource for individual, couple, and family devotions.

The Bible App for Kids is fun! Engage with Bible stories and complete interactive activities designed to help your kids grow in their love for Jesus.

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If you are looking for a good parenting book check these out- just remember, each household and child are wonderfully unique- results may vary.

Parenting with Love and Logic is designed for preschool and beyond, this helpful and practical psychology-based parenting method is an invaluable guide for all parents! Teach your children healthy responsibility and encourage their character growth from a young age. Learn to establish healthy boundaries with your children through easy-to-implement steps without anger, threats, nagging, or power struggles.

Easy to Love, Difficult to Discipline focuses on the fac that parents love their children, but don't always love their behavior. But how can you guide them without resorting to less-than-optimal behavior yourself? Focusing on self-control and confidence-building for both parent and child, Dr. Bailey teaches a series of linked skills to help families move from turmoil to tranquility.

Sticky Faith is a very practical, research-based book that is all about everyday ideas to build lasting faith in your kids, written by Dr. Kara Powell and Dr. Chap Clark.