There are so many resources available today: books, articles, radio programs, magazines, and, of course, what everyone else is saying or doing with their families. The following resources are ones that have stood the test of time in their efforts to point families back to Jesus.
Whether you’re looking for information on relationships, marriage, and parenting or trying to decide if your child(ren) should read a certain book or see a movie…or you just need a few ideas to engage your child(ren), the following resources have more than enough to get you started in the right direction!
These are just recommendations – resources that many of us use or have used. We leave it to you to prayerfully consider what resources are best for your family.
Focus on the Family (founded by Dr. James Dobson) is a global Christian ministry dedicated to helping families thrive. We provide help and resources for couples to build healthy marriages that reflect God’s design, and for parents to raise their children according to morals and values grounded in Biblical principles.
MOVIE REVIEWS Plugged In is a Focus on the Family publication designed to shine a light on the world of popular entertainment while giving families the essential tools they need to understand, navigate and impact the culture in which they live. Be sure to check out the “Movie Night” resources.
Thriving Family: Book Reviews
BOOK REVIEWS:These book reviews cover content, themes and worldview of fiction books, not their literary merit. They are designed to equip you to decide whether a book is appropriate for your children. A book’s inclusion in this list does not constitute an endorsement by Focus on the Family.