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August 2019
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Raising Kids in a ‘You can do it!’ World

The author sets out eight signposts for Christian parents to follow when bringing up their children in a world that promotes the attitude that all you have to do is have confidence and you can achieve anything you want. The book is very readable, but some of the examples given and the language are…

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August 2019
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Rewriting Gender?: You, Your Family, Transgenderism and the Gospel

Over a very short space of time, gender identity has become a major issue in the worlds of politics, healthcare, education and the media. It is not going to go away and the often subtle influence of the transgender agenda is so pervasive that none of us can escape it—not even the youngest of…

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September 2018
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It Takes a Church to Raise a Parent: Creating a culture where parenting for faith can flourish

This book aims to show how the church can equip parents so they can ‘parent for faith’. I agree wholeheartedly with its focus on helping one another within a church context. When we become Christians, we are part of God’s family and have brothers and sisters of all ages and from all backgrounds. We…

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September 2018
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Gospel-Powered Parenting: How the Gospel Shapes and Transforms Parenting

I well remember my reaction to receiving this book for review. Breaking open the packet, I muttered, ‘Not another book on parenting!’ Whether review editors think that having brought up five children makes one an expert on parenting, I don’t know. Worse still is the fear that anyone could attribute the eventual conversion of…

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September 2018
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Probably the Best Idea in the World

The dads who went to watch their sons’ football training were invited to take part in an end of season fathers’ match. The coaches were going to take part as well. All season the dads had faithfully stood there each Saturday watching their sons training, but they had hardly said a word to each…

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September 2018
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Get Outta My Face! How to Reach Angry, Unmotivated Teens with Biblical Counsel

This book is a further addition to the plethora of titles available on the subject of parenting. In this case it has particular reference to the teenage years. Its subtitle is ‘How to reach angry, unmotivated teens with biblical counsel’; it is written to help those who live with or care for teenagers. It…

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September 2018
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Teenagers: Biblical Wisdom for Parents

As the mother of two daughters, one of whom has just turned 13, I wanted to read this book as soon as I saw it. Having benefited from Ann Benton’s helpful book Aren’t they lovely when they’re asleep? I wasn’t disappointed. This book is straightforward and easy to read. Ann Benton gives practical realistic advice …

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