“Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. These commandments that I give you today are to be on your hearts. Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.”Deuteronomy 6:5-7
CHRISTIAN WEBSITES for KIDS:
“Adventure Bible online” – Bible search, activities, games, & more.
“Adventures in Odyssey Club” – membership access; unlimited episode streaming, daily devotionals, subscription to “Clubhouse” magazine, & more.
“California Family Council” – “Advancing God’s Design for Life, Family, & Liberty through California’s Church, Community, Capitol, & Culture”; “inform and educate Californians on public policy issues, provide media interviews and commentary on cultural and legislative issues, analyze legislation, etc.
“Explorer“– “a portal that contains numerous educational activities and stories that foster an understanding of the experiences of children around the world to our children”; offers activities, stories, devotions, recipes, page for Explorers, & a world map showing ministry partners who are “releasing children from poverty in Jesus’ name”.
“The Kids Zone” – “Christ-centered website designed just for children. Their goal is to provide a safe haven for children where they can be sheltered from the evil that lurks online.” Includes a “clean” Christian Chat Room, Christian teachings, Biblical profiles, the Jesus Story, a bunch of games and activities, book reviews, more.
“Superbook” – interactive competitive Bible learning kids’ site with games, activities, and a daily Bible challenge.
“Your Story Hour” – “friendly radio dramas based on the Bible, historical heroes, and true-to-life adventures. Stories brought to life by talented voice actors, descriptive sound effects and compelling music–teach Biblical values, positive character traits and principles for good decision-making.”
GENERAL CHRISTIAN WEBSITES FOR PARENTS (Small group studies are listed on under Resources for parents):
“BooksBloom” – “goal is to help families establish home libraries that are well-stocked with great books”; founding couple, Jan & Gary Bloom, began homeschooling in 1982 and began the website as a resource to other parents; traveling ministry offers seminars, & workshops at various conferences; can help with finding specific books; Jan has authored two book volumes of “How Then Should We Read?”.
“Christian Parenting” articles and podcasts.
“Crosswalk” – parenting articles and tips email subscription.
“D6: a family ministry movement connecting church and home” – offers resources with “D6 for the Church” and “D6 for the Home” as well as a conference, curriculum, podcasts, videos, “Splink” family conversation starters, “Elements Kids’ Worship” curriculum, “Access” small group Bible studies, and “D6 Plus”, a membership site with additional resources & training.
“Family Bible Films” – member site that offers “groundbreaking series of videos covering the major stories of the Bible; each film from Family Bible Films is supplemented with a complete lineup of educational resources that reinforce the subject material of the DVD, and are the perfect resource for home-based or home-school Bible lessons.”.
Mama Bear Apologetics” – “A Mama Bear has two primary instincts: nurturing and protecting.”; founded by Hillary Morgan Ferrer, author of the book, “Mama Bear Apologetics™: Empowering Your Kids to Challenge Cultural Lies”.
“National Center on Biblical Parenting” – articles, tips email subscription, & parenting events for heart-based, practical parenting.
“The Parent Cue” – fantastic resource for parents!; “group of family experts and everyday parents coming together to help inspire you to make every fleeting moment count before your kids move on to their next big adventure”; offers articles, videos, podcasts, resources (including parent conversation guides) & more; can also search by topic; some articles listed with parenting articles.
“Ruth Institute” – quote from founder, Dr. Jennifer Morse: “The Sexual Revolution has been going on for my entire lifetime. Millions of people have been harmed by its empty promises”; offers “Are you a Survivor?”, Resource Center, Book club for families, workshops for healing family breakdown, events, & “Make a Difference”; also has a YouTube channel.
“Talking Mom 2 Mom” – articles and resources for Christian moms on family, homeschooling, free resources, etc.
“Truth Becomes Her” – “a worth movement, a space for moms and mentors to gather, grow, and guide girls to discover their true value”; articles, “Heroes for Her” podcasts, free video series, “Bible Belles” books, free resources (coloring sheets & devotionals), “Our girls are worth more than they know. Let’s train them to believe it.”; free membership offers access to training & more resources.
“True Vine Online” – links to various websites for Christian kids.
PARENTING of DEFIANT KIDS / TEENS:
“Empowering Parents” founded by Dr. Kevin Lehman; not Christian, but material may be helpful for parents who are dealing with defiant kids or teens that are not responding well otherwise; also have online parenting articles and “e-coaching”; see below for Dr. Lehman’s books and the“Total Transformation” programs.
“Have a New Kid by Friday: How to Change Your Child’s Attitude, Behavior & Character in 5 Days” – by Dr. Kevin Lehman (link is to his interview on CBN’s 700 Club).
“Have a New Teenager by Friday: From Mouthy and Moody to Respectful and Responsible in 5 Days” – by Dr. Kevin Lehman(link is to his interview on CBN’s 700 Club).
“Making Children Mind without Losing Yours, revised edition” – by Dr. Kevin Lehman (link is to his interview on CBN’s 700 Club).
STUDENT SUPPORT ORGANIZATIONS:
“Dare to Share” – training for teens and youth groups with a gospel mindset and for them to learn how to engage others with different worldviews.
“Fellowship of Christian Athletes” – “Faith + Sport = FCA”; supports Christian youth in sports on school campuses across the U.S.
“FIRE” – mission is to defend and sustain the individual rights of students and faculty members at America’s colleges and universities. These rights include freedom of speech, freedom of association, due process, legal equality, religious liberty, and sanctity of conscience – the essential qualities of liberty; offers guide for student’s rights on campus, faculty rights & resources, 1st Amendment Library, speakers, research, high school resources, & much more.