In the Home Day to Day
Parents and guardians get overwhelmed in the day-to-day responsibility of guiding a child's faith formation.
Faith formation happens over an entire lifetime, and it is not something that should be done alone.
Little changes and ways to intergrate faith in your day to day lives can make a big difference over time.
is a simple, easy-to-implement faith practice, perfect for incorporating into your bedtime routine for five to fifteen minutes a night. When done over time, the FAITH5™ carries the power to enrich communication, deepen understanding, aid sleep, and promote mental, physical and spiritual health.
This website provides simple 1-2 page activities for families based on the ages of the children.
If you were going to fill a gift basket with the ultimate collection of family faith formation resources for churches, which titles would you include?
This blog is full of projects, activities, and other in home ways to encounter faith as a family.
This blog is also full of projects, activities, and faithful ways to be in the home.
Our primary goal then, and since, has been to provide inspirational and relevant reflections on scripture for young people. Passport is a student ministry organization focused on creating meaningful experiences and resources for students.
Gives parents ten affirming tips for beginning a journey of family faith formation in everyday life.
Devotions in the Home
Belonging and Becoming: Creating a Thriving Family Culture by Mark and Lisa Scandrette
Sparkhouse: Family Activites and tools for Bible study and storytelling from one of our favorite publishers. Resources for ages 3-12.
Seamless Faith by Traci Smith
Together We Pray: A Prayer Book for Families by J Wigger
God's Big Story Cards by Faith Alive
Melissa & Doug Family Dinner Box of Questions - Faith Edition
Adults Relating to Kids (ARK): "ARK helps adults learn how to discipline inappropriate behavior while still affirming the worth of the child. In enabling children and teens to value themselves in spite of their mistakes, it provides them with the ego strength to say "no" to negative peer pressure."
Helpful Hints for
In Home Faith
Write a scripture each week somewhere in your home where your family will see it.
Listen to songs or podcasts
Watch a YouTube video from our YouTube channel and discuss based on age and interest.
Read a good Bible Story. (See our Children's Books and Bible suggestions.)
Use Google Images to find Bible-related printouts for crosswords, dot-to-dots, coloring, and other activities or lessons.
Sing "Jesus Loves Me" or say the "The Lord's Prayer."
Light candles to remember God's presence.
Use our Online Resources page to find more.
This page was last updated by ws 3/10/21