Talking with Your Kids about Jesus
30 Conversations Every Christian Parent Must Have
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- Mar 2020
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- 6 x 9
- Pub. Date
- Oct 2021
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- Mar 2020
- Pub. Date
- Oct 2021
You already know the world will challenge your child's faith in Jesus. But do you know specifically what those faith challenges are, how to effectively talk with your child about them, and what that means for you as a Christian parent on a day-to-day basis? If your answer is no, you're not alone. Many Christian parents feel the same.
But here's the good news: Talking with Your Kids about Jesus will give you the confidence you need to have the conversations that matter most in today's skeptical world. In a friendly, parent-to-parent voice, Natasha Crain will walk you through essential topics on Jesus's identity, teachings, death, and resurrection. Each chapter clearly explains what skeptics are saying and provides a concise, easy-to-understand response you can discuss with your child--one that can be tailored for any age.
"Natasha has an uncanny combination of a warm and winsome writing style, keen insights born out of personal experience, and a wealth of knowledge about evidence for the faith. Natasha is a trusted source for parents who want to provide their children with a vibrant and well-informed belief in Jesus."--Lee Strobel, bestselling author of The Case for Christ and The Case for Faith
"Natasha Crain reminds us how important it is to integrate conversations about faith into our everyday lives with our sons and daughters. This compelling resource will equip you to point your child to the truth of Jesus's life, death, and eternal reign."--John Fuller, vice president of Focus on the Family and cohost of the Focus on the Family radio broadcast
"Talking with Your Kids about Jesus is soaked in Scripture and awash with powerful evidence, fantastic examples, and thought-provoking discussion questions. It's so sneaky the way Natasha gets me thinking more deeply about my own faith as I learn how to help my kids deepen theirs."--Jeff Myers, PhD, president of Summit Ministries and author of Unquestioned Answers: Rethinking Ten Christian Clichés to Rediscover Biblical Truths
Natasha Crain is a national speaker, author, and blogger who is passionate about equipping Christian parents to raise their kids with an understanding of how to make a case for and defend their faith in an increasingly secular world. The author of Talking with Your Kids about God and Keeping Your Kids on God's Side, Natasha lives in Southern California with her husband and three children.
"Natasha has an uncanny combination of a warm and winsome writing style, keen insights born out of personal experience, and a wealth of knowledge about evidence for the faith. Natasha is a trusted source for parents who want to provide their children with a vibrant and well-informed belief in Jesus."
Lee Strobel, bestselling author of The Case for Christ and The Case for Faith
"As parents, we all want our kids to be healthy, happy, and successful--as Christian parents, however, we want much more. We want to raise children with a genuine, vibrant, and world-changing faith in Jesus Christ. In Talking with Your Kids about Jesus, Natasha Crain reminds us how important it is to integrate conversations about faith into our everyday lives with our sons and daughters. This compelling resource will equip you as a mom or dad to point your child to the truth of Jesus's life, death, and eternal reign."
John Fuller, vice president of Focus on the Family and cohost of the Focus on the Family radio broadcast
"When it comes to learning how to communicate with kids about God, I turn to Natasha Crain. She's funny, relatable, and most important, deeply rooted in the Bible. Talking with Your Kids about Jesus is part of a series of books (you need to get them all) that is soaked in Scripture and awash with powerful evidence, fantastic examples, and thought-provoking discussion questions. It's so sneaky the way Natasha gets me thinking more deeply about my own faith as I learn how to help my kids deepen theirs."
Jeff Myers, PhD, President of Summit Ministries and author of Unquestioned Answers: Rethinking Ten Christian Clichés to Rediscover Biblical Truths
"Wow! Natasha Crain has compiled a power-packed guide that every parent should read! Mom and Dad, this one is a priority! In a world where there is so much confusion about Christ, you will gain clarity and confidence and your kids will gain courage from this clearly written and biblically solid manual. Talking with Your Kids about Jesus is a wealth of vital information written in an easy-to-understand way. Some great conversations await you and your family!"
Pam Farrel, author of nearly fifty books, including the bestselling Men Are Like Waffles, Women Are Like Spaghetti and The 10 Best Decisions Every Parent Can Make
"Natasha Crain should be a household name for every Christian parent longing to furnish their kids with a biblical worldview. Once again, this mother of three lays down tried and true principles about the most important conversations a parent can have with their kids about Christianity. What can be more important than that? Buckle up, parents, for an eye-opening read as this wordsmith skillfully navigates you through the terrain of thirty must-have conversations about Jesus."
Bobby Conway, host of The One Minute Apologist and author of Doubting Toward Faith
"This book is an answer to my prayers! Natasha Crain has provided thoughtful, practical, kid-friendly talking points I can use with my boys to equip them to face a world that often opposes their faith in Jesus. Talking with Your Kids about Jesus is a must-read for every parent!"
Amber Lia, bestselling coauthor of Triggers and Parenting Scripts
"For many years, we've recognized the need for a resource that parents could use to become the best Christian 'case makers' their kids will ever know. Natasha Crain has delivered that resource. Talking with Your Kids about Jesus will help you engage your kids in conversations that will make a difference for eternity. Get this book today, and use it to answer your kids' questions, respond to the claims of skeptics, and guide your young believers to the truth."
J. Warner and Susie Wallace, creators of CaseMakersAcademy.com and authors of Cold-Case Christianity, God's Crime Scene, and Forensic Faith for Kids
"These are uncertain times, and yet these are the very times that the Bible has anticipated. Jesus Christ told us there would be days like this, and you and I, as well as our children, have a front-row seat to it all! In light of this reality, our children need to be equipped with God's Word in such a way as will help them navigate the challenges ahead. Parents no longer can assume that the local church or a favorite ministry will rightly and intentionally teach their children the answer to life's most important question: 'Who is Jesus Christ?' That's why I am happy to endorse Talking with Your Kids about Jesus. Natasha Crain brings a timely clarion call to parents of faith to reengage the debate and to consider afresh just who Jesus Christ is according to the Bible as well as how to effectively teach their children not only the truth but also how to argue in defense of the truth. This excellent read is worthy to be in your hands right now and in the hearts and minds of your children for the rest of their lives!"
Jack Hibbs, senior pastor of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills and host of Real Life with Jack Hibbs
"Jesus of Nazareth was undeniably the most influential human being of all time. But he was (and is) much more than that. He literally holds the key to eternity for all of us. How well do you know him? How about your kids? If you get Talking with Your Kids about Jesus, you'll not only be able to gracefully equip your entire family with essential truths about Jesus, but you'll also be able to inoculate them against all the misinformation about Christianity posted on the web and social media. As in all of her books, Natasha Crain brilliantly communicates what you and your children need to know to be bright lights in a world that continues to slide into darkness. Prevent your kids from succumbing to the darkness by reading this with them now!"
Frank Turek, PhD, president of CrossExamined.org and author of I Don't Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist
"Christian parents, this might be the most important book you ever buy to help you disciple your kids. In a culture that often presents Jesus as nothing more than a good moral teacher or all-inclusive postmodern guru, it's never been more important to clearly teach them who the object of their faith truly is. Natasha Crain has done a masterful job presenting the authentic Jesus from Scripture and illuminating what Jesus actually taught about things like judgment and love and what it means to put our faith in him."
Alisa Childers, speaker, author, and host of The Alisa Childers Podcast
"Today, it's easy enough to raise kids who call themselves Christians and yet wind up claiming beliefs about Jesus that are completely contrary to the historic Christian faith. I've seen this tragic situation play out among my kids' peers, as a church elder, and in my media career as a Christian voice in the broader culture. In Talking with Your Kids about Jesus, Natasha Crain gives parents tools to fortify their kids' faith (and their own!) against the ruinous effects of the antiauthority, antitruth culture they will inevitably encounter both outside and inside the church. The way she distills the latest objections and the up-to-date scholarship answering those objections so that an ordinary layperson can understand it (and lead kids into a discussion about it) is breathtaking. We've had Natasha on our show several times. She is always clear, current, and solidly rooted in sound doctrine. That's what you'll find in these pages!"
Bill Martin, cohost of The Morning Cruise on The JOY FM and director of spiritual formation at Cornerstone Church of Lakewood Ranch
"This book is a practical guide to having your most important discussions with the most precious people in your life. Use it, and your kids will grow in knowledge and faith--and you'll grow with them!"
Mark Mittelberg, bestselling author of Confident Faith and executive director of the Strobel Center at Colorado Christian University
"Natasha Crain has done it again! This collection of the most important conversations parents should have with their kids about Jesus is truly a must-have. Natasha writes excellent summaries without sacrificing important details and will equip you to confidently engage with your kids on these vital subjects."
Hillary Morgan Ferrer, founder of Mama Bear Apologetics and coauthor and general editor of Mama Bear Apologetics: Empowering Your Kids to Challenge Cultural Lies
"In this book, Natasha provides parents the cheat sheet to the most vital conversations to help their kids answer the most challenging questions that confront their faith. Every parent needs not only intentionality but also the tools to prepare kids to defend their beliefs. I am always recommending Natasha's books in this series because they create the most compelling conversations with your kids."
Ron Hunter Jr., PhD, founder of D6, director of D6 Conference, and author of Toy Box Leadership and The DNA of D6
"Today's child is being soaked in social media and video games, steeped in popular culture but not in spiritual life. Even as parents, we can be distracted and busy, never getting around to those important conversations that go deeper about Jesus. Or we may feel ill-equipped to answer questions that go beyond kids' church and inviting Jesus into their hearts. Enter Natasha Crain. She's a mom who has done the research and who communicates in a way you'll understand. Read a chapter a day. Your faith and knowledge will grow and, as a result, so will your child's."
Arlene Pellicane, speaker and author of Parents Rising