The Shaping of a Christian Family, Repackaged Edition

How My Parents Nurtured My Faith

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There is power and peace in the Christian home.

Parenting in today's world can feel like an uphill battle. How do we guide our children through the social and spiritual minefields of our culture? How do we make sure that they are ready when they leave the nest? And how do we trust God to watch over them as they do?

In this classic book, beloved author Elisabeth Elliot reveals cherished memories and valuable insights she gathered from her experiences growing up in a Christian home. Through the stories of her parents, grandparents, and siblings, Elliot extols the importance of obedience, prayer, trust, courtesy, and forgiveness, among many other lessons she learned as a child.

The Shaping of a Christian Family is an inspiring book for new and experienced parents, grandparents, and all who have come to trust Elliot's compassionate wisdom.

The Author

  1. Elisabeth Elliot
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    Elisabeth Elliot

    Elisabeth Elliot (1926-2015) was one of the most perceptive and popular Christian writers of the last century. The author of more than twenty books, including Passion and Purity, The Journals of Jim Elliot, and These Strange Ashes, Elliot...

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