Family Ministry Resources

Below are links to various resources for family discipleship.


  • This classic Bible storybook gives you short devotions you can share with children. Each lesson includes a story, a Scripture verse to memorize, a prayer, and a song. It's a wonderful way for children to learn about who God is, why Jesus came to Earth, and how we should act today. 

  • A beginner's book of systematic theology in the form of a beautifully illustrated storybook for children. Through storytelling and illustrations, The Ology by Marty Machowski takes abstract theological concepts and makes them easier to understand.

  • You want your children to become disciples, obedient to Christ's commands, and fruitful in their faith. But there is no formula for raising godly kids. So where do you begin?This book explore 12 key truths that will help you connect your sons' and daughters' hearts to God's. 

  • The Gospel Made Clear to Children is written for parents to read aloud to younger children (elementary) and for older children (youth) to work through independently. It is designed to be a discipleship tool to help parents impart to their children the wisdom that leads to salvation (2 Tim. 3:15). Corresponding study questions for reflection and application can be found in the companion guide.

Bible Storybooks

  • Young readers will hear the memorable retelling of 104 of the Bibles' greatest stories. Beginning in Genesis and ending in Revelation, readers will learn how each of these stories fit into the overarching storyline of the Bible. Each story is beautifully illustrated and concludes with a thoughtful prayer. 

  • The easy-to-read storybook introduces your family to many captivating people, places, and events from the Bible's Old and New Testaments, showing how each one ultimately points to Jesus. As you share these Bible stories, you will learn together the life-changing habit of recognizing Christ as the hero of every story.

  • Every story whispers his name. A Bible like no other, The Jesus Storybook Bible invites children to join in the greatest of all adventures, to discover for themselves that Jesus is at the center of God's great story of salvation--and at the center of their own story too! The Jesus Storybook Bible tells the story beneath all the stories in the Bible. At the center of all is a baby, the child upon whom everything will depend. 

  • Originally published in 1935, this beloved Bible storybook is still a favorite with today's children, parents, and teachers (including Ruth Bell Graham). More than 200 stories from the Old and New Testaments are retold in simple language.

Christian Biography

  • Christianity is a faith in love with history.  In this collection of forty-six brief biographies for children, Hannula sketches the stirring trials and triumphs of many famous and some lesser known figures in our family of faith--including Augustine, Charlemagne, Anselm, Luther, Bunyan, and C.S. Lewis. Through them we can begin to enjoy the old paths and find rest for our souls.

  • Be encouraged with these fascinating biographies of Christian heroes of the faith! This set of five favorite books includes the stories of Corrie ten Boom, Amy Carmichael, Hudson Taylor, Nate Saint, and Gladys Aylward. 


  • The Wingfeather Saga is an adventurous story about gifted children that are well-loved by their mother and ex-pirate grandfather. They will need all their gifts and all that they love to survive the evil pursuit of the venomous Fans of Dang, that crossed the dark sea to rule the land with malice.

  • Kids adore these classics for their imaginative story lines and adults appreciate the rich Christian symbolism. 

  • In The Illustrated Little Pilgrim's Progress: From John Bunyan's Classic/Illustrated edition by Helen L. Taylor, young readers now have a simpler version of a timeless classic, that preserves the original plotlines of Bunyan's work in a way that children can understand.

  • Invite your children to journey to the Celestial City with this special version of Pilgrim's Progress---adapted just for them! Featuring child-friendly vocabulary and simplified concepts for young readers, Taylor's abridgment leaves Bunyan's unforgettable story line intact. Now fresh illustrations bring the classic to life for contemporary "travelers."


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  • Share God's best gift with your family this year and start a lifetime of traditions with this gospel-focused, four-week Advent family devotional. Each week includes Bible readings, fun Christmas activities, songs, and an original Christmas story. 

  • This four-week Advent family devotional contains thirteen devotionals-three for each of the four weeks of Advent and one more for Christmas. Each devotional includes a Scripture for the day, an object lesson, a question to discuss as a family, a song to sing together, and a prayer.

  • Waiting Songs is an album of Advent. These songs are about making time for waiting. The King is coming and He is already here. So we practice listening, quieting ourselves, celebrating, whispering good news, and yelling shouts of joy.

  • The Getty Kids Hymnal album, the “Family Carol Sing,” has 12 exciting arrangements of carols, old and new, to help your whole family sing together this Christmas. The album is designed to help build deep believers by investing in our children artistically compelling hymns to carry for life.

  • Your little ones will love singing and dancing along to the Scripture songs from the Slugs & Bugs Sing the Bible Family Christmas. Featuring word-for-word Scripture songs that celebrate the miracle of all miracles---the incarnation of Christ.


  • Start a new Easter season tradition with your family by reading this beautifully illustrated “upside-down” book. The first side, Darkest Night, has seven stories that recount the events of Passion week ending with Christ’s crucifixion and burial. Flip the book over and continue by reading Brightest Day with seven more stories that progress from Christ’s resurrection through Pentecost.

  • The Garden, the Curtain, and the Cross  takes children on a journey from the garden of Eden to God's prefect new creation. Through an engaging Bibleoverview, children will discover that 'because of our sin, we can't go in' but because of Jesus' victory on the cross, an even better garden awaits us.


  • This gift book celebrating the spiritual legacy of hymns in our lives. Experience God's love through artwork, and meditations on anthems from "How Great Thou Art" and "Amazing Grace" to "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God" and the Doxology.

  • This collection of great hymns makes it easy to do hymn study, helping your whole family experience the special delight of the great hymns of the faith! Downloadable audio recordings included.

  • Family Hymn Sing exists to help children learn the Christian faith through singing. With kid-friendly arrangements recorded by the Gettys' band of Irish and American virtuosos and sung by kids, this collection features songs the whole family can sing together! 

  • This songbook matches For the Cause .. This is a collection of recordings designed to help disciple children with songs to carry for life. Inspired by many world music sounds, this album was recorded by the Getty band and five different children's choirs from Africa, America, Colombia, India, and Ireland.

  • Piano and vocal arrangements for the Getty Kids Hymnal In Christ Alone, including fourteen hymns old and new for kids of all ages to sing and play along.

  • These toe-tapping, captivating melodies will have you and your kids memorizing Bible verses without even realizing it! The goal of Slugs & Bugs is to make music the whole family will love.

  • Sing the Bible Volume 2 combines practical instruction and bedrock foundational truths. And the melodies make all that goodness easy and fun to remember. The practical Scriptures provide a blueprint for families being transformed by the Holy Spirit.

  • The lyrics on Sing the Bible Volume 3 come straight from Scripture, and focus on the life, words, and work of our Lord Jesus, the Savior of the world. 

  • Sing the Bible Vol. 4 offers an upbeat and catchy collection of 13 scripture songs that are centered around following Jesus with our lives.

  • This album come from the poetry of the Psalms. Every song, from reimagined hymns to the newly crafted, are strung like stars. Each one sparkling with truth and light. The music itself is a rich tapestry of sounds and a frankly astounding array of instruments and talent where you will hear, among others, mandolin, fiddle, piano, pedal steel guitar, organ, and even a Barred Owl call.

  • On The Kingdom of Heaven is Like This album, the songs are simple and catchy so that kids can learn the lyrics and sing along.

  • Sally Lloyd-Jones's poems have been put to music. Big Stories for Little Ones is a collection of 10 of Sally’s poems from Hug-A-Bible and Baby’s Carry Along Bible set to music. 

  • This is the Corner Room’s eighth collection of Scripture set to music verbatim from the ESV Bible. These songs are intended to help God’s people know and treasure his Word more deeply

Additional Resources

  • If you have wanted to be more intentional about praying as a family then this DIY Family Prayer Prompt Jar can help. It’s really simple to put together and you probably have most of the supplies on hand.

  • This is an easy, effective Scripture memory system that helps your whole family develop the habit of memorizing and remembering Scripture. By spending just five or ten minutes a day, you and your children can learn and retain hundreds of verses.

  • Get your family talking and create memorable conversations with this fun mix of age-appropriate questions.