Parenting Books – a curated list

Are you looking for a curated list of great parenting resources? Here’s an excellent one provided by Parent Cue – a Christian parenting resource site. Parenting doesn’t come with set manuals, but that doesn’t mean there are great resources available. Some of these are available in WPA’s church lending library. Click the link for the … Read more

Helping Kids Cultivate the Skill of Noticing

One major parenting goal many of us have is to raise kids who show compassion for others. In fact, I’d be willing to bet a lot of us have compassion near the top of our lists, right up there with courage, kindness, and perseverance. But before we raise compassionate kids, we need to help them … Read more

How Serving Changes Kids – Parent Cue Live

Dr. Kara Powell, executive director at Fuller Youth Institute, joins Reggie Joiner and Kristen Ivy to discuss how serving others helps grow kids’ character and faith by connecting to a bigger story.

Parent Empowerment Seminar: How can I keep my kids interested on Sundays?

One thing we value at WPA is families worshipping together. Worshipping together can be an impactful moment amongst families, but it can also be a real struggle. This talk is about why families worshipping together is so important and ways you can help your child stay interested and invested on Sundays.

Kids of Integrity

As a faith-filled parent, you want to help your children develop Christlike attitudes and behaviour. But this important responsibility can seem overwhelming. How do you know where to start? Kids of Integrity is a set of free lesson plans that will help you coach your kids with confidence and a clear sense of direction. Suitable … Read more

Parenting Resouces

Free family devotions, activity kits for kids, discussion guides for parents and more

Helping Kids Turn Anger Into Wisdom: Trash, Truth, Treasure

When our child gets teased, battered, and bullied by another child’s hurtful words, we parents are inclined to step in and fix it by saying things like, “Oh honey, that’s not true.” Or, “You don’t deserve that.” Or maybe we’ll criticize the aggressor (especially if that aggressor is an older sibling). Quick fix responses like … Read more

How to Share Hope (But Not Germs) This Year

I want to tell you how to share hope (but not germs) this year. Huh? Let me explain. I had to sneeze recently—in a restaurant. Now, do you remember back in 2019 when you would sneeze around folks and someone would say, “Bless you”? Now, it’s like—HIDE YOUR KIDS! I tried to stop it, like … Read more