Equipping Your Family

Recommended resources for equipping kids of all ages to defend their faith!

Age 2 – Elementary School

What Your Children Need to Know About God (aka Teach Your Children Well).

Dr. Ron Rhodes, Find it here: Amazon.com or Christian Parenting Center.

Summit Ministries Building on the Rock – Christian Worldview Curriculum
www.summit.org/curriculum/elementary-school/

Jesus Is Alive!: Evidence for the Resurrection Children’s Edition by Josh McDowell and Sean McDowell
www.amazon.com/Jesus-Alive-Evidence-Resurrection-Childrens/dp/0830747869/ref=sr_1_10?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1305767860&sr=1-10

How Do We Know the Bible Is True by Lynn Waller
www.amazon.com/How-Do-Know-Bible-True/dp/0310538211

Who Is God? (And Can I Really Know Him?) — Biblical Worldview of God and Truth (What We Believe, Volume 1)
www.amazon.com/Really-Biblical-Worldview-Truth-Believe/dp/1935495070/ref=sr_1_9?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1305767761&sr=1-9

Who Am I? (And What Am I Doing Here?) — Biblical Worldview of Self-Image (What We Believe, Volume 2)
www.amazon.com/Doing-Biblical-Worldview-Self-Image-Believe/dp/1935495089/ref=pd_bxgy_b_img_b

Big Thoughts for Little Thinkers Series
www.christianbook.com/thoughts-for-little-thinkers-the-gospel/joey-allen/9780892216178/pd/216174

Truth and Grace (TAG) Memory Books
www.founderspress.com/shop/store.php?action=show_detail&crn=205&rn=417

Big Thoughts for Little Thinkers
www.christianbook.com/thoughts-for-little-thinkers-the-gospel/joey-allen/9780892216178/pd/216174

Big Book of Questions and Answers
www.amazon.com/Book-Questions-Answers-Ferguson-Sinclair/dp/1857922956

Christian Beliefs: Twenty Basics Every Christian Should Know by Wayne Grudem
www.amazon.com/Christian-Beliefs-Twenty-Basics-Should/dp/0310255996/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1268534037&sr=1-2

Big Truths for Little Kids: Teaching Your Children to Live for God by Susan Hunt
www.amazon.com/Big-Truths-Little-Kids-Teaching/dp/1581341067/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1305767942&sr=1-1

Big Truths for Young Hearts: Teaching and Learning the Greatness of God by Bruce A. Ware
www.amazon.com/Big-Truths-Young-Hearts-Greatness/dp/1433506017/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1305767942&sr=1-2

Leading Little Ones to God by Marian M. Schoolland
www.amazon.com/Leading-Little-Ones-Marian-Schoolland/dp/0802851207/ref=sr_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1305767942&sr=1-5

The Thinking Toolbox: Thirty-five Lessons That Will Build Your Reasoning Skills by Nathaniel Bluedorn
www.amazon.com/Thinking-Toolbox-Thirty-five-Lessons-Reasoning/dp/0974531510/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1305768073&sr=1-1

A Faith To Grow On Important Things You Should Know Now That You Believe by John MacArthur
www.amazon.com/Faith-Important-Things-Should-Believe/dp/B000H2N4PY/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1305768212&sr=1-1

The Church History ABCs: Augustine and 25 Other Heroes of the Faith by Stephen J. Nichols
www.amazon.com/Church-History-ABCs-Augustine-Heroes/dp/1433514729/ref=wl_it_dp_o?ie=UTF8&coliid=IUDGTEJJP9V0E&colid=2QZ7KHXU958ZJ

Philosophy and the Young Child, by Gareth Mathews

http://www.powells.com/biblio?isbn=9780674666061

Phil Vischer’s Jelly Telly show!

http://www.apologeticsguy.com/2010/07/who-made-god/

Creation for Little Sprouts

http://shopping.drdino.com/category-exec/category_id/34/nm/Young_Children

Creationism and Dinosaurs

http://shopping.drdino.com/category-exec/category_id/12/nm/Young_Children

http://shopping.drdino.com/category-exec/category_id/142/nm/Children_s_Dinosaur

Elementary and Junior High

Creation and Evolution Curriculum

http://shopping.drdino.com/category-exec/category_id/30/nm/Homeschool

Junior High, Ages 9 – 13

Tools For Young Historians and Worldview Complete Kit

Marcia Brim

Find it here: BrimWood Press.

High School, Ages 14 – 19

Apologetics Study Bible, Student Edition

Find it here: Veritas Seminary

TrueU Apologetics DVD Series

Dr. Stephen Meyer

Find it here: True U

Living Loud: Defending Your Faith

Dr. Norman Geisler and Dr. Joseph Holden

Find it here: Veritas Seminary

Apologetics and Worldview Resources:  Sean McDowell

Teen Life Resources: Josh McDowell

Curriculums

ACSI Apologetics Curriculum

http://www.acsi.org/Resources/PublicationsNewsletters/ChristianSchoolEducation/tabid/681/itemid/2847/Default.aspx

http://www.acsi.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=%2BL8rOO9MVBo%3D&tabid=681&language=en-US

ACSI has a middle school program too

http://www.acsi.org/Resources/PublicationsNewsletters/ChristianSchoolEducation/tabid/681/itemId/2665/Default.aspx

http://www.acsi.org/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=VzfyfaQBBjk%3D&tabid=681&language=en-US

The Case for Christ – Lee Strobel

http://www.zondervan.com/Cultures/en-US/Product/ProductDetail.htm?ProdID=com.zondervan.9780310282808&QueryStringSite=Zondervan

Ravi Zacharias Ministries Critical Questions Discussion Guides

What Is Truth? – Paul Copan

Is God Real? – William Lane Craig

Who Was Jesus? – Scott McKnight

Can I Trust the Bible? Darrell Bock

http://www.christianbook.com/rzim-critical-questions-discussion-guides/ravi-zacharias/9780830831500/pd/831500/1182751692?event=1006APO|387693|1010

I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist – Frank Turek (Apologia Ministries)

http://www.apologiaonline.com/catalogs/catalog.pdf (book/workbook on page 28)

http://www.impactapologetics.com/product.asp?P_ID=990&strPageHistory=related (DVD series)

http://www.impactapologetics.com/product.asp?P_ID=1013&strPageHistory=related (Powerpoint presentation)

Summit Ministries’ Understanding the Times (apologetics & worldviews)

http://www.summit.org/curriculum/high-school/christian-school/contents/

Summit Ministries has a middle school curriculum too

http://www.summit.org/curriculum/middle-school/christian-school/

Apologia (online courses)

http://www.apologiaacademy.com/courses.asp

Books

The Case for Christ: Student Edition – Lee Strobel

http://www.amazon.com/Case-Christ-Student-Lee-Strobel/dp/0310246083/ref=pd_sim_b_1

The Case for Faith: Student Edition – Lee Strobel

http://www.amazon.com/Case-Faith-Student-Lee-Strobel/dp/031024188X/ref=pd_sim_b_3

The Case for a Creator: Student Edition – Lee Strobel

http://www.amazon.com/Case-Creator-Journalist-Investigates-Scientific/dp/0310249775/ref=sr_1_20?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1295145638&sr=1-20

Living Loud: Defending Your Faith – Norman Geisler

http://www.amazon.com/Living-Loud-Defending-Faith-Truthquest/dp/0805424822/ref=sr_1_5?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1295145029&sr=1-5

Smart Faith: Loving Your God with All Your Mind – J.P. Moreland

http://www.amazon.com/Smart-Faith-Loving-Your-Mind/dp/1576837343/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1295145985&sr=1-1

Apologetics for a New Generation: A Biblical and Culturally Relevant Approach to Talking About God – Sean McDowell

http://www.amazon.com/Apologetics-New-Generation-Culturally-ConversantLife-com%C2%AE/dp/0736925201/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1295146058&sr=1-1

Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions – Greg Koukl

http://www.amazon.com/Tactics-Game-Discussing-Christian-Convictions/dp/0310282926/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1295146058&sr=1-2

Apologetics Study Bible for Students

http://www.amazon.com/Apologetics-Study-Bible-Students-McDowell/dp/1586404954/ref=pd_sim_b_2

Jesus Among Other Gods – Ravi Zacharias

http://www.amazon.com/Jesus-Among-Other-Gods-youth/dp/0849942179/ref=sr_1_14?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1295145403&sr=1-14

Know Why You Believe – Paul E. Little

http://www.amazon.com/Know-Why-Believe-Paul-Little/dp/083082250X

How Do You Know You’re Not Wrong? Responding to Objections That Leave Christians Speechless – Paul Copan

http://www.amazon.com/How-You-Know-Youre-Wrong/dp/0801064996

True for You, But Not for Me: Overcoming Objections to Christian Faith – Paul Copan

http://www.amazon.com/True-You-But-Not-Overcoming/dp/0764220918

http://www.paulcopan.com/books/files/study-questions-for-small-groups.pdf (free study guide)

When God Goes to Starbucks: A Guide to Everyday Apologetics – Paul Copan

http://www.amazon.com/When-God-Goes-Starbucks-Apologetics/dp/080106743X

That’s Just Your Interpretation: Responding to Skeptics Who Challenge Your Faith – Paul Copan

http://www.amazon.com/Thats-Just-Your-Interpretation-Responding/dp/0801063833

Who Made God?  And Answers to Over 100 Other Tough Questions of Faith – Ravi Zacharias

http://www.amazon.com/Who-Made-God-Answers-Questions/dp/0310247101 (study guide in book)

The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism – Tim Keller

http://www.amazon.com/Reason-God-Belief-Age-Skepticism/dp/0525950494

http://thereasonforgod.com/media.php (free reader’s guide)

Hard Questions, Real Answers – William Lane Craig

http://www.amazon.com/Hard-Questions-Answers-William-Craig/dp/1581344872/ref=pd_sim_b_2

On Guard: Defending Your Faith with Reason and Precision

http://www.amazon.com/Guard-Defending-Faith-Reason-Precision/dp/1434764885

How to Stay Christian in College – Jay Budziszewski

http://www.amazon.com/How-Stay-Christian-College-Th1nk/dp/1576835103/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1295146634&sr=1-1

Welcome to College: A Christ-Follower’s Guide for the Journey – Jonathan Morrow

http://www.amazon.com/Welcome-College-Christ-Followers-Guide-Journey/dp/0825433541

Total Truth: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural Captivity – Nancy Pearcey

http://www.amazon.com/Total-Truth-Liberating-Christianity-Captivity/dp/1581344589

http://www.pearceyreport.com/TotalTruthStudyGuide.pdf (free study guide)

Videos

Focus on the Family: The TRUTH Project

http://www.thetruthproject.org/

Focus on the Family TrueU: Does God Exist?

http://www.mytruthproject.org/truthproject/trueu/order.html

Focus on the Family TrueU: Is the Bible Reliable?

http://www.cepbookstore.com/p-8077-trueu02-dvd-is-the-bible-reliable-due-1.aspx

Summit Ministries’ Thinking Like a Christian

http://www.summit.org/curriculum/sunday-school/thinking-like-a-christian/

Summit Ministries’ Countering Culture

http://www.summit.org/curriculum/sunday-school/countering-culture/

The Unshakeable Truth – Josh and Sean McDowell

http://www.amazon.com/Unshakable-Truth-Josh-McDowell-Sean/dp/0736930485/ref=tag_dpp_lp_edpp_img_in

The Reason for God – Tim Keller

http://www.christianbook.com/Christian/Books/product?item_no=330462

I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist – Frank Turek

http://www.impactapologetics.com/product.asp?P_ID=990&strPageHistory=related

The Privileged Planet

http://www.amazon.com/Privileged-Planet-John-Rhys-Davies/dp/B0002E34C0

Unlocking the Mystery of Life

http://www.amazon.com/Unlocking-Mystery-Life-Michael-Behe/dp/B00007KLDW

Darwin’s Dilemma: The Mystery of the Cambrian Fossil Record

http://www.amazon.com/Darwins-Dilemma-Stephen-Meyer/dp/B002MZTSRM

Icons of Evolution

http://www.amazon.com/Icons-Evolution-Science-Jonathan-Wells/dp/0895262762

The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism – Tim Keller

http://timothykeller.com/study/the_reason_for_god/

Websites

http://www.str.org/site/PageServer?pagename=pl_landing_homepage

http://www.seanmcdowell.org/

http://www.str.org/

http://www.bethinking.org/

http://apologetics315.blogspot.com/

http://www.pleaseconvinceme.com/

http://www.gotquestions.org/

http://www.probe.org/

http://www.4truth.net/

http://www.leestrobel.com/

http://www.allaboutgod.com/

http://crossexamined.org/

http://www.carm.org/

http://www.garyhabermas.com/

http://www.paulcopan.com/

http://www.reasonablefaith.org/

http://www.albertmohler.com/category/blog/