Keeping your kids on God's side / Natasha Crain.Publisher: Eugene, Oregon : Harvest House Publishers, Copyright date: ©2016Description: 269 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780736965088 (paperback)Other title: Keeping your kids on God's side : 40 conversations to help them build a lasting faith [Cover title]Subject(s): Christian education of children | Christian education -- Home training | Apologetics | Parenting -- Religious aspects -- ChristianityOnline resources: Amazon.com about this book. | GoodReads.com about this book.
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Includes bibliographical references.
PART 1: CONVERSATIONS ABOUT GOD -- What evidence is there for God's existence? -- How could a good God allow evil and suffering? -- Why would God command the genocide of the Canaanites? -- How can a loving God send people to hell? -- How can God judge people who have never even heard about Jesus? -- Why would God need people to worship Him? -- Why is God so hidden? -- Is faith in God the opposite of reason?
PART 2: CONVERSATIONS ABOUT TRUTH AND WORLDVIEWS -- What is the difference between objective and subjective truth? -- Do all religions point to the same truth? -- How can Christians claim they know what is objectively true? -- How can personal experiene help determine what is true? -- How can common sense help determine what is true? -- If Christianity is true, why are there so many denominations? -- Is Christianity responsible for millions of deaths in history? -- Are Christians less intelligent than atheists?
PART 3: CONVERSATIONS ABOUT JESUS -- How do we know Jesus existed? -- Did Jesus really claim to be God? -- Did Jesus' followers really believe He was God? -- Why did Jesus need to die on the cross for our sins? -- What are the historical facts of the resurrection that nearly ever scholar agrees on? -- What are the major theories people use to explain these facts? -- Why do Christians believe a supernatural resurrection best explains those facts? -- How can Christians believe miracles are even possible?
PART 4: CONVERSATIONS ABOUT THE BIBLE -- How were the books in the Bible selected? -- Why were books left out of the Bible? -- How do we know we can trust the Bible's authors? -- How do we know the Bible we have today says what the authors originally wrote? -- Does the Bible have errors and contradictions? -- Does the Bible support slavery? -- Does the Bible support rape? -- Does the Bible support human sacrifice?
PART 5: CONVERSATIONS ABOUT SCIENCE -- Why do Christians have varying views on how and when God created the world? -- What is young-Earth creationism? -- How do mainsstream scientists estimate the age of the Earth? -- What is old-Earth creastionism? -- What is evolution -- What are the major pieces of evidene for evolution? -- What are the major challenges to evolution? -- What is intelligent design?
10 Tips for having deeper faith conversations with your kids.
"Are your children being exposed to negative criticism of Christianity as they spend time at school, with friends, or online? Perhaps they are already expressing doubts about God and the Bible. You can strengthen your kids' faith by helping to answer the questions that are challenging them. In Keeping Your Kids on God's Side, you'll find 40 of the most common challenges they face - along with clear, concise responses you can discuss together. This book will...encourage open dialogue on issues your kids might hesitate to talk about; replace their doubts with the confidence only God's truth can give; and, equip them to respond well to the tough questions others ask. The time you spend helping your children in this way is one of the greatest investments you can make! It will draw you closer together and benefit them for the rest of their lives"--Publisher's description
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