There’s no question that parenting is hard work. But it’s also one of the most rewarding things you’ll ever do.
As Christians, we want to raise our children in a way that honors God. The Bible is a great place to start when looking for advice in parenting. But if you’re like most moms, you may have discovered it’s also helpful to learn from other people’s experiences.
There are so many parenting books out there, but how do you know which one is best for you and your family? And even more so, which ones are actually worth reading? After all, our time as parents is precious! That’s why Momalot has done the work for you and created a top ten list of most-loved Christian Parenting Books.
How we chose the best Christian parenting books
There are a lot of Christian parenting books available, but not all of them are created equal. We wanted to find the ones that would be most helpful for Christian parents as you grow your family closer to God. So we looked for books that:
- Provide biblical wisdom and guidance
- Are written by experienced and respected Christian authors
- Are popular with other Christian parents
With all of that in mind, here are our top picks for the best Christian parenting books.
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Best Christian Parenting Books 2022
This book is a must-read for any parent who wants to be equipped to answer their kids’ questions about Christianity. McFarland provides thoughtful and winsome responses to some of the most common questions kids ask about God, the Bible, and Christianity.
Brave Moms, Brave Kids – Lee Nienhuis
Nienhuis’ book is a great choice for parents who want to raise courageous Christian kids. She provides biblical wisdom on raising kids to be brave in the face of life’s challenges. This is a great book for parents of all stages, and a must-have in your Christian parenting book collection.
Mama Bear Apologetics: Empowering Your Kids to Challenge Cultural Lies – Hillary Morgan Ferrer & Nancy Pearcey
If you’re looking for a book that will help you teach your kids how to defend their faith, this is the one for you. It provides biblical wisdom on apologetics and how to raise kids who are equipped to defend their faith. This is a great book for parents of all stages. You may also want to purchase the companion study guide as many moms find it very useful.
The 5 Love Languages of Children – Gary Chapman & Ross Campbell
The five love languages is a wildly popular tool for understanding yourself and those you love. If you’re looking for a book that will help you understand your child’s love language, this is the one for you. Chapman and Campbell explain the five different love languages and how to effectively communicate love to your child in a way that they will understand.
Parenting with Truth and Grace – Dan Seaborn
Seaborn’s book is a great choice for parents who want to raise their kids with both truth and grace. He provides biblical wisdom on raising kids while also offering practical advice. This is a great book for parents of young children.
The Life Giving Home – Sally & Joanne Miller
The Life Giving Home is a wonderful book for parents who want to create a Christ-centered home. The authors provide practical advice on how to infuse your home with grace, hope, and love. This is a great book for parents of all stages.
Shepherding a Child’s Heart – Tedd Tripp
Tripp’s book is a must-read for any parent who wants to shepherd their child’s heart. He provides biblical wisdom on raising kids with character and integrity. This is a great book for parents of all stages.
Give Them Grace: Dazzling Your Kids with the Love of Jesus – Elyse M. Fitzpatrick & Jessica Thompson
If you’re looking for a book that will help you understand the gospel and how to apply it to your parenting, this is the one for you. Fitzpatrick and Thompson provide biblical wisdom on raising kids in the grace of God. This is a great book for parents of all stages.
Growing Up Social: Raising Relational Kids in a Screen-Driven World – Gary Chapman & Arlene Pellicane
If you’re concerned about the impact of technology on your kids, this is the book for you. Chapman and Pellicane provide biblical wisdom on raising kids in a healthy way in a tech-saturated world. This is a great book for parents of all stages.
Risen Motherhood: Gospel Hope for Everyday Moments – Emily Jensen & Laura Wifler
Jensen and Wifler’s book is a great choice for parents who want to raise their kids with the gospel. They provide biblical wisdom on raising kids with hope in the midst of motherhood’s challenges. This is a great book for parents of all stages.
There are many great Christian parenting books out there, and these are just a few of our favorites. Whatever stage you’re at in your parenting journey, we hope you’ll find wisdom and encouragement in these books.
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