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The Land of Fair Play (Book Review) #homeschooling #Christianbookreviews

It’s an election year, and what better time to teach civics from a Christian worldview? Written by Geoffrey Parsons for Christian Liberty Press, The Land of Fair Play: American Civics from a Christian Perspective,  is a simple, but thorough, textbook on…
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Finding Strengths in Your Child's Weaknesses (Part 2) #Christianparenting #homeschooling

Last time, I said that many of our children’s negative character qualities can become positive ones, through the power of the Holy Spirit at work in them. Let’s talk about how we can help them in the transformation process. 1.) Explain the…
Last time, I said that many of our children's negative character qualities can become positive ones, through the power of the Holy Spirit at work in them. Let's talk about how we can help them in t...
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Teaching Children to Hear God (Part 4) #homeschooling #Christianparenting

Let’s talk about some ways we can help our children become sensitive to the Lord’s voice. In the first post in this series, I gave you a few starting ideas. Here is a summary: 1.) Mention often that God wants to speak to them personally. 2.) Encourage…
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Teaching Children to Hear God (Part 2) #homeschooling #Christianparenting

In the last post, we talked about practical things you can do to prep your children to hear God personally. Today, we will examine some of the ways God speaks. Taking time to explain to your children the variety of ways in which God speaks will help them…
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First Things First (Hint: It's About Jesus) #homeschooling #homeschool #Christianparenting

The beginning of a new school year is a good time to review what our purposes for homeschooling are. Families homeschool for multiple reasons, but for Christian homeschool parents, our primary goal should be to disciple our children into becoming ardent…
The beginning of a new school year is a good time to review what our purposes for homeschooling are. Families homeschool for multiple reasons, but for Christian homeschool parents, our primary goal...
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New to homeschooling? Over the next few weeks, I will be featuring a few articles with practical tips for the first-time homeschooling parent at The Character Building for Families Blog.
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The Virtue of Contentment #Christianparenting #homeschooling

One of the rarest character qualities to be seen in our day is contentment. Contentment comes from knowing God’s nature, being convinced of His delight in caring for His children, and having a desire to live life yielded to Him. I don’t believe it is…
One of the rarest character qualities to be seen in our day is contentment. Contentment comes from knowing God's nature, being convinced of His delight in caring for His children, and having a desi...
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Finding Strengths in Your Child's Weaknesses (Part 1) #Christianparenting #charactereducation #homeschooling

When we see faults in our children’s character, our feelings can range from annoyance to serious concern. Perhaps you have been trying to fix particular attitude problems your kids have, but although you’ve lectured to exhaustion, the issues persist. It…
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Teaching Children to Hear God (Part 3) #homeschooling #Christianparenting

Talking often with your children about the various ways God speaks will help them discover how they are already hearing Him. It will also make them aware of new ways He might speak to them. Last time I briefly shared several ways God speaks to us through…
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Teaching Children to Hear God (Part 1) #Christianfamily #Christianparenting

In my last post, I said that a key to keeping the love-flame for Jesus hot in our children’s hearts is teaching them how to experience the Lord speaking to them personally. Indeed, this is important in keeping our own hearts ablaze for Him, too! Every…
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Character Building for Families -- New Discounts and Ordering Options #homeschooling #homeschool

U. S. Customers: Everybody likes receiving discounts — and at Full Gospel Family Publications, we like giving them out, too! That’s why, for our U. S. customers, we are offering a 20% discount on orders of 5 or more Character Building for Families (either…
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Building God's Kingdom Through Family (Part 4) #Christianfamily #homeschooling

How can we help our children understand the ongoing importance of family in the purposes of God? 1.) Teach them that family is the oldest of institutions, from the time of Adam and Eve. Explain to them the mandate God gave to that first family to fill,…
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Character building resources for Christian homeschool families
Introduction
Character Building for Families is designed for Christian, homeschool families.

We originally wrote these books for our own homeschool family, because we weren't sure the hit-and-miss character training we had been doing was enough. We sought God's guidance for each lesson, and He always blessed us by bringing topics, Bible passages, and insights to mind.

Character Building for Families is suitable for family devotions, Bible curriculum, or a separate character "class." Lessons include reading Bible passages together, thought-provoking discussion, Bible memorization, application to our personal lives, and prayer. Each lesson takes about 20 minutes to complete. The studies are designed to be used by the entire family together, and can be used again and again. A unique feature of our character education materials is that parents will be learning right along with their children.

Just about any family will find Character Building for Families a valuable tool for Christian growth, whether they have been homeschooling for many years, are just beginning, or even if they are not homeschooling at all. We especially encourage families that are struggling with discipline, or are not yet as well-grounded in Bible truths as they would like to be, to use these manuals.

Character Building for Families, Volume 1 covers twelve topics--Obedience, Orderliness, Diligence, Loyalty, Deference, Cheerfulness, Gentleness (Kindness), Contentment, Gratitude, Truthfulness, Servanthood, and Hospitality. There are 97 pages with 165 lessons.

Character Building for Families, Volume 2 covers 5 topics--Stewardship (of money, time, speech, bodies, friends, and the gospel), Teachableness, Mercy, Patience, and Desire for Jesus. It has 105 pages, with 135 lessons.

Features which parents tell us they particularly like about Character Building for Families:

  • No lesson preparation for parents
  • No written work for children
  • Sound Bible content
  • Easy-to-follow, to-the-point layout
  • Low cost
  • The positive changes they are seeing in their families