In this repackaged edition of The Shaping of a Christian Family Elliot tells the story of her childhood to share valuable insights on raising godly children. She talks candidly on parental expectations, emphasizes daily Bible reading and prayer, and shows the benefits of practicing such scriptural principles as trust, discipline, courtesy and teaching by example. Complete with eight pages of treasured Elliot family photos, this is a book of ideas and inspiration for new parents, experienced parents, and all who have come to trust Elliot's wisdom.
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Review 1 for The Shaping of a Christian Family: How My Parents Nurtured My Faith, repackaged edition
Wish I would have read this years ago
Date:January 17, 2014
In describing her own upbringing and family of origin, Elliot gives us a glimpse into a home where parenting is not cluttered by the predominant mindsets in our culture that we face today. Her parents understood their responsibility to raise their children according to the word, teaching them according to the principles of Scripture. They also understood that, as the parents, they were in charge -- in a loving, kind way, always accountable to God for their own actions -- but they were in charge. The children were to honour, respect, and mind their parents and others. God's ways are always the best, and produce the best fruit, hence the children grew up into stable, responsible, confident and yet humble adults. I wish I would have read this when my children were very young, as I think I would have shaped me into a better parent. Now I often give this book as a gift at baby showers, and pray that the expectant parents would read it.
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Review 2 for The Shaping of a Christian Family: How My Parents Nurtured My Faith, repackaged edition
Date:January 5, 2010
Superb book, worthy of any Christian parents time. Inspiring and practical, a memoir of her time growing up in her parent's home. Memories of a child growing up in a stable, loving, godly Christian home.