Parent Resources

Parents, we’d like to partner with you in winning the battles spiritually that matter most. We’ve put together a list of tools and resources that can be extremely helpful in keeping your family connected and victorious. Please check them out below.

Helpful Books

“Breaking Barriers” by Tom Harper: Let’s draw our children close and then watch them embark on their own God-given adventures. How to pull your child closer by asking smarter questions.

“Culture Wars” by Jarred A. Morgan: Avoiding a subject doesn’t make the subject go away, it simply silences your voice. It’s time for your voice to be louder than the voices fighting for their ears.

“Power Plant” by Mike Lovato: Who gets the best part of you every day? Your family should clearly know your time with them is the most important part of the day. How to have enough energy for home and work.

“Sticky Faith” by Dr. Kara E. Powell: Everyday Ideas to build lasting faith in your kids.

“Right Click” by Dr. Kara Powell: Parenting your teenagers in a digital media driven world.

“Don’t Miss it” by Reggie Joiner: Parent Every week like it counts.

Helpful websites and blogs

The Parent Cue

Understanding Teenagers

Home Word

Focus on the Family: Parenting

Neat Creative Ideas for building relationships with students (FREE PDFS)

Lunch Box Notes

This resource is designed to help you offer a daily note of encouragement to your teenager. We’ll help you get started by giving you a note with a verse for 100 days. You can tweak the note, add what you want to say to it, and give it to your teenager.

Student Discipleship Handbook

This resource is designed to walk your student through what it means to be a Christian. This is a great starter guide for students that may be new in their faith walk.

Student Contract

Whether you believe it or not, there is a negotiation happening in your home every day. Your teenager wants freedom. You want to give them freedom, but the price for that freedom is to earn your trust. These contracts clearly communicate between both parties what is required for each of them to get what they want.

Organizations/Christian Community in our Schools

Moms In Prayer

Good News Club:

FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes):

Young Life:

Campus Faith Clubs:

Bible App

Tens of millions of people are using the Bible App™ to make God’s Word a part of their daily lives. Download the free app and access your bookmarks, notes, free devotionals, and reading plans from anywhere. Enjoy hundreds of versions, including audio, all on your mobile device. You and your students download the app and go through plans together.

Forks Student Ministry Social Media

Follow us on Social media @forksstudentmin and get on our texting line (by texting “ARISE” to 502-410-3343) to keep your students in the loop with Christian community and all great things happening at ARISE.