Gift Ideas for Youth and Children

from Nov 17, 2010 Category: Ligonier Resources

There are thousands of resources these days targeted at children and young adults. Knowing the great responsibility we have to teach our families proper doctrine and knowledge, we recommend and produce several resources that are designed to present deep biblical truths to children and youth on their own level. Use these resources as gifts or to prompt valuable discussion with your family.

YOUTH

Choosing My Religion by R.C. Sproul
In this series, Dr. Sproul addresses the promises that relativism and rebellion make but cannot keep. In interviews with students and young adults, which reveal the convictions they hold, Dr. Sproul responds to these views with biblical truth and exposes false philosophies.
Book $11.20 | DVD $20 | CD $19.20


Do Hard Things by Alex and Brett Harris
Alex & Brett Harris are leading the charge in a growing movement of Christian young people who are rebelling against the low expectations of their culture by choosing to do hard things for the glory of God. Written by teens for teens, this book is packed with humorous personal anecdotes, practical examples, and stories of real-life rebelutionaries in action.
Book $14.40


Fear and Trembling by R.C. Sproul
It is vital for young adults to understand God’s holiness so as to awaken a deeper understanding of God. This series discusses how God is to be feared as well as revered. Six messages.
DVD $24 | CD $19.20

 

Reformation Heroes by Joel Beeke and Diana Kleyn
This illustrated overview gives a look at the lives of more than forty Reformation heroes and is an excellent tool for older children and teens. “I hope this book will help awaken youth in America to the vital truths set forth by the historic heroes of the Reformation.” -R.C. Sproul 
Book $20


TrueU: Does God Exist? hosted by Stephen Meyer
Stephen Meyer plays a “philosophical survival game” pitting four worldviews against one another in the quest to decide which one gives the best answer. Dr. Meyer, a well-respected scientist, helps you examine the evidence and provides the tools needed to defend your faith and make it your own. Ten parts.
DVD + Discussion Guide $32


Ultimate Issues by R.C. Sproul
This series helps to guide young people towards a biblical understanding of ultimate reality. Question and answer sessions with young people in the video curriculum help to clarify common assumptions teens and young adults have about God, and values in today’s world. 
Book $7.20 | DVD $16 | CD $13.60

CHILDREN

The Big Book of Bible Truths (Vol. 1 & 2) by Sinclair Ferguson
Through the stories in this book you will find out about Jesus, His life, how He wants to get to know you. Sinclair Ferguson tells twentyseven stories that will teach you about what it means to be a Christian.
Volume 1 $12 | Volume 2 $12

 

The Big Book of Questions and Answers About Jesus by Sinclair Ferguson
This book is designed to help answer children’s questions that they have about the life and ministry of our Savior. Containing activities, prayers, and Bible references, this book is geared to teach children who Jesus is and what He accomplished.
Book $10.40


John Calvin by Simonetta Carr
Simonetta Carr introduces young readers to the life, thought, and world of John Calvin. They will come to know Calvin’s personality, his devotion to God and the church, and the personal challenges he faced. This book makes a great gift for children of this rich Reformed heritage.
Book $14.40

 

The King Without a Shadow by R.C. Sproul
When children understand the holiness and glory of God, a strong foundation is laid for lifelong discipleship. The King Without a Shadow is a delightfully illustrated story of one king’s search for the greatest King of all — One whose perfect light casts no shadow.
Book $13.60 | Audiobook $8

 

The Lightlings by R.C. Sproul
Dr. Sproul weaves an allegorical tale that captures the essence of the biblical story of redemption in a manner that will fascinate and delight children. This book is an excellent introduction to the key themes of Scripture. Watch the beautiful illustrations come to life through the colorful and powerful animatic.
Book $14.40 | Animatic $12

 

The Priest With Dirty Clothes by R.C. Sproul
Dr. Sproul tells of a young priest who ruins his garments, dashing his hopes of appearing before the king. But the great prince offers his own beautiful clothes, echoing the message of the Lord Jesus Christ atoning for our sin and clothing us with the robe of His perfect righteousness, without which no one can see God.
Book $12 | Audiobook $8

 

The Prince’s Poison Cup by R.C. Sproul
In The Prince’s Poison Cup, Dr. Sproul focuses on the atonement to show that Jesus had to endure the curse of sin in order to redeem His people from spiritual death. The animatic DVD presents the book illustrations in a new light as Dr. Sproul narrates a story that will captivate both children and adults alike.
Book $14.40 | Animatic $12