Elisabeth Elliot is one of the most loved and respected
communicators of present-day Christianity. 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, The Shaping of a Christian Family is a wonderful book of ideas and inspiration for new parents, experienced parents, and all who have come to trust Elliot's wisdom.
Elisabeth Elliot on . . .
"The establishment of a child's trust in God begins with the trust in the word of his parents."
"It is important to choose the right time, the right place, and the right tone when correction is needed."
"Courtesy is plain old-fashioned thoughtfulness. Do for him or her what you would want done for you."
Teaching by Example
"The example of parents, for good or ill, is an influence far more profound than can be measured."
Elisabeth Elliot, one of the most loved and respected Christian communicators of our day, reveals cherished memories and valuable insights she has gathered from her experiences growing up in a Christian home. Through the stories of her parents, grandparents, and siblings, Elliot extols the importance of obedience, prayer, and forgiveness, among other lessons she learned as a child.
Complete with eight pages of treasured Elliot family photos, The Shaping of a Christian Family is an inspiring book for new parents, experienced parents, and all who have come to trust Elliot's compassionate wisdom.
Former missionary Elisabeth Elliot is the author of more than twenty books, including Passion and Purity, The Journals of Jim Elliot, and These Strange Ashes. She and her husband, Lars Gren, live in Magnolia, Massachusetts.