For Single Parents
If you are developing a ministry in your church for single parents, you too will find helpful resources.
Find more resources for on these pages: Singles and Christian Parenting Tips. Please email me with helpful sites and books that you find so I can add them to the list!
Christian CoParenting. We are excited to bring you ideas, strategic training seminars and practical resources to help your family after walking through a divorce.
Christian Mommies. Articles for single Christian moms. Topics range from single parent advice to dating and living single.
Christian Parents Forum. Visit the Forum Just for Single Parents.
Christian Single Mom Meetup Groups. Find a group—or consider starting one!
Grants for Single Mothers. Single Mom Financial Aid, Scholarship Resources, Food and Housing Programs, Parenting Advice, and more.
I Heart Single Parents. An authentic community for single parents by single parents. "Christian Single Parents" is a place where Christian single parents can come together and share and grow their faith and friendships.
School Grants Blog. A complete guide to grants for single mothers.
Single Parents Homeschool. A ministry equipping and encouraging single parents to homeschool.
|Financial Relief for Single Parents: A Proven Plan for Achieving the Seemingly Impossible
By Brenda Armstrong
The challenging spiral of financial hardship can overwhelm even the most buoyant soul. Few know this better than single parents who face this burden alone. As a single mom, Brenda Armstrong learned firsthand how to turn her situation around. Both her personal discoveries and the insights she gleaned from years of service alongside Larry Burkett are reflected in this proven plan for achieving the seemingly impossible. Single parents will find that financial freedom is possible.
|Single Parenting That Works: Six keys to raising happy, healthy, children in a single parent home
By Kevin Leman
Single parenting can be an overwhelming task, but marriage and family expert Dr. Kevin Leman offers encouragement for moms or dads carrying the load alone. Discover the six keys that will transform your perspective and help you create a plan for your time and finances tailored to you and your family. Includes questions to prompt thought and action.
|Single Parenting That Works, Video Curriculum
By Kevin Leman
Single Parenting that Works is a 6-lesson study designed to encourage single parents to build healthy relationships with their ex-spouses and to raise their children to love and honor the Lord. This study will help parents understand that they are not alone in the challenges they face. Parents will find practical, biblically sound guidance on being loving, caring, and effective parents to their children. These six sessions focus on:
|Still Going It Alone: Mothering with Faith and Finesse When the Children Have Grown
By Michele Howe
Still Going It Alone addresses issues common to women who have been at the task of single parenting for some seasons. These unique women now face the prospect of sending their children off to college, to a distant career site, or to be married and must continue to fulfill their ever-altering parental role. Moms with grown children also realize the need for wise financial planning and career re-assessment. Each single mom understands they may never re-marry, that growing old and retiring alone is a very real possibility. For many, the future looms in uncertainty. This resource book will provide practical hope and continually redirect women to the source of all comfort, God and His word.
|Hope No Matter What: Helping Your Children Heal After Divorce
By Kim Hill with Lisa Harper
Birthed out of Kim Hill's personal story. This interactive devotional helps single parents guide their children through the fallout of divorce by offering hope through faith in God, giving opportunity for both to process their feelings and fears. Based on songs from her CD by the same title.
|My Single Mom Life: Stories & Practical Lessons for Your Journey
By Angela Thomas
Do you dare to dream of a passionate, amazing life as a single mom but don't think it's possible? Take heart! Through personal illustrations and encouragement, Angela Thomas, herself a single mom of four, shows you that you can be the person God wants you to be and provide the best home possible for you and your kids - even on your own. Foreword by Donald Miller
|The Single Dad's Survival Guide
By Michael A. Klumpp
Being a great dad is challenging enough when you're part of a two-person team. But now you're raising your kids single-handed. How can you provide the emotional, physical, and spiritual support your children need, cover all the details of running a household, and still earn a living to support your family? Being a solo dad could easily be the toughest job of your life. The good news is you're not alone. Inside this book you'll find practical solutions for everything you're facing--from conflicting emotions to day-to-day time management. You'll discover useful pointers on a daughter's unique needs, a son's inner struggles, and even how to recruit trusted friends to pitch in. In addition you'll: find logistical help on everyday challenges, including finances, family schedules, household management, and staying on top of your work; receive practical guidance on everything from supporting and nurturing your kids to protecting your own emotional health; learn how to get past anger, hurt, and fatigue to stand strong as the man your children need most, providing security, stability, and spiritual guidance during one of the toughest times in their lives. With plenty of humor and real-world insight, this book will show you how to expand on your natural, built-in abilities so you can come out on top as a parenting team of one.
|Psalms 23 for the Single Parents
By Carmen Leal
Nearly half of all homes in our nation are single-parent families. Whether through death, divorce, or life choices, each situation has its own struggle. The Twenty-Third Psalm for the Single Parent invites readers to rest in the knowledge that there is a Shepherd to guide them through the frustrations, fears, and loneliness often associated with single parenting.
Offering an inspirational and refreshing look at one of the best-loved portions of Scripture,
The Twenty-Third Psalm for the Single Parent gives readers the assurance that despite being a lone parent they are not alone.
Full of encouragement and grace-filled stories, this book gives readers renewed hope that the Shepherd will provide for their families in every way. Each verse of Psalm 23 is the subject for a topical chapter designed to inspire the single parent.
The Twenty-Third Psalm for the Single Parent features fifteen true-life stories of how the Shepherd provides care, provision, rest, peace, hope, direction, patience, courage, friendship, comfort, protection, healing, blessings, love, and joy. Thought-provoking Scriptures, quotes, and classic hymns round out each chapter to show how a relationship with the Lord, our Shepherd, can help the single parent find wholeness and joy.