Prayer is at the heart of our relationship with God, and can take many forms: personal and private, corporate, intercession, thanksgiving … and the list goes on! In Parenting for Faith we encourage parents and carers to introduce prayer to their children as ‘chat and catch’ (one of our five key tools) which is best described as an informal, one to one conversation with God, and if you’d like to know more about that, we have a much fuller introduction here. In this section you’ll find a whole range of articles on prayer, to help you explore how you and your family connect best with God as you pray.
16 Jun 2023
The Bible tells us to ask whatever we want of God in prayer "and it will be given to you". But as parents, we're often so busy providing for others' needs that we forget that God wants to provide for our own!
16 Jun 2023
As parents, we will often find ourselves clearing up our children's messes. But we'll also likely make a few of our own! What does God say to us when we mess up?
05 May 2023
Prayer isn't easy - even adults struggle. So when it comes to our children, how can we nurture healthy prayer lives in them?
24 Feb 2022
Very often we hear about situations around the world that we know we need to pray about, but we don't really understand how to do that well.
24 Jul 2020
In an episode of the Parenting for Faith podcast, we interviewed Naomi Graham, a children's occupational therapist, about how all children, regardless of their needs, can connect with God and how parents and carers can help with that.
26 Jun 2020
Sometimes, it’s helpful to have some ideas of things to help you start chatting and catching with God, so here are 101 for you.