Monday, January 29, 2018

Inspiring Christian Books for Teen Boys

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Last week I shared about a new Christian book series my boys have been reading through and we had a great response from all of you!

We want our young men to be inspired and know that there is more out there than the culture that they see, that there are young men out there who are doing bold, inspiring, every day things for God. That they are living lives to glorify him even in the face of adversity.

We want to reach our boys while they are still moldable and teachable and plant good seed in them so that they will remember when they are older and not depart from it. Yes, they will make mistakes but we still need to build a good foundation in them.

With 5 boys of my own I am reminded of my great responsibility to sow as much good seed into them as I can as the time is so fleeting. It goes so fast and then one day you wake up and they are no longer little boys but young men who are ready to take on the world.

 So I thought I would share a few more books that would inspire your young men since I have been asked to many times over the years. These books are to help them make good choices and learn good morals and to fight the good fight when they go out on their own. Some are biographies, historical, classics and I even added some audio CD's too.

Here they are:

1. Bible - This book is like no other--it is a living book and God breathed and it is the first and only book we recommend to change your child's life. Depending on the age range of your son it will depend on what type you get him. The one pictured below is HERE.

2. Don't Waste Your Life - John Piper Book

You can find this book HERE and take a peek inside.

You can find this book HERE and take a peek inside. 

3. Seven Men and The Secret of Their Greatness

You can find this book HERE and take a peek inside. 

4. Thoughts for Young Men by JC Ryle

You can find it HERE and take a peek inside. 

5.  Tim Tebow Books

Shaken: Fighting to Stand Strong No Matter What Comes Your Way

Know Who You are Live Like it Matters: A Homeschoolers Interavtive Guide to Discovering Your True Identity

I have two sons that are into sports so they enjoyed these and hearing his real life account of his life and trials he overcame. 

You can find his books HERE and take a peek inside. 

Help them get a good grip on theology and being able to answer the hard questions!

You can find this complete set HERE and take a peek inside. 

You can find these books HERE.

You can find this book HERE and take a peek inside.

You can find these books HERE. 

You can find this book HERE and take a peek inside.

12. Lamplighters (fiction)

You can find it HERE.

13. The Pilgrims Progress by John Bunyan

You can find this book HERE and take a peek inside. 

You can find his books HERE (and some of them are free!)

15. The Kingdom Series - by Chuck Black

We shared more about these books in this post!

You can find the books HERE.

16. Systematic Theology by Wayne Grudem

We will write a Part Two soon since we didn't have time to get it all in but hope that you get a chance to check out and get some of the books on this list!

What books do you recommend for teenage boys?

Please share them with us in the comments!


Donna Reidland said...

What a great selection of books! I can't tell you how many copies I've purchased of "7 Men ..." My husband and I read it out loud during a road trip and since then we have given away more than a few copies. But I'll be pinning this post for other great gift ideas.

June Fuentes said...

That is awesome to hear that--so glad to hear you enjoyed it and thanks for pinning, Donna!

Many blessings to you!

Anonymous said...

Thank you. I have 3 boys. Two are teens and a younger one. As a single mom this is helpful

June Fuentes said...

Dear Anonymous,

So glad to hear that--I hope it is a blessing!


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