Bible Suggestions for Children, Youth & Families
Choosing the right Bible for your child or youth is important. Which one should I choose is a question that we are asked frequently. Below are some fantastic options for you to pick from, each linked to their listing on Amazon. If you have any questions about them or want to see them in person, contact Pastor Jon Dixon any time.
Bible Suggestions for Preschool Children
This is a unique storybook of Bible stories wherein the main person in each story tells about their experience from a first person perspective. With a careful reminder from parents to children that this is a storybook and not a real Bible, these stories are a great way to meet these incredible people.
One of the first gospel-centered storybook Bibles, the Jesus Storybook Bible is incredible to read, listen to, and see and every word points to Jesus in all the stories of the Bible. Learn more here.
With beautiful artwork and the abridged text of the Message paraphrase, this is a great introduction to the major stories of the Bible.
Rather than just a storybook, this is a abridged version of the New Living Translation for kids. With helpful suggested activities for kids and families, this is a great Bibles for parents and kids to read together.
Bible Suggestions for Elementary Children
In the children's ministry at our church we use the New Living Translation. We do this as the words and reading level are easily understood by kids. This Bible is great for kids who are reading to start to learn and study from - it has lots of extras in the margins to help with understanding.
Bible Suggestions for Youth & Young Adults
This Bible takes the full text of the New Living Translation and adds in many helpful study notes. Especially for middle schoolers, this is a great first study Bible.
This is literally what it looks like - a Bible in a metal case. This is the New Living Translation in a metal case - sure to withstand most of what the average middle schooler can do.
Especially for youth in high school and for young adults, this study Bible is ready to help anyone grow deeper in their faith and understanding of God's word. In our services on Sundays we use the English Standard Version and this is one of the best ESV study Bibles on the market. It comes in many cover colors and formats, follow this link then explore more online.