Praying for Boys (book review)

Praying for Boys: Asking God for the Things They Need Most


FROM THE BACK COVER: 

What Are Your Biggest Concerns for Your Son?
Instead of trying harder to change your boy's behavior or worrying about his future, enjoy the peace that comes when you pray specific prayers for him straight from the Bible. This encouraging book helps you target your prayers on what your son needs most--from patience and self-control to having a pure heart and making wise decisions.


Today you can start giving whatever concerns you have to God and
- learn to fight for your son's heart in prayer
- look at raising boys as a gift
- see how even quick prayers make a difference
- understand boys' deepest struggles, no matter their age
- rest in knowing that God is the only One who can change your son's heart

Written for moms but great for dads (and grandparents) too, this easy-to-use book is filled with uplifting stories and biblical wisdom that will equip you on your journey to raising a godly man.

Includes a 21-Day Prayer Guide for Small Groups, in Person or Online!


MY THOUGHTS:

Unlike other books that claim to teach you how to raise your sons by focusing on their behavior and how to change or guide their behavior, Brooke McGlothlin, offers moms a unique perspective on helping to raise our sons. In her book, Praying for Boys: Asking God for the Things They Need Most , she offers us a how to in how to pray over and for our sons. She offers us guide to praying for our whole son and to ask for help in the areas that God knows that our sons need help in. McGlothin offers personal examples and relations to Scripture to allow us as moms to learn how to pray for our sons. In that prayer, we will gain more understanding and more confidence in our mothering ability. I love how McGlothin sets up each chapter with something specific that we can pray about, including Scriptures to back up her prayers.

As a mom of 2 young boys, I found that this book is a great resource. There are days that I just don't know if I am doing a good job or not, because my boys are so different from my daughter. But with the power of prayer and God's strength and with resources like Praying for Boys: Asking God for the Things They Need Most then I am hopefully on the right path of raising these boys.

I would highly recommend this to all who are helping to raise boys.

DISCLAIMER: I received a free copy of this book from Bethany House Publishers. All opinions expressed are my own.

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