Faith Path

The Church on Rush Creek believes that God designed the family as the primary place for discipleship. The Faith Path initiative exists to partner with you as you guide your child's faith journey one step at a time. Take advantage of the following links to begin the process in your family.

DOWNLOAD OVERVIEW KIT

PARENT DEDICATION | Recommended Focus: Birth-2 years

To help you get started, this kit includes a guide that offers practical tips and what we consider the best resources on the topic. You will also find several Praying for My Child suggestions.

  

 

BLESSING | Recommended Focus: Ages 3+

To help you get started, this kit includes a guide that offers practical tips and what we consider the best resources on the topic. You will also find a card to frame and place beside your child’s bed. The physical version of the kit includes a coin to carry as a reminder of the five elements of an effective blessing. When your child is old enough, you can give the coin as a symbol of your parental blessing.

  

 

FAMILY TIME | Recommended Focus: Ages 4+

To help you get started, this kit includes a guide that offers practical tips and what we consider the best resources on the topic. The Creating Impression Points card and an activity called Just Like Air are ideal to start the process with a younger child. We’ve also provided a fun Family Time song that will get everyone in the mood for the best time of the week as well as Family Time stickers to mark the calendar.

  

 

PREPARE TO LEAD YOUR CHILD TO CHRIST | Age Varies | Provided at Age 5+

Even though we make this kit available to parents of children ages five and above, few children are ready to fully understand the gospel or make a faith decision at such a young age. Use this material to prepare yourself to be ready when your child expresses interest. We’ve included a guide that offers practical tips and what we consider the best resources on the topic. The Prepare To Lead Your Child To Christ video and a booklet titled God Wants You in His Family will make that conversation easier when the time comes. You will also find a My Faith Decision card that can be completed as a keepsake for your child’s My Faith Box.

  

 

PRAYER | Recommended Focus: Ages 6+

To help you get started, this kit includes a guide that offers practical tips and what we consider the best resources on the topic. The kit also includes a Prayer Calendar ideal for dry erase notes that can help your child create a habit of prayer.

  

 

BIBLE | Recommended Focus: Ages 7+

To help you get started, this kit includes a guide that offers practical tips and what we consider the best resources on the topic. The kit also includes an Old Testament song and a New Testament song to help your child learn the books of the Bible. Use these with the books of the Bible card as a fun introduction to the journey of discovering God’s Word.

     

 

WORSHIP | Recommended Focus: Ages 8+

To help you get started, this kit includes a guide that offers practical tips and what we consider the best resources on the topic. You will also find a God You Are card suitable to frame and write words of praise using a dry erase marker. Use it to begin a routine of worshipping God with your child right away.

  

 

GIVING AND SERVING | Recommended Focus: Ages 9+

To help your child learn about giving, this kit includes a fun activity about stewardship called Rolling in Money with corresponding stickers. We’ve also included an Assessing Your Child’s Spiritual Gifts tool that you will enjoy completing with your son or daughter to begin coaching them toward serving in their area of strength. Choose an option for getting the kit below.

  

 

PREPARING FOR ADOLESCENCE | Recommended Focus: Ages 11+

To help you get started, this kit includes a guide that offers practical tips and what we consider the best resources on the topic. We’ve also provided a two-part audio titled The Talk and a Frequently Asked Questions summary from parents of early adolescents.

     

 

PURITY | Recommended Focus: Ages 13+

To help you get started, this kit includes a guide that offers practical tips and what we consider the best resources on the topic. We’ve provided an audio presentation titled The Talk and a Purity Checklist to help your child define appropriate boundaries. In addition, you’ll find a My Purity Commitment card for your teen to complete.

  

 

RITE OF PASSAGE | Recommended Focus: Ages 16+

To help you get started, this kit includes a guide that offers practical tips and what we consider the best resources on the topic. A Rite of Passage Planning Guide has also been provided. Begin prayerfully considering how you will invite your young person to begin embracing the responsibilities of adulthood.

  

 

LAUNCH | Recommended Focus: Ages 18+

To help you get started, this kit includes a guide that offers practical tips and what we consider the best resources on the topic. We’ve also provided a Before You Leave discussion guide and a Sample Blessing Letter. Use these tools to create meaningful moments with your emerging adult before he or she leaves the nest.

  

 

SALVATION AND BAPTISM | Recommended Focus: Age Will Vary

To help you get started, this kit includes a guide that offers practical tips and what we consider the best resources on the topic. To help you celebrate your child’s faith decision, we’ve also provided a Now That I’m A Christian bookmark for your child and Spiritual Birthdays celebration tips for you.