Curated by Jen Schaber


Parenting Forward- Cindy Wang Brandt 

Daneen Akers Discusses Her Work On Queerology

Parenting for Progressives- Cindy Wang Brandt on A Better Story

Parenting Beyond Spanking- That God Show

The Dtalks

Kate and Colby Show



Books for Adults

Cindy Wang Brandt Parenting Forward 

Bruce Reyes Chow Don’t Be An Asshat

Danya Ruttenberg Nurture the Wow: Finding Spirituality in the Frustration, Boredom, Tears, Poop, Desperation, Wonder, and Radical Amazement of Parenting

It Runs In The Family : On Being Raised by Radicals and Growing into Rebellious Motherhood

Sex + Faith: Talking With Your Child From Birth To Adolescence

Found: A Story of Questions, Grace, and Everyday Prayer

Wholehearted Living

Holy Troublemakers & Unconventional Saints  (first run sold out, check back here for second run copies coming soon.)

The Blessing of a Skinned Knee: Using Timeless Teachings to Raise Self-Reliant Children

Books for Children

Maybe God Is Like That Too Is you child asking great questions like where is God and how to you hear God?  This is a wonderful book that encourages children to pay attention to seeing God and fruits of the spirit all around them.

Maybe I Can Love My Neighbor Too Are you looking for ways to teach your child about how they can love their neighbor? Are you looking for a book that represents a beautifully diverse and interconnected community?  This beautiful book gives tangible and easy to understand ideas of how we can all love our neighbors.

Far from Home: A Story of Loss, Refuge, and Hope This timely and well done book tells the story of a young boy needing to abruptly leave his home and travel far away with his parents. This will give children an age appropriate understanding of what it might be like to be a child refugee. The book then ties in the story of Jesus who as a young boy needed to leave his homeland.

Children of God Storybook Bible  This is a beautifully and diversely illustrated children’s bible written by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. It contains a theme, call to action, and prayer for each story.



Five FAQs – Parenting While Deconstructing- Cindy Wang Brandt

Cindy Wang Brandt- Blog 

Spiritual Parent

For God So Loved the World Easter Basket Ideas

How an Ancient Spiritual Practice Can Help Parents Model Good Decision-Making

10 Reasons The Original Sin Doctrine is Damaging for Children

Should I Raise My Kids In Church?

The Rise Of Unfundamentalist Parenting

5 Christian Parenting Ideas To Let Go Of

God Is Love – Daily Lessons of God In Parenting

How Parenting Can Inform Theology

How Parents Can Be Like Prophets

Parenting In The Me Too Era

Parenting for Racial Justice

Dear Mother – Sarah Bessey

Anger Is Not A Sin – Kathy Escobar

Some Material May Not Be Suitable For Children – Alise Wright

Redeeming Cinderella’s Stepmother – Sarah Bost-Askins

Lament and Faith and Childhood: Why my kid and I read the sad Psalms – Micha Boyett

Micha Boyett Blog

Ask. Seek. Knock. Breathe.

God of the Oppressed child


Organizations and Communities

Embrace Race- Raising A Brave Generation


Faith Forward – Re-imaginging Children’s and Youth Ministry 

Raising Children Unfundamentalist Facebook Group

Progressive Youth Ministry Facebook group 



Wild Goose Festival

Festival with wide ranging progressive faith topics, including parenting


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