Christian Gifts for Dad and Biblical Gifts for Graduates

If you’re looking for the perfect Christian gifts for dad and inspiring gifts for graduates, check out this list of encouraging and challenging books.

In May, we get so busy with celebrating moms, but we can’t forget that Father’s Day is right around the corner, too. We’ve gathered a few of our favorite books for our favorite men below, so if the man in your life is a reader, we know he’ll love these books!


From WWII fiction to books written specifically for Christian men wanting to grow in their faith, we’ve made sure to include a variety of books for men.

We especially love the book specifically on fatherhood, The Intentional Father by Jon Tyson, for all the ways it can equip dads to raise strong sons and create a special bond with their sons.

Praying the Scriptures for Your Life: 31 Days of Abiding in the Presence, Provision, and Power of God by Jodie Berndt

The Intentional Father: A Practical Guide to Raise Sons of Courage and Character by Jon Tyson

The Men We Need: God’s Purpose for the Manly Man, the Avid Indoorsman, or Any Man Willing to Show Up by Brant Hansen

The Five Marks of a Man: Finding Your Path to Courageous Manhood by Brian Tome

The Five Marks of a Man Tactical Guide by Brian Tome

The Long March Home: A World War II Novel of the Pacific by Marcus Brotherton and Tosca Lee

We can’t forget that May and June are also when our children, grandchildren, and other important young people graduate! Whether the kid in your life is graduating from high school, college, or middle school, we have a book for them below.


We’ve included a mix of books for both genders below, all of them filled with helpful life skills you’ll want to make sure your kids know.

We especially love the Welcome to Adulting and Welcome to Adulting Survival Guide by JP Pokluda for how practically they equip young adults to step into the world.

The (Young) Men We Need: God’s Purpose for Every Guy and How You Can Live It Out by Brant Hansen

The Manual to Manhood: How to Cook the Perfect Steak, Change a Tire, Impress a Girl & 97 Other Skills You Need to Survive by Jonathan Catherman

The Girls’ Guide to Conquering Life: How to Ace an Interview, Change a Tire, Talk to a Guy, and 97 Other Skills You Need to Thrive by Erica and Jonathan Catherman

My Tech-Wise Life: Growing Up and Making Choices in a World of Devices by Amy Crouch and Andy Crouch

She Reigns: Conquering Your Triggers, Fears, and Worries with God’s Truth by Tarah-Lynn Saint-Elien

Welcome to Adulting: Navigating Faith, Friendship, Finances, and the Future by Jonathan Pokluda with Kevin McConaghy

Welcome to Adulting Survival Guide: 42 Days to Navigate Life by Jonathan Pokluda

We hope you’ve enjoyed reading through our book list! If you’ve read any of these or plan to get them for someone in your life, let us know on Facebook!

If you’re looking for more grad ideas, check out this post.

Happy reading,


100 Words of Affirmation Your Son/Daughter Needs to Hear

Matt and Lisa Jacobson want you to discover the powerful ways you can build your children up in love with the beautiful words you choose to say every day–words that every son and daughter needs to hear.

These affirmation books offer you one hundred phrases to say to your son or daughter – along with short, personal stories and examples – that deeply encourage, affirm, and inspire.

So start speaking a kind and beautiful word into their lives daily and watch your children–and your relationship with them–transform before your eyes.

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