Your child will live forever with Jesus or apart from him.

In today’s hostile environment, you need a strategy.

The Disciple-Making Parent will give you confidence in the journey.

What You Will Learn

  • The North Star to Guide Your Parenting Journey
  • The Process Second Generation Christians Go Through
  • The Reasons Young People Walk Away
  • Nine Powerful Influences Found in Wise Families
  • The Doubts Your Children Will Have and What You Can Do About it.

What Others Are Saying

Tim Challies

Blogger,, Author of Do More Better, Visual Theology

A Fantastic Parenting Book

“A fantastic parenting book… Exactly the kind of book that challenged me and better equipped me as a dad. Deeply biblical and absolutely loaded with wisdom.”

Marty Machowski

Pastor and Author of Long Story Short, and The Ology: Ancient Truths Ever New

Full of Biblical Wisdom

“The Disciple-Making Parent is chock full of biblical wisdom – you’ll find yourself underlining line after line, page after page. Most importantly, he’s got the gospel right, and he knows how to help parents apply it in their family.”

Jackie Kendall

President Power to Grow Ministries Best-selling author of Lady in Waiting

Could Replace All the Others

“In our library there are four full shelves of parenting books. Chap Bettis’ book is so comprehensive that I could remove all the books I have and place only The Disciple-Making Parent on the shelf! “

Available in All Formats


Free Small Group Leader’s Guide

We want to equip you to help your church or small group!

Our small group study guide gives you a number of scheduling options, lesson plans, and suggested assignments.

And it’s free!

Download the Study Guide here.

Don’t keep what you are learning to yourself. This is a perfect way to help others.

They will be eternally grateful.

A Free Audiobook for You

As an ERLC friend, we are happy to send you a FREE audiobook. Simply send an email to audiobook[at] theapollosproject [dot] com with ERLC OFFER in the subject line!

To Order in Bulk

When you order in bulk (20 or more), we will be happy to give you a discount and ship them straight to you (US only).

Bulk order pricing is $10 each and includes all shipping and taxes (US only).

To order:
1. Email Laurie [at] theapollosproject[dot] com with:
a. the title of the book you would like to order
b. your mailing address
c. how many books you want (20 or more)
d. the name of the person making the paypal payment (see #2).

2. Go to and pay the correct amount.

3. We will email you a confirmation when we place the order.

4. Your books should arrive less than two weeks later.

5. Pass the word and repeat the process!

About the Author

Chap Bettis is the author of The Disciple-Making Parent: A Comprehensive Guidebook for Raising Your Children to Love and Follow Jesus Christ and the executive director of The Apollos Project, a ministry devoted to helping parents disciple their children. For the previous 25 years, he was lead pastor in a New England church plant. He and his wife, Sharon, have four adult children and live in RI.

As a pastor in New England for the past 25 years, Chap understands both the word of God and the everyday issues of family life. When he is not ministering the word, Chap likes cycling, skiing, reading, and checking out Providence restaurants with his wife.