Scottie May - Children Matter: Celebrating Their Place in the Church Family and Community

Children Matter: Celebrating Their Place in the Church Family and Community by Scottie May

Tags: Church Life and History, Book, Paperback, Church Life
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Genre: Church Life and History
Cross Rhythms Product Code: 33347
Product Format: Book
ISBN: 0802822282
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Release Date: 15 Sep 2005

Children today are no longer expected to be "seen and not heard," yet in many churches children are involved only in programs designated for them. "Children Matter" offers a full discussion of children's spirituality and shows how the faith community can effectively nurture its youngest members. Speaking from their experience with children's ministry in a range of Protestant traditions, the authors draw on the Bible, history, and psychology to lay good foundations for such ministry before discussing the specific content and contexts of faith formation. Finally, they provide wise and practical advice on putting together interesting programs without losing sight of their main purpose. Rather than focusing on innovative ways to use technology, "Children Matter" emphasizes relationships between people and encourages the church to welcome all children as valued participants in the people of God. It will challenge and refresh anyone invested in ministry with children.

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