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Children’s Ministry in the Way of Jesus

By on June 1, 2015

Children’s Ministry in the Way of Jesus by David Csinos & Ivy Beckwith  ~$15 Attract kids to church, the logic often goes, and you get parents in the pews. All that’s left, then, is to get the kids out of

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Too Small to Ignore

By on May 20, 2015

Too Small to Ignore by Dr Wes Stafford   ~$20  Children are too important and too intensely loved by God to be left behind or left to chance. Raised in a West African village, President of Compassion International Dr Wess

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Honey I Blew Up the Kids Ministry

By on May 20, 2015

Honey I Blew Up the Kids Ministry by Andrew Shepherd  ~$10 KINDLE Honey I Blew Up the Kids Ministry is all about bringing together 12 key kids ministry leadership principles that Andrew has discovered and applied in Kids Ministry over

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The Bible According to Gen Z

By on May 20, 2015

The Bible According to Gen Z Bible Society Essays – ~ $10 Did you know: Only 4 per cent of young people read the Bible daily and 7 out of 10 have never read it. Young people are ten times

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Transforming Children Into Spiritual Champions

By on May 20, 2015

Transforming Children Into Spiritual Champions By George Barna    ~$15 Why Children Should Be Your Church’s #1 Priority Many parents didn’t have early spiritual training themselves, so they look to the church to provide it for their children. TRANSFORMING CHILDREN

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My Two Houses

By on August 18, 2014

Narelle Ball from Golden Grove has recommended this book and event – aimed at Christian blended families:

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Parenting in the Pew

By on June 26, 2014

by Robbie Castleman 2013 edition ~$15 at Amazon “Daddy, I’d like you to meet my children.” That’s Robbie Castleman’s attitude about taking her children to church. She believes that Sunday morning isn’t a success if she has only managed to

Formational Childrens Ministry

Formational Children’s Ministry

By on May 14, 2014

by Ivy Beckwith ~$12 on Amazon (hard copy) Beckwith’s latest book explores how our ministries are assisting kids to live as citizens of the kingdom of God. If you sometimes wonder if we’re more concerned with entertaining children than transforming their lives, you’ll be

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Lost in Translation – Or Not?

By on May 14, 2014

Lost in Transition – or Not?by David Goodwin ~$25 at Koorong If you knew for sure that 50% of your church membership would leave in the next 15 years and not go to any other church, what would you do? Something similar

Intergenerational Christian Formation

Intergenerational Christian Formation

By on May 14, 2014

  Intergenerational Christian Formation By Holly Catterton Allen and Christine Lawton Ross330 Pages ~$18 ivpress.com / amazon.com “Regular recipients of this Update may have noticed that I rarely recommend, as distinct from raise awareness of, particular books. However, I am prepared to highly recommend Intergenerational Christian Formation by