7 Family Ministry Essentials

I recently received 7 Family Ministry Essentials: A Strategy for Culture Change in Children’s and Student Ministries (David C. Cook, June 2015) to review.  With decades of ministry experience, Michelle Anthony and Megan Marshman capture the guiding essentials of life-changing family ministry in this new book for children ministry and student leaders.

7 Family Ministry Essentials

These seven essentials for children and student leaders emphasize:

The seven essential points covered in the are.

1. Empowering families to take spiritual leadership in the home
2. Forming lifetime faith that transcends childhood beliefs
3. Teaching Scripture as the ultimate authority of truth
4. Understanding the role of the Holy Spirit to teach and transform
5. Engaging every generation in the gospel of God’s redemptive story
6. Making God central in every biblical narrative and daily living
7. Participating in community with like-minded ministry leaders

7 Family Ministry Essentials: A Strategy for Culture Change in Children’s and Student Ministries

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7 Family Ministry Essentials will equip you with practical steps, inspirational stories, and a biblical foundation you need to be an effective leader.

Here’s a little bit about the authors of 7 Family Ministry Essentials: A Strategy for Culture Change in Children’s and Student Ministries.

DR. Michelle Anthony is the vice president and publisher of learning resources at David C Cook and a popular speaker in the area of family ministry. She is the author of Spiritual Parenting, The Big God Story, and Becoming a Spiritually Healthy Family. Michelle has graduate degrees in Christian education, Bible and theology as well as over twenty-five years of family ministry experience. Michelle and her husband, Michael are the parents of two adult children and live in Colorado.

Megan Marshman is the director of student resources and production for David C Cook and has led and challenged thousands of students in their faith at Hume Lake Christian Camps. With a master’s degree in organizational leadership from Azusa Pacific University, Megan speaks nationally at churches, conferences, and university chapels. She and her husband, Randy, live in Long Beach, California.

7 Family Ministry Essentials: A Strategy for Culture Change in Children’s and Student Ministries will change the way you work with, and listen to the children and youth you work with. I like the the book gives ways to work with the parents of the children you work with. Even if the parents don’t go to church themselves.

There are Ministry Assessment sections at the end of each chapter. Each one has three sections: Listen, So What? and Now What? to help you see where you are in your ministry, and what you need to do moving forward.

While 7 Family Ministry Essentials: A Strategy for Culture Change in Children’s and Student Ministries is mainly for those in ministry, you will find many ideas and tips that you will be able to use in your home.

7 Family Ministry Essentials: A Strategy for Culture Change in Children’s and Student Ministries is now available for purchase.

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