A recounting of the origins and development of the NAPCE, from the early years as a Research Commission of the National Association of Evangelicals to the present.
This article, written by six women who know the subjects well, examines the lives and contributions of six influential evangelical women leaders who had an impact in the field of Christian education in the later 20th century and into the present: Linda Cannell, Julie Gorman, Roberta Hestenes, Marlene LeFever, Eileen Starr, and Catherine Stonehouse.
This article tells the story of a ministry attempting to address drug and alcohol abuse in Alaska. Intervention Helpline, Inc. is a strikingly effective ministry to families and children that works in concert with the Church of Anchorage, a cluster of churches. Eileen Starr is an educational consultant who works with these churches and is on the board of Intervention Helpline. After reading this article, you are invited to contact Eileen to learn how you can support this vital ministry. Her email address is given at the end of the article.
This article offers an educator's response to Plueddemann's "pilgrim" paradigm.
Who is accountable for the spiritual growth of believers in the church? This article explores the responsibilities of pastors and laity. Emphasis is placed on the need to equip the laity for ministry. A proposed model is presented to illustrate how a church educational program could be structured to promote accountability for spiritual growth. The model includes a structure for coordinating educational ministries to promote balanced spiritual growth at all age-levels.