Grant Burns

Articles by this Author

  1. Children's Place in the New Forms of Church: An Exploratory Survey of their Ministry with Children and Families

    Fall 2011, Ministry with Emerging Generations — Pages 278-304

    In recent years, the spiritual formation of children has received considerable attention from scholars in the fields of theology, church history, and practical theology. In what ways, if any, are those theories and insights being received by local churches? The intent of this project was to explore ways that the new forms of church that have appeared in North America in the past 20 years minister with children and their families. Visits and phone interviews were made to 25 new-form churches. This article reports the findings of that investigation, noting patterns of similarity and difference in the views of children and the types of ministries the children experience.

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