Textbook Survey: Children's Ministry

From: Volume 2, Issue 1: Spring 2005 Pages 211-220


The reviewers are:

Holly Catterton Allen, Children and Family Ministries, John Brown University, Siloam Springs, AR
Dean G. Blevins, Christian Ministry, Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, TN
Cynthia L. Brown, Christian Education, East Texas Baptist University, Marshall, TX
Patricia D. Brown, Christian Formation and Educational Ministries, Seattle Pacific University, Seattle, WA
Cheryl Fawcett, Christian Education, Christian Heritage College, El Cajon, CA
Marcia McQuitty, Children Ministries, South Western Baptist Seminary, Fort Worth, TX
Catherine Stonehouse, Christian Education, Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, KY

Aldridge, Jerry. (2001). Understanding today’s children. Nashville, TN: Life-Way.

Berryman, Jerome W. (1991). Godly play: An imaginative approach to religious education. San Francisco: Harper San Francisco.

Bunge,Marcia J. (Ed.). (2001). The child in Christian thought. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. 513 pp.

Choun, Robert, J., & Lawson, Michael S. (1998). The Christian educator’s handbook on children’s ministry (2nd ed.). Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books. 317 pp.

Dawn, Marva J. (1997). Is it a lost cause? Having the heart of God for the church’s children. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. 256 pp.

Elkind, David. (1998). Reinventing childhood. Cambridge, MA: Modern Learning Press. 188 pp.

Keefer, Mikal. (2002). Children’s ministry that works! (Rev. ed.). Loveland, CO: Group Publishing. 254 pp.

Kilbourn, Phyllis (Ed.). (1996). Children in crisis. Monrovia, CA: MARC. 272 pp.

Krych, Margaret A. (2004). The ministry of children’s education: Foundations, contexts, and practices. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress Press. 274 pp.

Maynard, Morlee, & Aldridge, Jerry. (2001). Understanding today’s preschoolers: Developing tomorrow’s leaders today. Nashville TN: Lifeway. 92 pp.

Miller-McLemore, Bonnie J. (2003). Let the children come: Reimagining childhood from a Christian perspective. San Francisco, CA: Jossey Bass. 220 pp.

Pritchard, Gretchen Wolff. (1992). Offering the gospel to children. Boston. MA: Cowley. 219 pp.

Stonehouse, Catherine. (1998). Joining children on the spiritual journey: Nurturing a life of faith. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books. 239 pp.

Trent, John, Osborne, Rick, & Bruner, Kurt. (2000). Spiritual growth of children. Colorado Springs, CO: Focus on the Family. 448 pp.

Yust, Karen Marie. (2004). Real kids real faith: Practices for nurturing children’s spiritual lives. San Francisco,CA: Jossey Bass. 210 pp.



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