Transforming Children into Spiritual Champions
Transforming Children into Spiritual Champions Author:George Barna No one can deny that our culture is opposed to Christian values, and the influences bombarding our children's moral development can be deadly. But few parents and church leaders realize how critical it is to start developing a child's biblical worldview from the very earliest years of life. The problem is complex: parents who themselves did not ... more »receive early spiritual training leave their children's training to the church. Yet the church often focuses on older children-not realizing that a child's moral development is set by the age of nine. The answer is for churches to recognize the need to come alongside parents to provide them biblical worldview training, parenting information, counseling, etc., that will equip them to help their children become the spiritually matuare Church of tomorrow. Profiles presented of churches who are effectively ministering to children and winning the war our enemy is waging against them. Research orientated books on childhood spiritual development. Raising Heaven Bound Kids in a Hell Bent World by Eastman Curtis / What Your Kids Need to Know About God and When by John Trent / Introducing the Spiritual Side of Parenting by Ron Clarkson / Bringing Up Boys by James Dobson« less
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What a wonderful book for anyone in a leadership position! I think I highlighted a memorable point on almost every page. George Barna is definitely gifted in communication and causes you to think of how to make yourself, as one who is either the main foundation builder or one who assists, better for our kids. We have the responsibility of equipping the children of today to reach the world of tomorrow and this book is a great resource in making that happen!
This is a great book! It really made me think, as a leader in the children's ministry at our church. I do want to make a difference for Christ in future generations and that's what this book encourages. It provides lofty goals, but we can't do it in our own strength anyway! We have to depend on God.