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Re-thinking Children's Work in Churches


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1. Introduction. 2. Train Driver - Growing through experience. 3. Teddy Bear - Holding the whispers shared in the dark. 4. Facebook Friend - Socialisation, socialising and social networking. 5. Gracious Grandparents - Working with families. 6. Clown and Fool - Fun and play. 7. Console Champion - Playing with technology. 8. Events Manager - Big dreams and nuts and bolts. 9. Hoody - Spiritual direction, silence and prayer. 10. Favourite Teacher - Learning the tenets of our faith. 11. Family Picnic - Intergenerational working. 12. Superhero - Advocate and Idol. 13. Hard-nosed Head Teacher - Love with boundaries. 14. Falling Leaf Catcher - Awe and Wonder.

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Equipping and inspiring those involved in or wishing to support those who work with children in church

About the Author

Carolyn Edwards is the Programme Lead for the BA in Mission and Ministry at Cliff College, Derbyshire.
Sian Hancock is Coordinator and Tutor of Children, Youth and Family Ministry at Bristol Baptist College and a Young Victims' Advocate within Avon and Somerset.
Sally Nash is the Director or Midlands Centre for Children's and Youth Ministry and a Researcher at the Centre for Paediatric Spiritual Care at Birmingham Children's Hospital.


Too often decisions about ministry with children are devised around activities, allowing thinking about our actions to take a back seat. Thinking and re-thinking in this area is vital! In this useful collection of essays, voices from diverse perspectives make clear issues which surely invite reflection and deep change. -- Dr Rebecca Nye, Associate Lecturer at The Open University; Trainer at Godly Play UK
To say, "But we've always done it this way" will not be an option for those who read this book and let its thinking reshape their vision and imagination. These fresh insights into how children's faith is shaped and grows need to inform all our ministry with and among children and their families. Read it, share it, live it out. -- Mary Hawes, National Children and Youth Adviser for the Church of England
It has been said that if you always do what you always did, you will always get what you always got! This book encourages us to think differently, wrestling with 'why?' and giving us glimpses of 'how!'. Distilled wisdom for our age. -- Alan Charter is a long-standing children's champion and serves as facilitator for the Global Children's Forum

This book will get you thinking, reflecting and working out ever better ways of engaging with children, and those who work with them.
The authors have enormous in depth experience and expertise which shines through in every chapter. It is one of those books you can dip into for a specific chapter but is best taken as a whole because of the way each author's theme interweaves with the thinking of others. A fabulous addition to the resources available on working well with children from a thought out basis in the God who welcomes the child into the midst.

-- Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham

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