Something is happening in the church. Fresh expressions of Christianity are taking root and growing across the globe. Forward-thinking approaches to ministry, worship, and community are emerging. Questions are being asked. And change is happening.
But what does the spiritual formation of children and youth look like in the midst of these changes?
"Faith Forward: Re-Imagining Children's and Youth Ministry" is the second volume in the groundbreaking "Faith Forward" series. Compiled from presentations given at the Faith Forward 2014 conference, held in Nashville, Tenessee, May 19-22, this volume features the work of Brian McLaren, Sandy Sasso, Andrew Root, Phyllis Tickle, Anne Streaty Wimberly, Ivy Beckwith with David M. Csinos, Paul-Andre Durocher, Bonnie Miller-McLemore, Melvin Bray, and more.
If you are seeking ways of doing children's and youth ministry that are grassroots, forward-thinking, ecumenical, innovative and collaborative, this book will provide inspiration and wisdom for the journey. It is essential reading for leaders working with children and youth, as well as for pastors, professors, and parents - anyone and everyone seeking to engage children and youth in respectful conversation, exploration, and learning in today's complex world.