Strong Enough to Last
Strong Enough to Last
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Strong Enough to Last: Building Spiritual Depth Into Our Kids
by David Boyd

The Barna group recently released shocking statistics: Less than half of born-again teenagers (44 percent) say they are absolutely committed to the Christian faith. Only one in every three teens (33 percent) say they are likely to continue to participate in church life once they are living on their own. These alarming numbers bring all kinds of questions to mind:
  • What can the church do to develop spiritually strong kids?
  • How can Kids Ministry Leaders work with parents to keep kids in church ?
  • What tools will help us provide adequate spiritual training?
With over thirty years of kids ministry experience, David Boyd is a reliable source for answers to questions like these. Based on eight major goals, he provides insight and information on how to help kids become believers who are strong enough to last the most difficult challenges of life.

Product Details

Format: paperback
Pages: 104
Size: 5½ x 8½
ISBN: 9781607314691
Publisher: Gospel Publishing House
Pub. Date: April 19, 2017

Meet the Author

David Boyd, for the past eighteen years, has served as director of the national Boys and Girls Missionary Challenge (BGMC) for the General Council of the Assemblies of God. He holds an MA in theological studies from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Mary, reside in Springfield, Missouri.

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“David Boyd is not only a master storyteller, he’s a passionate communicator who can’t help but fire up the reader. I have admired David’s leadership for a long time. He’s a pioneer in Kidmin and has influenced countless kids pastors and leaders to pursue God’s calling on their lives to reach the children of our world. In Strong Enough to Last, David shares his personal experiences and wisdom to help every church and Kidmin leader make a lasting impact in their community and the world!”
Brian Dollar, associate and kids pastor at First Assembly of God, North Little Rock, Arkansas; creator of High Voltage Kids Ministry; author of I Blew It and Talk Now and Later

“This book is a must read for anyone in children’s ministry. Strong Enough to Last comes out of David’s heart and life because for years he’s lived and modeled these eight fundamentals. It’s an honor for me to recommend this book for children’s ministers regardless of their age or experience.”
Jim Wideman, children’s ministry pioneer, coauthor of The Eric Trap , and leadership coach

Table of Contents

  1. Staying the Course
  2. A Blueprint
  3. Building Deep Faith
  4. The Children's Mentor
  5. Eight Goals to Build Strong Faith
  6. Powerful in Prayer
  7. Responsive in Worship
  8. Biblically Fluent
  9. Spirit Empowered
10. Giving Selflessly
11. Actively Serving
12. Bold in Faith
13. Living Like Christ

Appendix: A Longitudinal Study
About the Author
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