7 Family Ministry Essentials
7 Family Ministry Essentials
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7 Family Ministry Essentials: A Strategy for Children's and Student Ministry Leaders
by Michelle Anthony & Megan Marshman

Written for church leaders who have a passion to disciple kids and teens in partnership with the Holy Spirit and the family, Michelle Anthony and Megan Marshman capture the guiding essentials to build a strategy for life-changing family ministry in this ultimate leadership resource. These seven essentials emphasize:
  1. Empowering families to take spiritual leadership in the home
  2. Forming lifetime faith that transcends childhood beliefs
  3. Teaching Scripture as the ultimate authority of truth
  4. Understanding the role of the Holy Spirit to teach and transform
  5. Engaging every generation in the gospel of God's redemptive story
  6. Making God central in every biblical narrative and daily living
  7. Participating in community with like-minded ministry leaders

Product Details

Format: paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 5½ x 8½
ISBN: 9780781412971
Pub. Date: June 2015
Publisher: David C. Cook

Meet the Authors

Michelle Anthony is the vice president and publisher of Learning Resources at David C Cook. She is author of Spiritual Parenting, Dreaming of More for the Next Generation, The Big God Story, and Becoming a Spiritually Formed Family. Michelle has over 25 years of church ministry and leadership experience in children’s and family ministries and graduate degrees in Christian Education, Bible and Theology from Talbot School of Theology and Southern Seminary. In her free time, Michelle enjoys being with her family, reading a good book, and the beach while drinking a strong cup of coffee.

Megan Marshman is the director of student resources and production for David C Cook. She reaches national audiences with her knack for weaving extraordinary adventure into everyday story lines. She currently serves as director of Women's Ministries at Hume Lake Christian Camps, where she rediscovered her childhood love for telling stories—specifically sharing the best story of all: the gospel.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Freddy Cardoza & Michelle Anthony

1. What If We Were Invited into Something BIG?
2. Essential One: Empowering Family as Primary
3. Essential Two: Spiritual Formation for Lifetime Faith
4. Essential Three: Scripture Is Our Authority
5. Essential Four: The Holy Spirit Teaches
6. Essential Five: God's Grand Redemptive Narrative
7. Essential Six: God Is Central
8. Essential Seven: A Community of Ministry Support
9. Getting Set to Lead a New Generation

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