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Richards, Lawrence O. Children's Ministry: Nurturing Faith Within the Family of God. Grand Rapids, MI: Zondervan, 1983. Coles, Robert. The Moral Intelligence of Children. New York: Random House, 1997. Dawn, Marva J. Is It a Lost Cause? Grand Rapids MI: Eerdmans, 1997. Ng, David and Virginia Thomas. Children in the Worshiping Community. Atlanta: John Knox Press, 1981. Stonehouse, Catherine M. Joining Children on the Spiritual Journey. Grand Rapids MI: Baker Books, 1998. Additional reading: Invest 10 hours in reading selections of your choice on the pastoral care of children dealing with divorce, grief, abuse, giftedness, handicapping conditions, or other challenges. Recommended Resource: Stewart, Sonja M. and Jerome W. Berryman. Young Children and Worship. Louisville, KY: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1989). Does not need to be read prior to the course, but is recommended as a resource to use following the course.
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