Download Full Text (161 KB)


Reading Joining Children on the Spiritual Journey, Catherine Stonehouse Children Matter, Scottie May, Beth Posterski, Catherine Stonehouse, and Linda Cannell (Book Manuscript draft available in class icon Course Center) “Historical Perspectives on Children in the Church: Resources for Spiritual Formation and a Theology of Childhood Today,” by Marcia Bunge in Children’s Spirituality: Christian Perspectives, Research, and Application, Donald Ratcliff, ed. (Available in class icon Course Center) Family the Forming Center, Marjorie J. Thompson Offering the Gospel to Children, Gretchen Wolff Pritchard The Pastoral Care of Children, Daniel H. Grossoehme Children in Crisis: A New Commitment, Phyllis Kilbourn, ed. Select one of the following: Young Children and Worship, Sonja Stewart and Jerome Berryman (Read by March 16) Children in the Worshiping Community, David Ng and Virginia Thomas (Read by March 16) Why Nobody Learns Much about Anything at Church, Thom and Joani Schultz (Read by March 31) The Family Friendly Church, Ben Freudenburg and Rick Lawrence (Read by April 7) Nurturing Faith in Families, Jolene L. Roehlkepartain (Read by April 7) Celebrating Biblical Feasts in Your Home or Church, Martha Zimmermans (Read by April 7) Exceptional Teaching: A Comprehensive Guide for Including Students with Disabilities, Jim Pierson (Read by April 21) Bullying: A Spiritual Crisis, Ronald Hecker Cram (Read by April 28) Safe Sanctuaries: Reducing the Risk of Child Abuse in the Church, Joy Thomburg (Read by May 5) On the date when all reading is to be completed for a given text, submit a Reading Card stating that you have completed the reading in that text.

Publication Date

January 2005


Asbury Theological Seminary


Kentucky, Spring, CD655



CD 655 Ministering with Children through the Church