Today’s culture is significantly impacting our churches. Programs that worked for years are less effective. New demands require ministries to commit time and resources like never before. Respect for Christian truths and values is eroding. How do we as the church equip parents to embrace their faith and help their children sail through the increasingly hostile waters they navigate each day?
Those in ministry need to be clear about our mission and embrace the Christian values we hold dear. We need to be willing to think about ministry differently. We need to engage parents in spiritually guiding their children 24/7. And we need ideas that can work for our congregation, no matter its size, status or wealth.
The book addresses the roles the church and the family play in creating a spiritual environment in which children flourish. It is filled with practical ideas to help churches stem the tide of change and glide proficiently in the waters of our own environments and experiences.
About the Author
Martha Daniel is a graduate of Wheaton College, with a degree in Christian Education. She received a Master’s Degree in Theology from Fuller Theological Seminary.
Her career spans forty-four years, during which she has worked in three local churches, on the staff of Young Life, and on the staff of Children’s Ministries, now a ministry of Scripture Union.
Martha has been married to David Daniel for thirty-two years. She and Dave have four children.
Martha’s life verse is Ephesians 3:30-21: “Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work with us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen.”