Whether you're just getting started ministering to families or you've got a full-blown family ministry, Brian Haynes helps you equip parents to become spiritual leaders in their homes. Get a practical, workable plan for leveraging the milestones your church is already celebrating...already marking as families move through their faith journey together. You'll tap into the natural pattern of childhood development and family life, equipping parents when they're most open to shaping their children's faith.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 139 Vendor: Group Publishing Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 (inches) ISBN: 0764438980 ISBN-13: 9780764438981 Availability: In Stock
Whether you have a full-blown family ministry in place or youre just getting started, Shift gives you a practical, workable plan that equips parents to be faith influencers in their homes--and you won't have to reconfigure your entire ministry to make it happen! Shift gets you in gear with tools that make better use of seven rites of passage your church is most likely already celebrating…already marking as families move through their faith journey together.
The Birth of a Baby
Preparing for Adolescence
Commitment to Purity
Passage to Adulthood
High School Graduation
Life in Christ
As you tap into the natural patterns of child development and family, youll motivate parents when theyre most open to shaping their childrens faith. Shift puts family discipleshipat church and at homeon one simple, common path. One home at a time, you can move a fledgling family ministry effort to one thats firing on all 6 cylinders! This is a family ministry approach thats attainable and sustainable.
Brian Haynes is the associate pastor overseeing spiritual formation at Kingsland Baptist Church in Katy, Texas. He is the creator of the Legacy Milestones strategy that inseperably links church and home to equip the generations. Brian earned a Doctor of Ministry for his work in discipleship and family ministry. Learn more about Brian and the Legacy Milestones at legacymilestones.com.
"You simply must read this book if you're serious about understanding and implementing a model for equipping parents that can work in your home-and your church-today." -John Trent, Ph.D.