Written by an educator, minister, and writer of childrens curriculum materials, this book provides easy-to-do and easy-to-understand methods for developing good childrens sermons. Using appropriate scriptures for insight into our relationship with the children in our midst, author Janet Helme takes you step-by-step through the process of developing a successful childrens sermon. Topics include: why you should do a childrens sermon, how to craft it, what to do about the adults in the pews, tools, insights, and sample sermons.
Janet Helme has served churches and children for thirty-one years in various ways. Janet has served as an associate minister for thirteen years, a senior minister for ten years, and as a Christian education director for two years. With a child development/elementary education undergraduate degree and a Masters degree in education, children and childrens education has always been an important point of involvement for her. Janet has also taught piano and guitar and has written curriculum materials for children, youth, and adults.