What will you say when your child asks how Jesus can fit inside his heart? Heres help with responding in words your little one will understand. Leading Your Child to Jesus equips you with the simple, effective communication tools that will help you discuss salvation with your child. Theyve been proven through David Staals years with Willow Creek Community Churchs Promiseland childrens ministry and through his personal experiences as a parent. Learn how to share you own salvation story, explain the gospel in kid-friendly language, and lead your child in a prayer of salvation. Based on examples from the book of Acts, Leading Your Child to Jesus provides you with key biblical concepts on effective communication and includes exercises to help you put those concepts into action. The enormity of leading your child to Christ doesnt have to leave you tongue-tied. You can help your little one make the most important decision of his or her lifethe decision to follow Jesus.
David Staal serves as the president of Kids Hope USA, a national non-profit organization that partners local churches with elementary schools to provide mentors for at-risk students. Prior to this assignment, David led Promiseland, the childrens ministry at Willow Creek Community Church in Barrington, Illinois. Other leadership roles he held at Willow Creek include director of communications and director of children's ministry for the Willow Creek Association. David authored Word Kids Need to Hear (2008), Leading Your Child to Jesus and Leading Kids to Jesus (2006), and Making Your Childrens Ministry the Best Hour of Every Kids Week (2004, co-authored with Sue Miller). David also serves as the senior editor of Todays Childrens Ministry, an electronic publication and web site from Christianity Today International. He lives in Grand Haven, MI, with his wife Becky, son Scott, and daughter Erin.