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Relevant resources...


Anderson, David W., and Paul Hill. Frogs without Legs Can't Hear: Nurturing Discipleship in Home and Congregation. Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Fortress, 2003.


Breidenthal, Thomas E. Christian Households: The Sanctification of Nearness. Cambridge, Mass.: Cowley Publications, 1997.


Cloud, Henry, and John Sims Townsend. Boundaries: When to Say Yes, When to Say No to Take Control of Your Life. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan Pub. House, 1992.


Collins, James C. Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap--and Others Don't. New York, NY: HarperBusiness, 2001.


Farley, Margaret A. Just Love: A Framework for Christian Sexual Ethics. New York: Continuum International Pub. Group, 2006.


Friedman, Edwin H. Generation to Generation: Family Process in Church and Synagogue. New York: Guilford, 1985.


Garland, Diana S. Richmond. Family Ministry: A Comprehensive Guide. Downers Grove, Ill.: InterVarsity, 1999.


Gushee, David P., and Glen Harold Stassen. In the Fray: Contesting Christian Public Ethics, 1994-2013.


Ladoux, Jim. Surface to Soul: Coaching Spiritual Vitality in Congregations. Minneapolis, Minn.: Vibrant Faith Publications, 2012.


Maul, Derek. The Unmaking of a Part-time Christian. Nashville, Tenn.: Upper Room, 2009.


Melheim, Richard Alan. Holding Your Family Together: 5 Simple Steps to Help Bring Your Family Closer to God and Each Other. Ventura, CA: Regal, 2013.


Olson, Richard P., and Joe H. Leonard. A New Day for Family Ministry. Bethesda, Md.: Alban Institute, 1996.


Patton, John. Pastoral Care in Context: An Introduction to Pastoral Care. Louisville, Ky.: Westminster/John Knox, 1993.


Powell, Kara Eckmann, and Chap Clark. Sticky Faith: Everyday Ideas to Build Lasting Faith in Your Kids. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2011.


Powell, Kara Eckmann. The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family: Over 100 Practical and Tested Ideas to Build Lasting Faith in Kids. 2014.


Roehlkepartain, Jolene L., and Eugene C. Roehlkepartain. Embracing Parents: How Your Congregation Can Strengthen Families. Nashville, Tenn.: Abingdon, 2004..


Rouse, Richard W., and Craig Gelder. A Field Guide for the Missional Congregation: Embarking on a Journey of Transformation. Minneapolis, MN: Augsburg Fortress, 2008..


Rubio, Julie Hanlon. Family Ethics Practices for Christians. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown UP, 2010..


Steinke, Peter L. A Door Set Open: Grounding Change in Mission and Hope. Herndon, VA: Alban Institute, 2010..


Townsend, John Sims. Boundaries with Teens: When to Say Yes, How to Say No. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Zondervan, 2006..


Willis, William Beniah. Caring Is God: A Systematic Pastoral Theology. Macon, Ga.: Smyth & Helwys Pub., 1993..


Anthony, Michelle. Becoming a Spiritually Healthy Family: Avoiding the 6 Dysfunctional Parenting Styles. Vol. 1. Colorado Springs, Colo.: David C. Cook, 2015.


Balswick, Jack O., and Judith K. Balswick. The Family: A Christian Perspective on the Contemporary Home. 3rd ed. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Baker Academic, 2007..


Hinkle, Joseph W., and Melva Cook. How to Minister to Families in Your Church. Nashville: Broadman, 1978.


Johnson, Ron, Joseph Hinkle, and Charles Lowry. Oikos. Nashville, Tenn.: Broadman, 1982.


Joiner, Reggie, and Carey Nieuwhof. Parenting beyond Your Capacity: Connect Your Family to a Wider Community. Colorado Springs, Colo.: David C. Cook, 2010..


Little, Paul E. How to Give Away Your Faith,. Chicago: Inter-Varsity, 1966.


Marian, Jim. Growing up Christian. Wheaton, Ill.: Victor, 1992.


Pinson, William M. Families with Purpose. Nashville: Broadman, 1978.


Smith, Christian, and Melinda Lundquist Denton. Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2005.


Journal of The Ecology of Faith Formation

            of Family Ministry


Stephen’s Ministry Family Care Module (Vol. 1&2)


Blogs and article by Vibrant Faith Ministries



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