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Children and Youth   Tags: children, religious education, teenagers, worship, youth  

Resources for ministry to children and teenagers.
Last Updated: Apr 8, 2013 URL: http://guides.theology.library.emory.edu/children_and_youth Print Guide RSS Updates

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About this Guide

This guide is designed to help church educators and parents locate resources for the spiritual development of children and youth.

 

Journals

Children's Ministry
Call Number: ALPHA BY TITLE
A source of ideas for ministry to children.

Christian Education Journal
Call Number: ALPHA BY TITLE


Journal of Childhood and Religion
A peer-reviewed open access journal that presents a wide range of interdisciplinary efforts relating to children, youth, and religion.

Journal of Youth Ministry
Call Number: ALPHA BY TITLE

Journal of Youth and Theology
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Recommended Books

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Children, Youth, and Spirituality in a Troubling World - Almeda Wright and Mary Elizabeth Moore
Call Number: BV4571.3 .C45 2008
ISBN: 0827205139
Publication Date: 2008-06-30
Collection of essays on the issues contemporary children and youth face and ways to guide their spiritual formation.

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Home Grown: Handbook for Christian Parenting - Karen DeBoer
Call Number: THEOLOGY STACKS: BV4529 .D45 2010
ISBN: 9781592554911
Publication Date: 2010-09-01
101 questions and short answers focused on supporting your children's faith development.

Recommend a Source

Is there a book or website that you have found particularly helpful in your work with children and teens?  If so, we'd like to know about it!

Article Databases

  • ATLA Religion Database
    Indexes articles on ministry to children and youth from a variety of religious and theological publications, with an emphasis on resources from Protestant denominations.
  • ATLA Catholic Periodical Literature Index
    CPLI indexes Catholic periodicals from both academic and pastoral perspectives. As such, it contains a good selection of articles pertaining to ministry to children and youth in church, parochial education, and home environments.
  • Christian Periodical Index
    This databases indexes articles and book reviews from evangelical Christian journals.
  • PsycInfo
    Helpful for locating research-based articles about faith development in children and youth and for articles about psychological issues facing children and youth and their families.
  • SocIndex with Full Text
    This database indexes articles that relate to the faith development of children and youth from sociological perspectives, as well as other sociological topics of interest to youth and children's ministers (e.g. self-esteem, bullying, working with parents, helping children with disabilities)

Denominational Resources for Children and Youth

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