When kids ask hard questions : faith-filled responses for tough topics
|Format:||Print Book 2019|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 1 of 3 copies|
Suicide, sexuality, gun violence, divorce ... the range and complexity of issues kids grapple with today can be overwhelming. How will you respond? In 30 essays from a diverse group of young parents, pastors, and experts, learn how to craft faithful conversations and tackle the tough topics with the kids in your care. Book jacket.
ContentsForeword / by Matthew Paul Turner
Crafting a family culture of conversation / by the Rev. Karen Ware Jackson
Who am I? : reflecting on bodies and soul: Stuck in the middle : understanding your school-age child / Sarah Leer ; "How come he won't talk to me?" : building friendships with disabled peers / the Rev. Mindi Welton-Mitchell ; That's what counts ; navigating questions about gender and identity / the Rev. Becca Girrell ; Good enough for Jesus : on body image / the Rev. Heidi Carrington Heath ; Let's talk about sex : meeting curiosity with honesty / the Rev. Dr. Emily A. Peck McClain ; A coat with many pockets, an overwatered plant : using metaphor to discuss mental illness and addiction / Ben Pershey ; God's not a fan : talking about suicide / the Rev. Dr. Rachael A. Keefe
Who are we? : reflecting on families and relationships: Being a friend / Karin Heller and Margaret Webb ; We go together : blended families / the Rev. Emily Brown ; How will we tell our children we're getting divorced? / the Rev. Eliza Tweedy ; Getting attached : foster and substitute parenting / the Revs. Ben and Kerry Dueholm
Why did this happen? : reflecting on loss: Love never ends : comfort and assurance in times of grief / Kristin Cooper King ; "She's having the temper tantrum you want to have" : kids and pregnancy loss / the Rev. Rebekah McLeod Hutto and the Rev. Dr. William J. Hutto ; Giving kids a voice in the wilderness : grief / the Rev. Hazel Salazar-Davidson
What am I afraid of? : reflecting on fear and courage: Why we C.A.R.E. : engaging kids about racial discrimination / the Rev. Dr. Michael W. Waters ; Fearfully and wonderfully made : the adultification of Black girls / Yulise Reaves Waters, Esq. ; Courage and hospitality : talking about race with children and the church / the Rev. Alexandra M. Hendrickson ; "Why can't I wear this costume?" : helping kids understand cultural appropriation / the Rev. Dr. B. Yuki Schwartz ; Are we doing more harm than good teaching kids about the violence of the cross? / the Rev. Traci Smith ; Asking the tough question about bullying : "what happened?" / the Rev. Dr. Sarah Griffith Lund ; Talking to kids about gun violence / the Rev. Allison Sandlin Liles
What's going on? : reflecting on faith and the way the world works: It's okay to have doubts : lessons on fact-checking and faith from Thomas / the Rev. Dr. Terrell Carter ; Love for your neighbor : raising kids in a multifaith community / Aliye Shimi ; Raising holy sparks : on honoring difference / Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg ; Writing new scripts : on mass incarceration, women, and children / Casey Stanton ; A pledge to forgive : an approach to reconciliation in a traumatic world / the Rev. Elizabeth Grasham
What's fair? : reflecting on money and economics: Disciples, not fundraisers : teaching faithfulness in anxious times / the Rev. Erica Schemper ; Naming what they see : addressing wealth, poverty, and income inequality / the Rev. Eva Suárez ; Truth and lies : reexamining racial history with kids / the Rev. David Henson ; "But those are MY toys!" : generosity / the Rev. Allie Scott ; The life-changing magic of setting limits : technology / Joshua Hammond ; Endless songs : having conversations again and again / the Rev. Bromleigh McCleneghan.
|Series||Young Clergy Women International (YCWI) Series|
-- Religious aspects
Parenting -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Families -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Children's questions and answers.
|Publisher|| Saint Louis, Missouri :2019
Jackson, Karen Ware, editor.
Turner, Matthew Paul, 1973- writer of foreword.
Includes bibliographical references.
x, 212 pages : 23 cm.