Practical Ministry Skills
Ministering to Children of Divorce
Start an effective ministry to children with divorced or separated parents.
Store Code: PS110
Format: Microsoft Word Premium Content - Click for info
Price: $14.95






Overview

"All too often the response given to parents choosing a divorce is, "Don't worry about your children. They're resilient; they will get through it." However, studies have shown that a divorce has profound effects on a child developmentally, psychologically, emotionally, and spiritually. Even more disturbing is that the greatest effect of a divorce may not be felt until children of divorce become adults. Simply put, this is not a one-time occurrence that a child deals with and then moves on. This is a life-altering event with painful, long-term outcomes.

But there is Good News! God can redeem even the most tragic and seemingly hopeless situations. Through the information and practical help offered in this 18-page resource, you'll learn how to develop a ministry to children of divorce and help both parents and children alike find hope and healing in Christ.

NOTE: You have permission to make up to 1,000 copies of this resource to be distributed in a church or educational setting."

This Resource contains all of the following:

No Such Thing as a "Good Divorce" 
We need to own up to the long-term impact divorce has on children.

Ministering to Part-Time Kids 
What do you do when kids miss church because they're visiting the "other parent"?

As If They Never Existed 
When parents divorce, a child's core identity is threatened.

Common Emotions and Reactions 
What to watch for as you seek to minister.

Faith Through the Lens of Divorce 
Addressing spiritual issues related to children of divorce.

A Program That Meets Their Needs 
Ministering to children in crisis within your children's program.


Join Now

Also of Interest
Funerals
Minister well during a difficult period of grief.

Redeeming Your Failures
Even in your defeats, God is at work in your ministry and in you.




Leadership Lessons from a High School Prom
My wife and I knew nothing about organizing an after-prom event; but we did know how to love the volunteers we led.

Leadership Transitions
Make the leadership transitions in your church smooth and positive. Prepare now so that future transitions will benefit, not harm, your church.

Topics:Caring, Children, Compassion, Counseling, Crisis, Empathy, Healing, Pastoral Care, Self image, Support groups
Filters:Children's ministry, Children's pastor, Daycare worker, Deacon, Director of Christian education, Divorce care, Family ministry, Parents ministry, Pastor, Shepherd
References:None
share this pageshare this page


User Reviews

Average User Rating: Not rated

Displaying 1–1 of 1 comments

Stacy Albert

January 23, 2012  1:38pm

I would like to see a sample of this program please.

Report Abuse

Submit Your Rating and Review *

Low

High

1000 character limit

* Comments may be edited for tone and clarity.



Member Center
Log in


Meet Our Editorial Advisors

More from Christianity Today