77 Ways Your Family Can Make a Difference: Ideas and Activities for Serving Others

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Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City, 2008 - Religion - 190 pages
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Serving others is a vital part of the Christian life. Time and again Christ demonstrated the importance of putting others first and giving what we can to help those less fortunate. As adults, we recognize the importance of instilling these values in our children and youth, but simply telling them to love their neighbor isnít enough; to leave a lasting impression, they need to see and experience love in action.77 Ways Your Family Can Make a Difference is an easy-to-use resource that parents can use to cultivate compassion in their children and engage their family in acts of service. Filled with suggestions, activities, Bible verses, and topics for discussion, this re-usable manual inspires families to look for ways to make the world a better place by making a difference in the lives of others.Features include:Creative activities that can be adapted to fit your unique familyService ideas for a variety of budgetsBible verses at the end of each activity to help children connect the practical aspects of Godís truth to their livesInteractive discussion questions to help teens understand the importance of each activity and correlate it to Godís WordSuggestions that encourage whole familiesóparents, kids, grandparents, and other relativesóto spend time together as they practice biblical servanthoodIn addition to families, these ideas and activities can be easily adapted to use with youth groups, Sunday School classes, home school curriculums, small-groups, and church-wide community projects.

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Review: 77 Ways Your Family Can Make a Difference: Ideas and Activities for Serving Others

User Review  - Kelly - Christianbook.com

"77 Ways Your Family Can Make A Difference" by Penny A Zeller, is a book filled with awesome ideas that you and your family can do to reach out and help others in need. Some ideas I had never thought ... Read full review

Review: 77 Ways Your Family Can Make a Difference: Ideas and Activities for Serving Others

User Review  - E.C. - Christianbook.com

Christ is our greatest treasure and joy that must be shared. Zeller in her book "77 Ways Your Family Can Make a Difference" gives young and old fresh ideas and activities to tenderly and passionately ... Read full review

About the author (2008)

Penny A. Zeller is an award-winning author of three books and has written numerous articles for various magazines. She is also an active volunteer in her community and church, a womenís Bible study small-group leader, the co-organizer of a womenís prayer group, and co-organizer of the Sisters in Christ Community Girls Night Out. When Penny is not writing, she enjoys spending time gardening, hiking, camping, canoeing, and playing volleyball with her friends and family. She lives in Sheridan, Wyoming, with her husband, Lon, and their two young children.

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