Christian Education in the African American Church: A Guide for Teaching Truth

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Judson Press, May 1, 2003 - Religion - 160 pages
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Lora-Ellen McKinney provides an extraordinary resource that brings an African American perspective to Christian education. Providing both a theological and a practical guide, the authors inclusive approach offers recommendations, tips, guide questions, and references for educators working with a wide-range of learners, including those with special needs. The result is an accessible book that offers educators a guide to providing Christian of African origin a framework for teaching truth, faith, discipleship, training, and all of the Christian principles necessary for leading Christ-like lives in and outside of their communities. The in-depth sections include The Importance of Christian Education, Basic Teaching Skills and Learning Strategies, Succeeding with a Variety of Christian Education Venues and Formats, and Building a successful Christian Education Program. An extensive appendix provides tools that churches can use in their educational programs, including information on Africans in the Bible, prayers, Christian education conferences, and helpful surveys.

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Review: Christian Education in the African American Church: A Guide for Teaching Truth

User Review  - Odean Jackson - Christianbook.com

The book was helpful in directions in how to start our Youth Dept. It provided step by step outlines on how to conduct trainings and workshops. We will continue to use this book as our reference guide. Read full review

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User Review  - Lee Adams - Christianbook.com

This book should be included in the curriculum of all churches and schools teaching Christian education. Read full review

About the author (2003)

McKinney is a member of Metropolitan Baptist Church. She is an expert in community health, social services, social justice, and education. She heads her own consulting firm and holds numerous degrees, including a Ph.D. from the University of Washington and a masters in public administration from Harvard University.

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