A Little Child Shall Lead Them: Hopeful Parenting in a Confused World

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InterVarsity Press, 1997 - Family & Relationships - 193 pages
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Pastor and family counselor Johann Christoph Arnold offers down-to-earth insights every parent can apply. His prose is simple, straight to the heart and filled with wisdom. For all who read it, A Little Child Shall Lead Them will bring insight and renewal to the joyous task of rearing children.

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Contents

The Childlike Spirit
1
Founding a Family
5
The Unborn Child
9
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

People have come to expect sound advice from Johann Christoph Arnold, an award-winning author with over a million copies of his books in print in more than 20 languages. A noted speaker and writer on marriage, parenting, and end-of-life issues, Arnold is a senior pastor of the Bruderhof, a movement of Christian communities. With his wife, Verena, he has counseled thousands of individuals and families over the last forty years. His books include Why Forgive?, Rich in Years, Seeking Peace, Cries from the Heart, Be Not Afraid, and Why Children Matter. Arnold's message has been shaped by encounters with great peacemakers such as Martin Luther King Jr., Mother Teresa, Cesar Chavez, and John Paul II. Together with paralyzed police officer Steven McDonald, Arnold started the Breaking the Cycle program, working with students at hundreds of public high schools to promote reconciliation through forgiveness. This work has also brought him to conflict zones from Northern Ireland to Rwanda to the Middle East. Closer to home, he serves as chaplain for the local sheriff's department. Born in Britain in 1940 to German refugees, Arnold spent his boyhood years in South America, where his parents found asylum during the war; he immigrated to the United States in 1955. He and his wife have eight children, 42 grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. They live in upstate New York. To learn more visit www.richinyears.com

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