D6 Family Ministry Journal (Vol. 2)



Once again this peer-reviewed journal brings a comprehensive approach to the family ministry conversation by reminding ministry leaders of the various audiences present in the church community. The articles found within bring attention to family ministry and various elements of pastoral duties in connection to discipleship in the home. This journal aggregates content submitted by scholars from various universities, seminaries, and ministry organizations, as well as book reviews. An added bonus is practitioner insights in shorter, non-peer reviewed submissions.

This volume explores family ministry relating to the understanding of the image of God. Other topics discussed include pastoral demands, baptism of children, family in Narnia, and ministering to singles, counseling teens struggling with sexual issues, and ministering to widows and widowers with children in the home. Writers tackle these topics and several others in scholarly fashion but practically where the church is ministering today. Books review include The Millennials and Youth Ministry in the 21st Century: Five Views.

Ron Hunter Jr., the executive editor, is CEO of Randall House and is co-founder and director of the D6 Conference. Michelle Orr is general editor, Charles Cook is managing editor, who lead the team of contributing writers: Shawn Crawley, Edward E. Moody Jr., Chadwick Royal, Robert Matz, John F. McCard, Jackson Watts, Ken Coley, Phil Bell, Jon Forrest, and David Lytle.


Community and Completion in the Relational Reading of the Imago Dei: A Family Ministry Application
by Shawn Crawley

Pastoral Demands and Resilience Characteristics
by Dr. Edward E. Moody, Jr. & Dr. Chadwick Royal

Early Southern Baptist Views on the Baptism of Children
by Dr. Robert Matz

Family, Love, and Duty in Narnia
by Dr. John F. McCard

Singles: Our Forgotten Families
by Jackson Watts


Practitioner Insights

Counseling Christian Teens Struggling With Same-Sex Attraction
by Dr. Ken Coley

A Practical Strategy for Partnering With the Family
by Phil Bell

The Role of Games in Discipleship
by Jon Forrest

Ministering to Widows and Widowers With Children in the Home
by David Lytle


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