Christian Education in the African American Church: A Guide for Teaching Truth
Lora-Ellen McKinney provides an extraordinary resource that brings an African American perspective to Christian education. Providing both a ... Show synopsis 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.