Haga que su ministerio de ninos sea la mejor hora de la semana de ellos: Haga que su ministerio de ninos sea la mejor hora de la semana para ellos

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Strategies for Children's Ministry.

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Strategies for Children's Ministry.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780829743685
  • Publisher: Vida
  • Publication date: 12/1/2005
  • Language: Spanish
  • Edition description: Spanish-language Edition
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 5.38 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Meet the Author

Sue Millar es la directora ejecutiva del ministerio Promiseland y supervisa el ministerio infantil en la iglesia Willow Creek. Ha capacitado a miles de otros ministerios para hacer lo mismo.

David Staal es director de Promiseland, ministerio de niños de la Iglesia de la Comunidad de Willow Creek en Barrington, Illinois. Con Sue Miller, escribió Haga que su ministerio de niños sea la mejor hora de la semana para ellos. También escribe y es editor de today's Children's Ministry, una publicación electrónica y sitio en Internet de Christianity Today International.

Biography

Since her iconic first novel, The Good Mother in 1986, Sue Miller has distinguished herself as one of our most elegant and widely celebrated chroniclers of family life, with a singular gift for laying bare the interior lives of her characters.

While not strictly speaking autobiographical, Miller's fiction is, nonetheless, shaped by her experiences. Born into an academic and ecclesiastical family, she grew up in Chicago's Hyde Park and went to college at Harvard. She was married at 20 and held down a series of odd jobs until her son Ben was born in 1968. She separated from her first husband in 1971, subsequently divorced, and for 13 years was a single parent in Cambridge, Massachusetts, working in day care, taking in roomers, and writing whenever she could.

In these early years, Miller's productivity was directly proportional to her ability to win grants and fellowships. An endowment in 1979 allowed her to enroll in the Creative Writing Program at Boston University. A few of her stories were accepted for publication, and she began teaching in the Boston area. Two additional grants in the 1980s enabled her to concentrate on writing fulltime. Published in 1986, her first novel became an international bestseller.

Since then, success has followed success. Two of Miller's books (The Good Mother and Inventing the Abbots) have been made into feature films; her 1990 novel Family Pictures was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award; Oprah Winfrey selected While I Was Gone for her popular Book Club; and in 2004, a first foray into nonfiction -- the poignant, intensely personal memoir The Story of My Father -- was widely praised for its narrative eloquence and character dramatization.

Miller is a distinguished practitioner of "domestic fiction," a time-honored genre stretching back to Jane Austen, Henry James, and Leo Tolstoy and honed to perfection by such modern literary luminaries as John Updike, Flannery O'Connor, and Richard Ford. A careful observer of quotidian detail, she stretches her novels across the canvas of home and hearth, creating extraordinary stories out of the quiet intimacies of marriage, family, and friendship. In an article written for the New York Times "Writers on Writing" series, she explains: "For me everyday life in the hands of a fine writer seems ... charged with meaning. When I write, I want to bring a sense of that charge, that meaning, to what may fairly be called the domestic."

Good To Know

Here are some fascinating outtakes from our interview with Sue Miller:
  • "I come from a long line of clergy. My father was an ordained minister in the Presbyterian church, though as I grew up, he was primarily an academic at several seminaries -- the University of Chicago, and then Princeton. Both my grandfathers were also ministers, and their fathers too. It goes back farther than that in a more sporadic way."

  • "I spent a year working as a cocktail waitress in a seedy bar just outside New Haven, Connecticut. Think high heels, mesh tights, and the concentrated smell of nicotine. Think of the possible connections of this fact to the first fact, above."

  • "I like northern California, where we've had a second home we're selling -- it's just too far away from Boston. I've had a garden there that has been a delight to create, as the plants are so different from those in New England, which is where I've done most of my gardening. I had to read up on them. I studied Italian gardens too -- the weather is very Mediterranean. I like weeding -- it's almost a form of meditation."

  • "I like little children. I loved working in daycare and talking to kids, learning how they form their ideas about the world's workings -- always intriguing, often funny. I try to have little children in my life, always."

  • "I want to make time to take piano lessons again. I did it for a while as an adult and enjoyed it.

  • "I like to cook and to have people over. I love talking with people over good food and wine. Conversation -- it's one of life's deepest pleasures."
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      1. Hometown:
        Boston, Massachusetts
      1. Date of Birth:
        November 29, 1943
      2. Place of Birth:
        Chicago, Illinois
      1. Education:
        B.A., Radcliffe College, 1964; M.A.T., Wesleyan U., 1965; Ed.M., Harvard U., 1975; M.A. Boston U., 1980

    Table of Contents

    Prefacio de Bill Hybels 9
    Prefacio de George Barna 11
    Introduccion 15
    Capitulo 1 La Gran Aventura De Ninos: Como edificar un ministerio infantil dinamico 21
    Capitulo 2 Imagine La Mejor Hora: Una vision convincente es importantisima 37
    Capitulo 3 Su Mision, Si Es Que Decide Aceptarla: Los beneficios de un punto de partida claro 51
    Capitulo 4 Seis Grandes Principios: Principios fundamentales para evangelizar a los ninos 69
    Capitulo 5 Grupos Grandes, Grupos Pequenos, Gente Grande: Como es el domingo por la manana? 93
    Capitulo 6 Divulgue La Vision: Busque voluntarios a diestra y a siniestra 111
    Capitulo 7 Lecciones Aprendidas: Como tratar a los voluntarios 129
    Capitulo 8 Listos Para La Aventura: Crecimiento en el ministerio, no solo supervivencia 147
    Capitulo 9 Heroes Del Domingo Por La Manana: Ejemplos de personas que influyen 161
    Una palabra final 175
    Ejercicios personales y experiencias de equipo 177
    Apendice A
    Declaracion de mision basada en la Gran Comision Cinco indicadores de madurez espiritual 200
    Apendice B
    Los diez principios basicos de la Iglesia Willow Creek 201
    Los seis principios basicos del ministerio 202
    Apendice C
    Una hora tipica en Promiseland; Dones espirituales 203
    Notas 205
    Agradecimientos 207
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