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When kids ask hard questions : faith-filled responses for tough topics / edited by Bromleigh McCleneghan & Karen Ware Jackson ; foreword by Matthew Paul Turner.

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  • 1 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Young Clergy Women International (YCWI) Series
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  • ISBN: 9780827243309
  • ISBN: 0827243308
  • Physical Description: x, 212 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Saint Louis, Missouri : Chalice Press, [2019]

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Foreword / by Matthew Paul Turner --Crafting a family culture of conversation / by the Rev. Karen Ware Jackson --Who am I? : reflecting on bodies and souls: Stuck in the middle : understanding your school-age child / Sarah Leer ; "How come he won't talk to me?" : building friendships with disabled peers / the Rev. Mindi Welton-Mitchell ; That's what counts ; navigating questions about gender and identity / the Rev. Becca Girrell ; Good enough for Jesus : on body image / the Rev. Heidi Carrington Heath ; Let's talk about sex : meeting curiosity with honesty / the Rev. Dr. Emily A. Peck McClain ; A coat with many pockets, an overwatered plant : using metaphor to discuss mental illness and addiction / Ben Pershey ; God's not a fan : talking about suicide / the Rev. Dr. Rachael A. Keefe --Who are we? : reflecting on families and relationships: Being a friend / Karin Heller and Margaret Webb ; We go together : blended families / the Rev. Emily Brown ; How will we tell our children we're getting divorced? / the Rev. Eliza Tweedy ; Getting attached : foster and substitute parenting / the Revs. Ben and Kerry Dueholm --Why did this happen? : reflecting on loss: Love never ends : comfort and assurance in times of grief / Kristin Cooper King ; "She's having the temper tantrum you want to have" : kids and pregnancy loss / the Rev. Rebekah McLeod Hutto and the Rev. Dr. William J. Hutto ; Giving kids a voice in the wilderness : grief / the Rev. Hazel Salazar-Davidson --What am I afraid of? : reflecting on fear and courage: Why we C.A.R.E. : engaging kids about racial discrimination / the Rev. Dr. Michael W. Waters ; Fearfully and wonderfully made : the adultification of Black girls / Yulise Reaves Waters, Esq. ; Courage and hospitality : talking about race with children and the church / the Rev. Alexandra M. Hendrickson ; "Why can't I wear this costume?" : helping kids understand cultural appropriation / the Rev. Dr. B. Yuki Schwartz ; Are we doing more harm than good teaching kids about the violence of the cross? / the Rev. Traci Smith ; Asking the tough question about bullying : "what happened?" / the Rev. Dr. Sarah Griffith Lund ; Talking to kids about gun violence / the Rev. Allison Sandlin Liles --What's going on? : reflecting on faith and the way the world works: It's okay to have doubts : lessons on fact-checking and faith from Thomas / the Rev. Dr. Terrell Carter ; Love for your neighbor : raising kids in a multifaith community / Aliye Shimi ; Raising holy sparks : on honoring difference / Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg ; Writing new scripts : on mass incarceration, women, and children / Casey Stanton ; A pledge to forgive : an approach to reconciliation in a traumatic world / the Rev. Elizabeth Grasham --What's fair? : reflecting on money and economics: Disciples, not fundraisers : teaching faithfulness in anxious times / the Rev. Erica Schemper ; Naming what they see : addressing wealth, poverty, and income inequality / the Rev. Eva Suárez ; Truth and lies : reexamining racial history with kids / the Rev. David Henson ; "But those are MY toys!" : generosity / the Rev. Allie Scott ; The life-changing magic of setting limits : technology / Joshua Hammond ; Endless songs : having conversations again and again / the Rev. Bromleigh McCleneghan.
Summary, etc.:
The world is a confusing and painful place for children (and adults). How do you respond faithfully to your kids' big questions? Learn to craft faithful conversations and be better prepared to talk about the tough stuff with your kids. More than 30 essays from a diverse group of young Christian parents/pastors address today's toughest topics, including gender, race, bullying, mental illness, death, divorce, money, technology, and generosity. When Kids Ask Hard Questions invites you to take a deep breath, create safe spaces for the hard conversations, and speak the truth in love. Each chapter includes a resource list for further exploration.
Subject: Child rearing > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Parenting > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Family > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Children's questions and answers.

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