Talking with your child about sex can be scary! Sex + Faith helps parents incorporate their faith values with sexual information so they can answer questions, discuss sexuality at each stage of childhood, and show support of sexual differences. Section one explains how faith relates to sexuality and the essential role parents play in forming healthy, faithful, sexually educated children. The second section designates a chapter for four age groupings of children from infancy through high school. Each chapter explains the biological and developmental issues of the age, answers questions children tend to have, provides relevant Biblical and faith stories helpful to discuss with children of that age, and lists five to ten key educational issues for parents to keep in mind. Shaded text boxes are interspersed throughout the book with real life, practical questions that parents and children ask. Expertly written by Kate Ott, Sex + Faith is an easy to use reference guide for parents of kids of all ages.congregation on a regular basis are more likely to attend worship and join in service projects as they grow into adults. ... For example, even adult congregants who sign up to usher have to be taught how and why the church uses ushers. Children can just ... An older adult can teach a younger child or have him or her shadow the adult, creating intergenerational connections. ... 5:1a12), helping someone who is less fortunate than us like the good Samaritan (Luke 10:29a37), and so on.
|Title||:||Sex + Faith|
|Publisher||:||Westminster John Knox Press - 2013|