Feeding the Lambs: A Worship Primer for Teachers of Children

thoma-feeding-lambsAuthor: Rev Christopher I. Thoma
$12.99; 144 pages, 6 x 9 TPB
Forthcoming; digital edition

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Rev Christopher Thoma explores the depths of worship and its relevance in the lives of children while offering insights which encourage teachers of children to celebrate ancient rites and ceremonies as time-tested tools for building faith.

What People are saying about Feeding the Lambs

“A consistent church liturgy serves the unity of the church in which children can participate. They are the church’s future and Chris Thoma lays out plans for assuring that this will happen in our congregations.”

REV. DR. DAVID P. SCAER
Chairman of the Systematics Department
Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Author of Discourses in Matthew, James: The Apostle of Faith, and three volumes in the Confessional Lutheran Dogmatics series

“Rather than diluting the liturgy to a child-like level that will quickly render it obsolete, Thoma offers an approach that will draw children into the Divine Service, the church year, and hymnody. This book is a must-read for pastors and Christian educators as well as parents.”

REV. JOHN T. PLESS
Assistant Professor of Pastoral Ministry and Missions/Director of Field Education
Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Author of Praying Luther’s Small Catechism, Didache, and Handling the Word of Truth: Law and Gospel in the Church Today

“This book will be most helpful to parents teaching their children the greatness of God’s grace manifested through Jesus Christ in the liturgy by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

REV. DR. JAKOB K. HECKERT
Assistant Pastor and German Language Teacher, Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church
Hartland, Michigan

“This book is a must-read for anyone wishing to explore the riches of Lutheran worship as it relates to serving the Good News of Jesus Christ to young people today.”

REV. DR. JON D. VIEKER
Senior Assistant to the President, The Lutheran Church — Missouri Synod
Assistant Director, LCMS Commission on Worship (1998-2010); Lutheran Service Book

“Pedagogically sound and theologically pure, FTL manages to speak realistically to those who have questions concerning the value of a liturgical life in this present age.”

REV. JOHN DAVID DUKE JR
Pastor, Concordia Lutheran Church, Newfane, New York
Guest Instructor, Hebrew and Old Testament, Concordia Lutheran Theological Seminary Assistant Pastor, Christ Lutheran Church
St. Catharines, Ontario

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