Children, Youth and Mission study group: new publication

International Association for Mission Studies


Children, Youth and Mission Study group



Conversion and Transformation: Children and Youth in Mission Contexts


Foreword (Dan Brewster)

Introduction (Valentin Kozhuharov)

Part One: Regional Perspectives

Chapter One

The Millennial Generation and the MENA Uprisings: Relationships and New Spaces in the Emerging Middle East (Arthur Brown)

Chapter Two

African Millennials and Missional Diaconate as Transformational Development (Johannes J. Knoetze)

Chapter Three

The Conversion of Children in Africa: a Contextual Exploration (Johannes Malherbe)

Part Two: Denominational Perspectives

Chapter Four

Training Next Generation Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Baptist Leaders for Mission (Darren Cronshow)

Chapter Five

The Impact of Multicultural Church Models on Ministry and Mission to Children and Youth (Meewon Yang)

Chapter Six

Children and Young People’s Conversion to Christianity: Eastern Orthodox View (Valentin Kozhuharov)

Part Three: Social Perspectives

Chapter Seven

Toward a Protective and Participative Continuum of Care for Vulnerable Children (Greg W. Burch)

Chapter Eight

Welcoming Some of The Least of These: LGBT Youth Through Our Own Conversion (Glenn Miles)

Chapter Nine

2015 Lausanne Statement on Children-at-Risk: An Integral Mission Response to the Cape Town Commitment Mandate to Take Children Seriously in Mission (Susan Greener)

Part Four: Theological Perspectives

Chapter Ten

Karl Barth’s Theological Anthropology as a Resource for Overcoming the Objectification of Children in Mission (D.J. Konz)

Chapter Eleven

The Role of the Holy Spirit in the Transformation of Children and Young People (Keith White)

Contributing Authors

Bibliography: resources used in the book


The book can be ordered at the publisher’s website.