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Small Matters

Greg NettleSantiago Heriberto Mellado
Small Matters
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Small Matters

Greg NettleSantiago Heriberto Mellado

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Children have always been close to the heart of God and as followers of Jesus it is our responsibility to protect, nurture, and pass our faith to children. In Small Matters: Why Children are Such a Big Deal, authors Greg Nettles and Santiago "Jimmy" Mellado offer a model of discipleship that encourages parents to raise up the next generation to be deeply committed to and in love with Jesus.

When we awaken to the fact that children between the ages of four and fourteen are the most likely to make a decision to follow Jesus, and that the discipleship that children receive forms their future, it will transform the way we view children, invest in them, reach out to them, teach them and ultimately, empower them to be disciples of Jesus.

In recent history the church has embraced a model of discipleship that encourages parents to, "Bring your children to us and we will disciple them. And, by the way, we would love it if you would help." This model is ineffective as much as it is unbiblical. It is imperative that the church today shifts to a new model of discipleship that encourages parents to, "Disciple your children as your primary responsibility. And, we (the church) would love to help."

Because our world is becoming more and more sensitive to the needs of children, a reflection of the heart of God, it provides those of us who follow Jesus with an unprecedented opportunity to disciple children in our homes, in our churches, in our communities and throughout the world. Now more than ever people are willing to invest in the cause of children through new church planting, equipping children's ministries, and child sponsorship; all of which are committed to holistic child development.



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Children have always been close to the heart of God and as followers of Jesus it is our responsibility to protect, nurture, and pass our faith to children. In Small Matters: Why Children are Such a Big Deal, authors Greg Nettles and Santiago "Jimmy" Mellado offer a model of discipleship that encourages parents to raise up the next generation to be deeply committed to and in love with Jesus.

When we awaken to the fact that children between the ages of four and fourteen are the most likely to make a decision to follow Jesus, and that the discipleship that children receive forms their future, it will transform the way we view children, invest in them, reach out to them, teach them and ultimately, empower them to be disciples of Jesus.

In recent history the church has embraced a model of discipleship that encourages parents to, "Bring your children to us and we will disciple them. And, by the way, we would love it if you would help." This model is ineffective as much as it is unbiblical. It is imperative that the church today shifts to a new model of discipleship that encourages parents to, "Disciple your children as your primary responsibility. And, we (the church) would love to help."

Because our world is becoming more and more sensitive to the needs of children, a reflection of the heart of God, it provides those of us who follow Jesus with an unprecedented opportunity to disciple children in our homes, in our churches, in our communities and throughout the world. Now more than ever people are willing to invest in the cause of children through new church planting, equipping children's ministries, and child sponsorship; all of which are committed to holistic child development.


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Greg Nettle

Greg Nettle serves as the President of Stadia Global Church Planting. Stadia and Compassion International have partnered to plant 50 new churches throughout Latin America over the past four years. Greg recently concluded a 25 year ministry as Visionary Leader of the RiverTree Movement a church that grew from 100 to more than 3000 people during his tenure. RiverTree sponsors more than 2000 Compassion children and has helped more than 200 families adopt. Greg and his wife, Julie, have been married for more than 20 years; they have two children, Tabitha and Elijah. As a result of God wrecking Gre

Santiago Heriberto Mellado

Santiago Jimmy Mellado began his service with Compassion in June of 2013 and was officially installed as President & CEO in September that same year. Jimmy is responsible for leading and managing all aspects of this global organization and over 3,000 employees worldwide. <P>Jimmy has a deep love and passion for the beauty and potential of local churches fulfilling their Jesus given mandate to redeem and restore this world for His name s sake. Born in El Salvador and raised in seven different countries (including the Compassion countries of Nicaragua, Bolivia, El Salvador, Colombia and the Phil

Table Of Contents

  • :foreword: Dr. Wess Staffordchapter 1: Children At Riskchapter 2: Wrecked And Rebuiltchapter 3: Jesus Started Smallchapter 4: How Caring For Children Saves Uschapter 5: Enough Is Enoughchapter 6: The Windowchapter 7: Caring For Children In Your Homechapter 8: Caring For Children In Your Churchchapter 9: Caring For Children In Your Communitychapter 10: All The Children Of The World

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  • Catalogue Code 438130
  • Product Code 9780310521037
  • ISBN 0310521033
  • EAN 9780310521037
  • UPC 025986521035
  • Pages 192
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Church Life/issues
  • Publisher Zondervan
  • Publication Date Apr 2016
  • Sales Rank #44246
  • Dimensions 213 x 139 x 13 mm
  • Weight 0.181kg

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