Book Review: Children’s Minister Manual

Published at Youthworker Online (A part of Youthworker Journal)

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The Nelson’s Children’s Minister Manual is a concise and helpful tool for those who work with children in the church. While it is written primarily to full-time Children’s Ministry workers, it would be helpful for anyone who works with children. This practical guide covers the various areas of children’s ministry and provides helpful tools for children’s ministry. This guide is also helpful for youth workers, especially those who also work with or oversee children’s ministry. Many of the principles in this book can be applied to youth ministry. This book could also be useful to help build stronger relationships between youth and children’s ministries in the church.  This book is a helpful tool that is worth reading.

Rev. Marcus J Carlson has worked with children and youth for over 13 years and is a spiritual director. He current serves as Associate Pastor at Bethel Lutheran Church in Colorado Springs, CO. (

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