Comfort in the Darkness Helping Children Draw Close to God Through Biblical Stories of Night-Time and Sleep by Mrs Rachel Turner


Comfort in the Darkness Helping Children Draw Close to God Through Biblical Stories of Night-Time and Sleep by Mrs Rachel Turner

Night-themed Bible stories for families to share together Sleep, dreams and the night can be mysterious and sometimes troubling. Children can be afraid of the dark, have nightmares and night terrors, sleepwalk, or have insomnia. How do we address their concerns and fears and help them to draw close to God at night? This collection of Bible story retellings exploring God's character and promises will enable parents to help children grow in peace, confidence and understanding of who God is. Includes: - Bible story retellings, each including a prayer, direct Bible quotations, and one or two questions to discuss as wished - Guidance for parents, including tips on how to encourage children's connection to God at night, and how to troubleshoot specific spiritual and emotional issues that arise around sleep, night and dreams

About the Author

Rachel Turner is currently the Family Life Pastor at St Paul's Church, Hammersmith. She has been a full-time children's worker in churches around the UK and the National Children's Work Coordinator for New Wine, and continues to consult, speak at conferences and run training days for parents, children and youth workers around the UK and Europe. Her work has brought her into contact with thousands of children and families through mainstream New Wine summer events, parish weekends, schools, and daily encounters in her own church. She is the author of Parenting Children for a Life of Faith (BRF, 2010), Parenting Children for a Life of Purpose (BRF, 2014) and Parenting Children for a Life of Confidence (BRF, 2015).

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144 pages
Interest Age: From 4


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Publication date

23rd September 2016



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