Catechizing our children (book review)


CATECHIZING OUR CHILDREN:Catechizing our children
The whys and hows of teaching the Shorter
Catechism today
By Terry L Johnson
Banner of Truth. 87 pages. £6.05
ISBN 978 1 848 713 000

As a parent, director of children’s ministry in our local church, publisher and trainer in children’s ministry, I picked up this book with great eagerness.

One family in our church has also recently started using a similar catechism with their children and I have seen the benefits of their efforts spilling over on Sunday mornings. Every so often there is an eruption of profound theological truth from these children and it’s simply heart-warming.

Although I am not new to the Westminster Shorter Catechism, I did find the concise and well-ordered history to be a good refresher. It would certainly also make for an excellent… (to read more click here)

This article was first published in the November 2014 issue of Evangelicals Now. For more news, artciles or reviews, visit our website or subscribe to en for regular updates.