The Gospel for Moving Targets

Author: Nancy Snyder
Large-format lay-flat, 288 pages
ISBN 9781633421073

About the book

A large-format activity book that is a resource for parents and teachers to bring meaningful biblical and gospel-centered teaching to children.

These hands-on devotional lessons are designed for children who struggle to sit still, keep quiet, pay attention, follow directions, and control their emotions. These lessons are also designed to help parents and teachers who love such children aim the gospel at the hearts of moving targets.

Features and Benefits

  • Curriculum for teaching the gospel to highly active children who struggle with self-control
  • 67 lessons in 3 sections: Feelings, Transformation, Attention
  • Includes step-by-step, “how-to” lesson preparation plans
  • Creative use of hands-on learning techniques
  • May be used for school, Sunday school, VBS, family devotions, or camp
  • Includes links to downloadable resource images
  • Large-format, lay-flat, easy-to-use book

Reading Audience

  • Parents
  • Teachers
  • Small-group leaders
  • Preachers, ministers, Bible teachers

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…this is a book for all families. It is full of mature biblical wisdom and a real understanding of how Christian character is formed. Anyone who buys this book to help them love their children will find its teaching transforming them first of all. And that, of course, is exactly how God means family life to be. —Sinclair Ferguson

This book should prove useful to parents, grandparents, and anyone else working with small children. —Jerry Bridges

…written with compassion, clarity, and solid biblical teaching. Anyone who has children, teaches children, or is around children must read this book. —Rose Marie Miller

The Gospel for Moving Targets provides simple, easy-to-implement lessons for teaching social skills and character traits, and ties them into biblical concepts in surprisingly concrete ways. —Angela Watson

About the author

Nancy Snyder lives with her husband Chuck in the city of York, Pennsylvania. Nancy works at Logos Academy, an urban classical school that was founded to bring hope to families of York. After getting a degree in special education, Nancy developed many of the activities in The Gospel for Moving Targets while homeschooling their four sons, and later formalized the material while teaching at Logos. Nancy and Chuck interpret conferences and translate seminary courses for Deaf pastors. The Snyders have four sons, three daughters-in-law, and three grandsons.


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