- A supplement to the Godly Play classroom, to be used by storytellers and children during response time and/or by parents at home - Full-color throughout, with original paintings based on the materials used in the Godly Play classroom - Expands on the effectiveness and success of the Godly Play method of faith formation Parable of the Good Shepherd is a visual retelling of the biblical lesson as taken from The Complete Guide to Godly Play and told with revised text and original art. The book recreates the experience of hearing this core and possibly best-loved, best-known Bible story as a supplement to Godly Play or as a stand-alone bedside reader. For Christian educators, Christian schools, vacation Bible schools, parents, grandparents, godparents-anyone who desires to engage in sharing faith and biblical stories in any setting, especially all those in the Godly Play community: trainers, storytellers, teachers, parents, and children.
JEROME W. BERRYMAN is the founder of Godly Play and has a wide experience working with children ages 2-18. Priest, writer, lecturer, and workshop leader, Berryman is Senior Fellow of the Center for the Theology of Childhood. He is the author of The Complete Guide to Godly Play, Teaching Godly Play, Children and the Theologians, The Spiritual Guidance of Children, and Stories of God at Home.