This helpful book provides the link between theories about learning in human development and the tasks of pastors or Christian educators. The author shows how paying attention to people can be the source of knowledge about the congrega tion and the basis for ministry, education, and Christian nurture. In section one, he focuses on attending to people, the nature of faith, the process of learning, and the move ment of human development. In the second section he il lustrates how the issues he has outlined apply in different ways to children, adolescents, and adults. Daniel O. Aleshire is Professor of Psychology and Christian Education, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of UNDERSTANDING TODAY'S YOUTH.