CEF Specialized Book Ministry

This ministry is aims to assist children’s evangelists worldwide in a biblical ministry to children. We desire to help and encourage those whose goal is to evangelise children. Dr Sam Doherty BA, Ed.D, an experienced teacher and children’s worker for over 70 years, has written a large number of publications especially for children’s workers. Sam was used of God to start the ministry of CEF in his native Ireland in 1950, and after 14 years in Ireland he took on new challenges as CEF Regional Director for Europe, which he led for 29 years. His latter years have been devoted to a writing ministry.

Sam retired from Child Evangelism Fellowship in July 2007 leaving a legacy of publications that will serve generations to come. God has uniquely blessed the ministry of Sam and his wife Sadie. Almost 100 titles have been produced in English and many books have been printed in 70+ languages. Each book contains wise and clear counsel for those reaching children today, drawn on the long and wide experience that Sam has had in children’s work. The publications are in four groups:

  • Devotional Books to help the worker in their own spiritual walk.
  • Training Manuals to instruct in how best to reach the children.
  • Visualized Doctrinal Lessons to give tools for teaching Bible truths to children.
  • Biblical Principles Booklets – 8 page booklets giving help for life and service

Those involved in Biblical ministry to children are invited to download or request hard copy of the publications through this web site. The Visualized Doctrinal Lessons can also be downloaded as PowerPoint presentations. Many of these publications are also now available on ‘Amazon Kindle’. If you search for ‘Sam Doherty’ you will see a list of books available. They are at a very nominal cost. A package will be sent to you free of cost but if you can help with postage costs that will be appreciated. We reserve the right to limit the number of books sent. Please give as much information as possible on how you would use the books requested. If you live in the UK/Europe your request will be supplied from our partner ministry Revival Movement Association. All other countries are supplied from stock at the CEF International Office in USA. It can take up to 12 weeks for packages to reach certain countries. Please be sure to select the right option for delivery from either download for digital copy – or free delivery for hard copy.

An additional ministry is also available online – where you can access a series of booklets on ‘Biblical Principles for life and service’. They are available in various formats for digital devices. Click on the ‘Booklets’ tab for more information.

The CEF Specialized Book Ministry looks to God to supply the large amounts of finance needed to carry out this important work, and God has been pleased to do this through His people from many countries. Our policy is to print only when finance is available and to distribute to children’s workers free of charge or at a low cost. Many of those who receive the books desire to help further the ministry by sending a donation – see the donation page.

This ministry is governed by the ACEW Trust, a registered charity in Northern Ireland (103444), in agreement with CEF Inc. USA.

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