Hear My Story: Understanding the Cries of Troubled Youth

Hear My Story: Understanding the Cries of Troubled Youth

by Dean Borgman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801045681

ISBN-13: 9780801045684

Pub. Date: 03/01/2003

Publisher: Baker Publishing Group

This book is for anyone who works with youth--pastors, teachers, volunteers, and parents. Dean Borgman paints a vivid picture of life for those teens who are confronted by insecurity, violence, and substance abuse. By telling their stories, Borgman helps youth workers and parents understand the world of these teens, because it is in sharing our stories with each other…  See more details below

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This book is for anyone who works with youth--pastors, teachers, volunteers, and parents. Dean Borgman paints a vivid picture of life for those teens who are confronted by insecurity, violence, and substance abuse. By telling their stories, Borgman helps youth workers and parents understand the world of these teens, because it is in sharing our stories with each other that we build relationships that can become the foundation for healing. Borgman cautions this is no easy task and offers no simple solutions, but he shows there is hope.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801045684
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
803,449
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Pt. 1Context and Scope of Trouble
1The Postmodern Challenge...and Stories3
2Scope and Cost of Response18
3Facing Troubled People with Jesus34
Pt. 2Growing Up Healthy and Unhealthy
4Growth and Socialization57
5Fostering Healthy Development76
6Hearing and Responding to Stories97
7Theology of Suffering113
Pt. 3The Problem of Violence
8Children and Trauma141
9Suburban Shootings164
10More Insights into Youthful Violence184
11Urban Violence205
12Children Who Are Killers229
13Suicide: Violence Turned Within242
14Theology of Violence266
Pt. 4Addictions, Healing, and Reconciliation
15Smoking, Drinking and Drugs305
16Sexual Issues329
17Theology of Personal Healing and Reconciliation365
18Theology of Corporate Healing and Reconciliation387
A Personal Conclusion410
Index417

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