Raising the Bar: Ministry to Youth in the New Millennium

Raising the Bar: Ministry to Youth in the New Millennium

by Alvin L. Reid
     
 

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Two-thirds of today's teens are interested in having a meaningful relationship with God, yet less than one-third of them are active in a local church. These statistics indicate that it is time to change how the church does youth ministry, and this compelling book provides an impassioned plea for the church to set higher standards for ministry to teens and their…  See more details below

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Two-thirds of today's teens are interested in having a meaningful relationship with God, yet less than one-third of them are active in a local church. These statistics indicate that it is time to change how the church does youth ministry, and this compelling book provides an impassioned plea for the church to set higher standards for ministry to teens and their families.

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Enrichment
Have you ever wondered how a powerful worship experience can complement powerful biblical preaching without overwhelming it? Are you ready to evaluate today's youth ministry? Raising the Bar scrutinizes both the successes and failures of student ministry.
— Steven Pullis
churchgrowth.org
Reid gives an impassioned plea for the church to set a higher standards and reinvent the fundamental ways we have ministered to teens and their families. Endorsed by Jay Strack of StudentLeadership.net
Church Libraries
This book is for any youth worker who is discontented with the way the church is treating its teens. If churches have a desire to radically change the way their youth groups are run, then reading this book will point them in the right direction. It focuses on creative ways to study Scripture, new ways to do community and church service, and contemporary ways to enjoy fellowship. Teens are ready; it is up to the church to raise the bar.
— R.K.
www.churchgrowth.org
Reid gives an impassioned plea for the church to set a higher standards and reinvent the fundamental ways we have ministered to teens and their families. Endorsed by Jay Strack of StudentLeadership.net
Enrichment - Steven Pullis
Have you ever wondered how a powerful worship experience can complement powerful biblical preaching without overwhelming it? Are you ready to evaluate today's youth ministry? Raising the Bar scrutinizes both the successes and failures of student ministry.
Church Libraries - R.K.
"This book is for any youth worker who is discontented with the way the church is treating its teens. If churches have a desire to radically change the way their youth groups are run, then reading this book will point them in the right direction. It focuses on creative ways to study Scripture, new ways to do community and church service, and contemporary ways to enjoy fellowship. Teens are ready; it is up to the church to raise the bar."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780825436321
Publisher:
Kregel Publications
Publication date:
02/29/2000
Pages:
207
Product dimensions:
5.58(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.48(d)

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Meet the Author

Alvin L. Reid (Ph.D., M.Div., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is professor of evangelism, the Bailey Smith Chair of Evangelism, and Associate Dean for Proclamation Studies at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the author of seven books, including Radically Unchurched, Raising the Bar, Introduction to Evangelism, and Evangelism for a Changing World.

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