Reaching a Generation for Christ: A Comprehensive Guide to Youth Ministry

Reaching a Generation for Christ: A Comprehensive Guide to Youth Ministry

by Dunn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0802493483

ISBN-13: 9780802493484

Pub. Date: 03/28/1997

Publisher: Moody Publishers


Things have changed. The Truth has not. The 1950's are gone forever. The days of the Sunday school attendance award and the much-loved Sunday school picnic have faded into oblivion. Yet some youth ministries still operate as if today's kids are living in a vacuum, unaffected by the changing morals of today's society. How can we reach these kids with the truth of…  See more details below

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Things have changed. The Truth has not. The 1950's are gone forever. The days of the Sunday school attendance award and the much-loved Sunday school picnic have faded into oblivion. Yet some youth ministries still operate as if today's kids are living in a vacuum, unaffected by the changing morals of today's society. How can we reach these kids with the truth of the gospel?

More than fifty of America's youth experts give advice and encouragement to those who long to see this generation know the love of Christ. They help readers think through their philosophies of youth ministry, break down barriers that impede progress, and maximize their own gifts and the gifts of those who work with them. They answer tough questions such as: How can leaders build a relational youth ministry? How can we find and support volunteers? What are the issues women face in youth ministry? How do we minister in ethnic communities? How should we respond to popular culture? How can we help hurting adolescents? You can have a vibrant youth ministry even in these uncertain times. You can reach this generation for Christ.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802493484
Publisher:
Moody Publishers
Publication date:
03/28/1997
Pages:
704
Sales rank:
1,277,000
Product dimensions:
6.23(w) x 9.31(h) x 1.63(d)

Table of Contents


PART 1. FRAMEWORK FOR YOUTH MINISTRY

1. Putting Youth Ministry into Perspective - Richard R. Dunn

2. A Theological Framework for Doing Youth Ministry - Richard R. Dunn

3. A Developmental Framework for Doing Youth Ministry - Steve Patty

4. A Sociological Framework for Doing Youth Ministry - Dave Rahn

5. A Historical Framework for Doing Youth Ministry - Mark H. Senter III

PART 2. STRUCTURES FOR YOUTH MINISTRY

6. Axioms of Youth Ministry: The Context - Mark H. Senter III

7. Axioms of Youth Ministry: The Dynamics - Mark H. Senter III

8. Basic Models of Youth Ministry - Mark H. Senter III

9. Emerging Models of Youth Ministry - Mark H. Senter III

PART 3. CONTEXTS FOR YOUTH MINISTRY

10. How Can leaders Build a Relational Youth Ministry? - David Veerman

11. What Is the Status of Professional Youth Ministry? - Mark A. Lamport

12. How Can We Find and Support Volunteers? - Barry St. Clair

13. What Are the Issues Women Face in Youth Ministry? - Diane Elliot

PART 4. SKILLS FOR YOUTH MINISTRY

14. How Can We Be Change Agents in Youth Ministry? - Mark W. Cannister

15. Outreach: How Can We Renew Traditional Church Youth Ministries? - Chuck Rosemeyer

16. Outreach: How Do We Reach Irreligious Students? - Bo Boshers

17. How Should We Teach Biblical Truth? - Ronald T. Habermas

18. How Do We Minister to Youth in Ethnic Communities? - Ron Powell, Marta Elena Alvarado, Wayne Mitchell, and Richard R. Dunn

19. How Do You Communicate to Groups of Youth? - Dan Webster

PART 5. CHALLENGES IN YOUTH MINISTRY

20. How Should We Respond to Popular Culture? - Quentin Schultze

21. How Should We Use Music in Youth Ministry? - David S. Hart

22. What Is Youth Ministry's Relationship to the Family? - Mark De Vries

23. How Can We Help Hurting Adolescents? - Les Parrott III

24. How Can Small Churches Have Healthy Youth Ministries? - Pamela Campbell

PART 6. RESOURCES FOR YOUTH MINISTRY

25. Where Can We Turn for Help in Youth Ministry? - Paul Fleischmann

26. Church/Parachurch: How Can They Work Together in Youth Ministry? - Mark Moring

27. How Should We Use Retreat Ministries? - Chap R. Clark

28. How Can Physical Activity and Sports Be Used inYouth Ministries? - Timothy Voss

29. How Can Mission Outreaches Be Effective inYouth Ministry? - Paul Borthwick

30. How Can Mentors Be Used in Youth Ministry? - Lavon J. Welty

31. How Can We Make Small Groups Effective in Youth Ministry? - Jana L. Sundene

PART 7. THE FUTURE IN YOUTH MINISTRY

32. Looking Ahead to the Next Millennium - Richard R. Dunn, Mark H. Senter III

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