Rewired: Youth Ministry in an Age of IM and MySpace

Rewired: Youth Ministry in an Age of IM and MySpace

by Peggy Kendall
     
 

Do you know where your church's teens hang out? Chances are that they're hanging out virtual style. MySpace and IM have redefined how the typical teenager spends time with friends. And these technologies have important implications for today's youth leader. In this valuable resource from communication professor Peggy Kendall, find the answers to key questions: How do… See more details below

Overview

Do you know where your church's teens hang out? Chances are that they're hanging out virtual style. MySpace and IM have redefined how the typical teenager spends time with friends. And these technologies have important implications for today's youth leader. In this valuable resource from communication professor Peggy Kendall, find the answers to key questions: How do these technologies affect relationships and communication? What are the pros and cons of using this technologies in youth ministry? What practical skills are needed to integrate these technologies in ministry? Included in the book are: A summary of current research in reader-friendly terms, Real-life insights from teens who use IM and MySpace on a regular basis, Feedback and insight from youth pastors who use IM and MySpace in their ministry, Specific tips on IM and MySpace use.

About the Author:
Peggy Kendal is associate professor of communication studies at Bethel University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817015138
Publisher:
Judson Press
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

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