Connect: Real Relationships in a World of Isolation

Connect: Real Relationships in a World of Isolation

by Jonathan McKee


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780310287773
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication date: 12/04/2009
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Jonathan McKee, president of The Source for Youth Ministry, is the author of numerous books including Ministry By Teenagers, Connect, and the award winning book Do They Run When They See You Coming? Jonathan speaks and trains at conferences, churches and school assemblies, all while providing free resources for youth workers on his website,

Table of Contents

Section 1 Connecting Through Real Relationships

Chapter 1 The impact of One-on-One 12

Chapter 2 Priority One in Youth Ministry 22

Chapter 3 The One-on-One Intentions Debate 34

Chapter 4 Connecting with Six Types of Students One-on-One 46

Section 2 Connecting With Outreach Students

Chapter 5 One-on-One with the No-Way Kid 64

Chapter 6 One-on-One with the Not-Interested Kid 84

Chapter 7 One-on-One with the Checking-Things-Out Kid 98

Chapter 8 What Connecting with Outreach Students Looks Like 110

Section 3 Connecting With Discipleship Students

Chapter 9 One-on-One with the Stagnant Kid 126

Chapter 10 One-on-One with the Growing Kid 144

Chapter 11 One-on-One with the Looking-for-Ministry Kid 160

Chapter 12 What Connecting with Discipleship Students Looks Like 172

Section 4 Connecting As A Way Of Life And Ministry

Chapter 13 One-on-One Precautions and Boundaries 178

Chapter 14 Instilling the Value of One-on-One in Your Ministry


Appendix A Sample Study: Jesus' Encounters with People 217

Appendix B The six-Types-of Students Chart 221

Appendix C Questions That Help Break the Ice 222

Appendix D React Cards 225

Appendix E Volunteer Expectations 226

Endnotes 228

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