Use Your Short Time to Make a Big Impact
As a youth worker, you have the unique opportunity to walk alongside students in their critical life experiences. The adolescent years are some of the most formative in a person s life, and many threats lurk around them. Skillful youth ministers can make a big impact in claiming a teen for Christ and setting them on a path towards growth.
Inside are critical elements the essentials to effectively enable you to influence students for the kingdom. A handbook for leading, nurturing, and reaching teens, "Youth Ministry Essentials "covers subjects like:
- Leadership development
- Parental involvement
- Understanding teens and culture
- Spiritual formation
- Bible-centered teaching
- Outreach programming
Effective youth workers know students, know culture, and know ministry. They must respond to changing times, but they must first have a firm handle on the essentials. Learn from two veteran youth pastors turned college professors about how to better lead, nurture, and reach students for Christ."