That's because the ideas in this book--hundreds of them--come from people like you: people in the thick of youth ministry. These are best-ever ideas from the pages of "Group Magazine's"Try This One section. They've been tried... tweaked... and tried again. That means you can slide them into your program without risk--and without tons of preparation.
Here are practical ideas for: Bible studiesCrowdbreakersDiscussion startersGroup buildersGamesFundraisersOutreach programs
BONUS: Helpful hints from youth workers about all sorts of stuff that doesn't fit in any particular category-but is too cool to leave out!
Are you signed up to serve at a Christian camp this summer? Whether you are veteran staffer or have never been to camp before, this book is for you! Get your heart ready for the spiritual challenge of camp leadership. Consider why you are going to camp, and what will be expected of you. Learn what makes kids tick, and ways of developing healthy relationships. Prepare to lead effective Bible discussions. Gain skills in managing issues and problems. Become confident in sharing your faith in Jesus.
Compiled by youth leader Jay Strack, this book is a contemporary resource solidly based in Scripture that parents and youth leaders can use to answer the tough questions teens have about life.
Today's teens are coming of age in a broken, fallen world. The rise of technology has brought new problems that previous generations have never faced--problems that parents may have a hard time helping their teen through.
Compiled by trusted youth leader Dr. Jay Strack, this book contains essays written by forty youth leaders and ministers across the nation on eighty topics that kids in their youth groups asked for guidance on. Each entry is solidly based in Scripture and answers questions that teens have on a variety of topics, such as: toxic relationships, cyber bullying, failure, depression, media influence, human trafficking, and more.
A free 11-week facilitator's guide is available online, making this an easy-to-use resource for youth leaders.
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