What do you say to an adolescent who's getting ready to enter those turbulent teenage years? Dr. James Dobson, one of America's leading family psychologists, knows how to speak directly and sincerely to today's adolescents about the topics that trouble them most. Topics include avoiding feelings of inferiority, handling peer pressure, drug abuse, puberty, sexual development, menstruation, masturbation, romantic love, overcoming discouragement, sound decision-making and handling independence.
If you listen closely enough to teenagers, you?ll hear their deep yearning to connect with God, and a powerful instinct to belong. Here in My Faith, My Life, teenagers learn all about the Christian faith they?ve been baptized into?and the Episcopal Church that offers them a spiritual home.With lively writing that's always informative and never condescending, the book gives them all the basics they need to know to understand their faith?and claim it as their own. Closely linked to the Book of Common Prayer, My Faith, My Life covers everything from scripture, church history, and sacraments, to the meaning of prayer and ministry in the lives of real teens today. This is the essential handbook for teens in the Episcopal Chur ... more
Robert McGee's bestselling book has helped millions of readers learn how to be free to enjoy Christ's love while no longer basing their self-worth on their accomplishments or the opinions of others. Now this book will change the lives of countless teens as well, in this completely rewritten student edition of "Search for Significance." With updated illustrations, practical application points, youth challenges, and journaling space, this version of the classic book is perfect for any teen or youth group.
Teens will learn to:
Experience the amazing truth that their self-worth is found not in their accomplishments or what their friends and family think of them, but in God's love for them
Not feeling very beautiful? Learn what beauty is from God's perspective.
Revolve speaker Jenna Lucado has teamed up with her dad, Max Lucado, to bring girls a fresh perspective on what they need to live a life of peace, joy, and confidence. What does God see when He looks at them? And how does a girl catch that vision?
Jenna reveals life accessories that are essential, and which single accessory is a real must-have to give teens a look they love—a look that says they are comfortable with who they are and secure and confident. What's the all-important accessory? Love from a father. But what happens when there is no loving father in sight, no daddy to tell them they are beautiful?
This book will do for youth ministry what The Purpose Driven Church is doing for pastoral ministry. The book is organized around nine foundations author Doug Fields believes are essential for a purpose driven youth ministry: the power of God, purpose statement, knowing your potential audience, defining planned values, understanding the process, sound programs, participation of leaders, involving parents, and good personnel.
Since forever altering the course of the youth ministry world with his best-selling, groundbreaking book, Purpose-Driven(R) Youth Ministry, Doug Fields' mind--but especially his heart--has been focused on the many unique needs of new youth workers. Your First Two Years in Youth Ministry--hands-down the most comprehensive companion to not only surviving, but also thriving, during the most crucial phase of youth ministry.
Employing his renowned wisdom and humor--as if you and Doug were chatting over a long, relaxing meal--the author disarmingly relates stories and principles from his own successes and failures over 20-plus years in youth ministry. In the end, he offers treasure troves of practical advice, all in the hop ... more
Boy meets Girl; Boy wonders what in the world Girl is talking about and how he will ever keep up. Girl wonders what is wrong with Boy. Enter, Waffles and Spaghetti—every teen's guide to figuring out the opposite sex and understanding and valuing our unique differences.
In a pivotal time of their development and social lives, teens are left to try and understand one another without much guidance. The purpose of this book is to help better understand themselves as well those from the "alien gender".
Guys' brains are like waffles—they keep their lives compartmentalized in boxes. Girls' brains are like spaghetti—everything in their life is connected to everything else. This book for teens includes brain developm ... more
Bestselling author Jim George adapts his popular "The Bare-Bones Bible Handbook" (over 100,000 copies sold) for teens. This fast and friendly overview of every book of the Bible will inspire teens to explore the wisdom and truth of scripture as they discover:
What is the major theme of each book of the Bible?
What are the most important lessons for everyday life in each book?
Who are the key characters, and what do they teach us?
What are the key events in each book?
This fascinating survey also includes sidebars geared to a teen's interests and life, giving them a solid foundation of knowledge about the most important book ever written. And Jim George's ability to make complex topics understand ... more