Author: Edward M. Fashbaugh
Creating an Authentic Youth Ministry offers six principles for youth ministry that will ensure the vitality and stability of a long-term, soul-impacting ministry to and with teenagers.
1: Healthy youth ministry flows from an intentional ministry of faith formation to and with adults.
2: Healthy youth ministry understands positive expressions of teen empowerment.
3: Healthy youth ministry understands the difference between youth activity and youth ministry .
4: Healthy youth ministry...
Author: Robert Schnase
People are searching for a church shaped and sustainted by Radical Hospitality, Passionate Worship, Internal Faith Development,Risk-taking Mission and Service, and Extravagent Generosity. These fundamental practices are critical to the sucess of congregations. Their presence and strength demonstrate congregational health, vitality, and fruitfulness. By repeating and improving these practices, churches fulfill their mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the work.
Author: Carol Cartmill
Leadership Essentials offers practical skills, worksheets, and practice excercises in areas such as recuting and motivating volunteers, setting a vision for a team, planning effective meetings, managing time, setting goals, mentoring, leading through change, and conflict management.
Author: Christian A. Schwarz
The 3 Colors of Ministry presents a holistic approach to identifying and developing your spiritual gifts. It is based on the three deimensions of God's nature, for which the author has chosen the colors green, red, and blue. In addition to emphasizing the critical importance of using your gifts in an authentically trinitarian way, this books shows you where you need to focus your energies in order to bring this kind of balance to your Christian service. The natural result will be increased...
Author: Dennis E. Smith & Micheal E. Williams
Jesus was a master storyteller, and his chosen form of story wa the parable. Like rabbis of his day and ours, if you ask him a question, his likely response was a story. Jesus spoke not only to first- century people and concerns but also to new generations and situations.