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The Millennial Generation is challenging congregational life in virtually all its aspects. This is true for Black congregations which must also deal with Hip Hop culture. Pastor Benjamin Stephens...

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This concise explanation of parish nursing describes the purpose, roles, and place within the life and ministry of a faith community in a clear and helpful way. The author gives both a historical...

Thumb what is health ministry

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This is a clear and helpful explanation of what health ministry is, why faith communities need to be engaged in health ministry, the value of health ministry to people in faith communities, and how...

Thumb navigating medical maze

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The author of this highly readable e-book guides readers through issues impacting our medical choices, using viewpoints of both doctors and patients. Areas included are: strengths and weaknesses of...

Thumb the parish nurse

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Care for the whole person- body, mind, and spirit - is part of the church’s mission. This classic book is written for congregations and individuals who want to provide a wholistic health ministry...

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Marcel Proust said, “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes” -and that’s what this book provides congregational leaders. Through integrating the...

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Pastors and lay leaders know that hiring, supervising, and evaluating staff are among the most challenging - and often most poorly handled - tasks facing congregations. Clergy leaders of...

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Topics and trends in youth ministry from Holy Week devotional videos to a discussion on dangerous phone apps, leaders will find content that is informative, inspirational or practical - or all...

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Even before they hit Junior High, Christian young people are on a trajectory to leave congregational life. What’s a congregation to do? This interview with the author of a ground breaking study and...

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Given the prevailing challenges that youth and the congregations who love them face on a daily basis, how can congregations help their young people not only survive, but thrive? Centered in Hope ...

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Poverty, crime, parental abandonment and drug abuse were the realities of Romal Tune’s childhood, but so was the stalwart and loving presence of his grandmother, who anchored his life when nothing...

Thumb relationships unfiltered

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Relational youth ministry at its most authentic is not a means of influencing young people. It is a caring presence in their lives. Youth ministry expert and parent, Andrew Root, calls this...

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Developmental assets are those qualities or circumstances that help young people “grow up healthy, caring, and principled.” This inviting collection of 166 activities for middle and high school...

Thumb mission trips that matter

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The potential impact of short term mission trips on the faith of a young person is hard to overestimate. Mission Trips seeks to optimize that impact, helping participants connect their travel...

Thumb playbook for christian manhood

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The game of football provides the conceptual framework for this practical guide to growing up, written by a veteran minister with a passion for today’s youth. With the authority of an experienced...

Thumb youth ministry whats gone wrong

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Effective and lasting youth ministries are characterized by a number of things: They partner with parents as the primary faith incubators of their children. They rely on leadership teams rather...

Thumb the jguys guide

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“Get yourself a teacher, find yourself a friend, and judge everyone favorably.” With these words from the Pirkei Avot and a promise never to preach or offer easy answers, The JGuy’s Guide launches...

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Every young person has leadership potential, says youth ministry expert Doug Franklin. What they need in order to develop it is an understanding of their own unique skills and traits. This...

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What are the marks of effective congregational ministries that establish faith as a vital factor in the lives of young people? A national congregational study entitled Exemplary Youth Ministry...

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Confirmation is reimagined in this curriculum from Rich Melheim’s {{Faith5 organization | http://www.faith5.org}}. The material’s relational/experiential format, based on up-to-date understandings...

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