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Thumb sustainable youth ministry

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Mark DeVries, founder of Youth Ministry Architects, gives congregations struggling with youth ministry new hope and careful direction. He begins with a statement of the problem often found in youth...

Thumb group childrens ministry

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Teachers and ministry leaders will find free tips, tools and articles on a variety of topics, including leadership, volunteers, and administration. Children’s Ministry magazine’s e-version can be...

Thumb ministry architects

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Youth ministry with staying power has a clearly defined mission and vision, and it engages the whole congregation - including parents - in key relational and leadership roles. This group assists...

Thumb youth ministry 21st century

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Five youth ministry practitioners describe their unique perspectives and critique one another’s in this thought-provoking volume. For example, Greg Stier discusses his “Gospel Advancing Ministry”...

Thumb multidimensional ministry

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“If churches, leaders, and practitioners are not fully informed about the forces confronting black families, they will feel ill equipped to minister in meaningful and transformative ways.” With...

Thumb disaster ministry handbook

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Yes, a disaster can disrupt civil life in your community. And, yes, your congregation is positioned to serve those most vulnerable to harm during and after that disaster. The authors answer the...

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 pure ministries

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PURE Ministries (Perfectly created by a loving sovereign God; Unique in his or her own gifts, blessings, talents, desires, and contributions; Receptive and responsive to communication, touch and...

Thumb formational childrens ministry

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It is time for a new model of how the church equips children through faith formation. Ivy Beckwith presents an organic and comprehensive model for doing that. In this short book, she argues that...

Thumb rest ministries inc

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This website serves as clearinghouse giving information and support to chronically ill persons through an on-line community, daily devotionals, and articles on a variety of topics, such as What...

Thumb health ministry resources

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The mission of this organization, based at the intersection of Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky, is to “promote whole-person health through faith groups in the communities they serve.” Resource lists...

Thumb mental health ministries

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Mental Health Ministries is dedicated to providing resources that help faith communities become more caring and supportive of people and families living with mental illness. The DVD Caring...

Thumb journal family community ministries

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The Journal of Family and Community Ministries (JFCM) is an online journal jointly sponsored by Baylor University School of Social Work and the George W. Truett Theological Seminary. Its sponsors...

Thumb stephenministries

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Stephen Ministries is dedicated to providing resources and training for congregations to establish a ministry of care for those in the midst of crisis, grief, and other challenging life...

Thumb adoptive youth ministry

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Meaningful youth ministry that transforms lives in today’s world requires constant assessment and ability to make adjustments that meet real-time challenges. The adoptive approach advocates that...

Thumb lifeway

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Read and download free articles from the congregational resource center of the Southern Baptist Convention. With more than 200 entries to choose from, ministry leaders are likely to find...

Thumb community ministry resources

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Many congregations are big on community ministries for others. Increasingly, however, leaders are learning that long-term effectiveness comes from mutual ministry - community ministry where...

Thumb childrens ministry

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“Children’s ministry isn’t about building fun, entertaining programs for children so parents will be able to attend church without being interrupted.” Rather, veteran children’s ministers, Ivy...

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Beginning with a discussion of the growth of the prison population in the United States, this article addresses the reasons for congregations to become involved with outreach to prisoners, from a...

Thumb it worked for us

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Long-time children’s ministry practitioner and educator, Judy Comstock, weaves into one volume the wisdom and practical suggestions of dozens of experienced children’s ministry workers. Two to...

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