Youth Ministry in the 21st Century: Five Views

by Fernando Arzola, Brian Cosby, and others. (Chap Clark). Baker Academic, 2015.
Large youth ministry 21st century

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” model, which fosters young people’s spiritual growth through experiences of one-on-one evangelism. Following is feedback from each of the other contributors, explaining where they agree and disagree based on their own lens on youth ministry. Greg then has the opportunity to respond. The pattern is repeated four times. Readers enjoy a front row seat to a spirited and spirit-filled conversation that is aimed at strengthening their own beliefs and practices. Addressed to an evangelical audience, the book can be used for individual, peer group and leadership study.