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Number of Pages: 64
Vendor: Zondervan/Youth Specialties
Publication Date: 1997
Dimensions: 8 X 5.31 (inches)
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To Be a Junior High Youth Worker . . . takes a distinct kind of adult, just as junior highers are a distinct kind of people. Betwixt and between though they may be, early adolescents are as capable of a genuine spiritual understanding and growth as high schoolers. Its just that junior highers absorb Bible teaching and demonstrate their spiritualitywell, differently. Help! Im a Junior High Youth Worker! is your primer for understanding young teenagers, then teaching them with a mind-set and with methods that fit them. First Things First. Three axioms that define your territory as a junior high youth worker. So Just What Is a Junior Higher, Anyway? The essence of early adolescence: the need for appropriate rules . . . the dilemma of throwing sixth graders and eighth graders together in the same program . . . small is good. Developmentally Speaking. Changes junior highers enjoy and endure cognitively, emotionally, socially, spiritually . . . their changing relationships with parents . . . individuation and hair under their arms. Time to Teach! Your required dose of pedagogy: the case for fun learning . . . ten top teaching topics for middle school ministry . . . how simulations, role plays, and storytelling can be your best teaching methods for early adolescents. Faith Outside the Youth Room. Spiritual discipleship for middle schoolers: they dont have to be high schoolers to begin forming habits of prayers, service, and outreach. Help! Im a Junior High Youth Worker! is help at hand surviving and thriving in ministry to early adolescents.
Mark Oestreicher (Marko) is a veteran youth worker and former president of Youth Specialties. The author of dozens of books, including Youth Ministry 3.0 and Middle School Ministry, Marko is a sought after speaker, writer and consultant. Marko leads The Youth Cartel, providing a variety of resources, coaching and consultation to youth workers, churches and ministries. Marko lives in San Diego with his wife Jeannie and two teenage children, Liesl and Max. www.whyismarko.com.
Joyce Van Osdel5 Stars Out Of 5June 4, 2010Joyce Van OsdelWonderful book it is helping me alot with junior high kids. i recommend this book to all junior leaders and workers. God Bless
Diane Gregg1 Stars Out Of 5September 1, 2009Diane GreggIt was okay but not really helpful in the areas I needed help. It was like just a chip of the ice berg. There are so many issues troubling our young people today and I expected more help dealing with those.
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