This volume offers another two dozen tales from the Old Testaments that bring the biblical accounts to life, with distinctive, contemporary twists! This resource is full of flexible skits that youth workers, Sunday school teachers, camp counselors, and retreat directors can use asdiscussion starters, icebreakers, or talk intros. They are natural fits for Bible study programming, all-nighters, mission trips, camps, parent meetings, and many other events.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 112 Vendor: Zondervan/Youth Specialties Publication Date: 2001 Dimensions: 11.00 X 8.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0310233003 ISBN-13: 9780310233008 UPC: 025986233006 Availability: In Stock
The lights are dim. The crowd is hushed. And a dozen teens start laughing hysterically, piling into a human 'boat' that helps set up the mind-blowing miracle of Jesus walking on the stormy Sea of Galilee. Maybe you're after a booster shot for midweek youth group meetings that feel 'same old, same old.' Or you've just been asked (last minute, of course) to run the service at the shelter during your mission trip, and you need a jolt of energy that'll draw kids into your lesson. Whatever your creative need, Spontaneous Melodramas 2 will fill the bill. Continuing where its predecessor--Spontaneous Melodramas--left off, this volume offers another two dozen tales from the Old and New Testaments that bring the biblical accounts to life . . . with distinctive, contemporary twists! Although these no-rehearsal skits will leave your students in stitches, the humor never buries the message of Scripture. So you can be confident when bringing your kids--whether or not they're familiar with the Bible--into sketches like: The Sumptuous Spare Rib (Adam and Eve) Touched by an Angel (Jacob's wrestling match) Love on a Threshing Floor (Ruth and Boaz) The Wizard of Eyes (Jesus heals the blind man) The Great Pool Party (Healing at the pool) Dead Man Walking (Jesus raises Lazarus) Spontaneous Melodramas 2 is full of flexible skits that youth workers, Sunday school teachers, camp counselors, and retreat directors can use for discussion starters, icebreakers, or talk intros. And they're natural fits for Bible study programming, all-nighters, mission trips, camps, retreats, parent meetings, and many other events. More than a year's worth of slapstick, pratfalls, and fun, Spontaneous Melodramas 2 will make the Bible--and its unforgettable characters and adventures--extra memorable for your students.
Doug Fields has been a leader in youth ministry for over 30 years. In addition to being a youth pastor at two churches for 11 and 20 years, Doug is the founder of Simply Youth Ministry, the co-founder of Downloadyouthministry.com, the author of more than 50 books, and is currently working with Youth Specialties andamp; Azusa Pacific University (HomeWord's Center for Youth/Family). More information about Doug is available at www.dougfields.com. SPANISH BIO: Doug Fields estuvo involucrado en el ministerio juvenil por mas de 2 decadas, y es autor de unos 30 libros --incluidos 'Ministerio juvenil con proposito' y 'Tus primeros dos anos en el ministerio juvenil'. Es egresado del Seminario Teologico Fuller, en el que obtuvo una maestria en divinidades. Asimismo, fue pastor de jovenes en la iglesia Saddleback y es orador frecuente en eventos de Especialidades Juveniles.
With 15 years of youth ministry experience, Laurie Polich serves as pastor of small groups and discipleship at Ocean Hills Covenant Church, in Santa Barbara. She's the author of several books including Help! I'm a Small-Group Leader training curriculum and book, Studies on the Go: John, and Small Group Qs, and she speaks frequently to students and youth workers across the country. SPANISH BIO: Laurie Polich es miembro del equipo de entrenamiento de Especialidades Juveniles . Cuando no esta dando clases sobre el ministerio con adolescentes en la Azusa Pacific University, habla en campamentos, conferencias y convenciones tanto para lideres juveniles como para jovenes por todo Estados Unidos. Laurie es Tambien autora de Ayudenme! iSoy lider de celulas!
Duffy Robbins is Professor of youth ministry at Eastern University in St. Davids, Pennsylvania. A thirty-five year veteran of youth ministry, he's the bestselling author and coauthor of Enjoy the Silence, Speaking to Teenagers, Youth Ministry Nuts and Bolts and many more. Duffy speaks around the world to teenagers and people who care about teenagers. SPANISH BIO: Duffy Robbins es Profesor de Ministerio a los Jovenes en la Eastern University de St. Davids, Pennsylvania. Veterano de treinta y cinco anos de ministerio con jovenes, es autor laureado y coautor de Enjoy the Silence, Speaking to Teenagers, Money Makers, Youth Ministry Nuts and Bolts, Ideas para provocar Momentos Inolvidables y muchos mas. Duffy les da conferencias en el mundo entero a los adolescentes y a las personas que se preocupan por ellos.