Will your middle-schoolers' peers help spur them on---or trip them up? Teach your teen students how to make great friends and be one! Exploring what God's Word says about friendships, Johnston and Oestreicher offer helpful advice on choosing close companions, dealing with conflict, and smoothing the bumpy road through adolescence with trustworthy fellow travelers. 144 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 144 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2007 Dimensions: 8 X 5.31 (inches)
Don't worry, My Friends, from the Middle School Survival Series, will give you all the tips and secrets you need to make the most of your friendships. In the pages of this book, you'll find helpful friendship tips like: * what you can learn about friendships from the Bible * ways to be a good friend * how to deal with conflict and other tough stuff * how to make friends, and more From piles of homework to understanding the variety of 'interesting' people working at your school to dealing with the new challenges of changing for gym class in front of everyone, it's normal to feel a little overwhelmed. That's why in My School, from the Middle School Survival Series, we will tackle the things that weigh heavily on middle school students just like you. This book will address important middle school issues like: * Dealing with bullies, jocks, nerds, and every other category of student you encounter * Revealing the truth behind the urban legends of middle school * Pop quizzes, tardiness, and other survival tips
Kurt Johnston is junior high pastor in Southern California. He's served in middle school ministry since 1988 - longer than most of you have been alive! Kurt was once a middle school student, and when he was in 8th grade he was beaten up by a 7th grader. Kurt and his family live in Orange County where he spends his free time surfing and still avoiding 7th-grade bullies.
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. SPANISH BIO: Mark Oestreicher con una vasta experiencia ministrando a jovenes, ha sido pastor en diversas iglesias y ha escrito mas de 20 libros para lideres y adolescentes. Hoy lidera Especialidades Juveniles en Estados Unidos y es considerado una autoridad en discipulado juvenil.
'[This series is] great for students who are nervous about the challenges of middle school in general....Middle school students will enjoy reading these texts.' -- YouthWorker Journal