Are your teens confused about who they are or where they're headed? Help them understand Jesus' plan and purpose for their lives as they uncover their God-given strengths! This interactive guide features exercises to help young people recognize their unique spiritual gifts, hearts, abilities, personalities, and experiences and how they can benefit God's kingdom.
ISBN-13: 9780310569251 UPC: 025986569259 Availability: In Stock Series:invert
Are you confused about who you are or where youre headed? Does your life seem cluttered and chaotic? Do you wish you understood Gods plan and purpose for your life? Do you want to uncover your God-given strengths? If you said yes to any of these questions, youve come to the right book. The first step is to know who you are. Remember, youre a child of God---created by him with your own unique heart, abilities, personality, and spiritual gifts. God brought all those elements together in you so that you could serve him and the world in your own unique way. Inside the pages of this book, youll discover the place where your God-given passions and strengths intersect, and youll find the way youre designed to serve. With interactive exercises and questions for you to answer, youll learn more about your: * Spiritual Gifts * Heart * Abilities * Personality * Experiences Understanding each of these areas of your life, youll begin to see who you are and how youre designed to serve. Youll stop serving because thats what youre supposed to do, and start serving from the depths of your heart and soul because its what you were created to do.
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 and amp; Azusa Pacific University (HomeWords Center for Youth/Family). More information about Doug is available at www.dougfields.com.
Erik Rees is the Chief Encouragement Officer of the Jessie Rees Foundation. He is also the pastor of Life Mission at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, where he has worked alongside Rick Warren since 1997. Prior to Saddleback, Erik worked in the training and development field for many years, helping companies and senior leaders develop effective ways to reach their goals. He is the author of S.H.A.P.E.: Finding and Fulfilling Your Unique Purpose For Life and of Only You Can Be You. Erik is also a certified life coach through the Tom Patterson Life Planning Institute, and trains other coaches. He and his wife, Stacey, live in Orange County, CA, with their children Shaya and JT, and their three dogs.