In an age where teenagers are deeply engaged in in virtual communities and social networks, they still feel alone and isolated. It may all sound too simple, but the truth is that you have the opportunity to make a profound impact on the lives of students with the simple act of spending time with them, one-on-one. Whether you're a volunteer or the lead youth pastor, getting some students to open up and share their lives can be a challenge. In this practical book you'll learn the importance of connecting with students on an individual basis and get helpful ideas on how to engage a variety of students in meaningful dialogue. You'll explore and learn more about connecting with six specific types of youth.
ISBN-13: 9780310599876 UPC: 025986599874 Availability: In Stock
With all their social networks and virtual communities, youd think your students are well connected. But theyre still feeling alone and isolated. Whether youre a volunteer youth worker or the lead youth pastor, getting some students to open up and share their lives can be a challenge. Here youll get the practical tools needed to help you engage students in meaningful, one-on-one dialogue to impact their lives beyond the youth room and into adulthood.
Jonathan McKee, president of The Source for Youth Ministry, is the author of numerous books including Ministry By Teenagers, Connect, and the award winning book Do They Run When They See You Coming? Jonathan speaks and trains at conferences, churches and school assemblies, all while providing free resources for youth workers on his website, www.TheSource4YM.com.