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B&H Kids / 2012 / ePub

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Courageous Teens is a student-focused presentation of Courageous Living by Michael Catt, executive producer of the hit film Courageous. Teen readers will be inspired to resolve to live for God as they learn more about Abraham, Moses, Nehemiah, Ruth, Daniel, and many more. Arranged into four categories: Courageous Faith, Courageous Leadership, Courageous Priorities, and Courageous Influence, this book is excellent for individual or small group use with discussion questions included at the end of each chapter.

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Format: DRM Free ePub
Vendor: B&H Kids
Publication Date: 2012
ISBN: 9781433679070
ISBN-13: 9781433679070
Availability: In Stock

Publisher's Description

Courageous Teens is a student-focused presentation of Courageous Living by Michael Catt, senior pastor of Sherwood Baptist Church and executive producer of the hit film Courageous.

Catt brings fresh insight to "stories of people in the Bible who displayed great courage when it would have been easier to play it safe . . . (who) challenge me to keep moving forward. They demand that I examine my priorities and deal with anything that brings fear to my heart."

Teen readers will be inspired to resolve to live for God as they learn more about Abraham, Moses, Nehemiah, Ruth, Daniel, and many more.
Best-selling youth market author Amy Parker arranges the heart-stirring material into four categories: Courageous Faith, Courageous Leadership, Courageous Priorities, and Courageous Influence. Discussion questions are also included at the end of each chapter.

Author Bio

Michael Catt has served as senior pastor of Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, Georgia, since 1989 and is executive producer of the popular films Flywheel, Facing the Giants, Fireproof, and Courageous that originated from the congregation. He also authored Fireproof Your Life and founded the ReFRESH revival conference. Michael and his wife, Terri, have two children.

Amy Parker has written more than twenty books for children, teens, and adults including the best-selling A Night Night Prayer and three Mom’s Choice Awards winners. Amy and her husband have two children.

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  1. 3 Stars Out Of 5
    great for a teen who is primed for the message
    November 2, 2012
    juliea
    Quality: 3
    Value: 3
    Meets Expectations: 3
    This review was written for Courageous Teens.
    A new book by Michael Catt? Count me in! Fireproof is one of my all-time favorite movies, and I also thoroughly enjoyed Facing the Giants. Thus, it was with great anticipation that I awaited delivery of Courageous Teens.

    Well, I walk away from this book with two diametrically opposed opinions. On the one hand, Courageous Teens might be a fabulous book for teens who are really seeking motivation to go deeper with their faith life. Teens who are ready to make courageous changes to follow Christ might wholeheartedly embrace this book. They are likely to find its message energizing, and I wouldn't doubt if this book changes quite a few hearts and lives. Teens who value Bible knowledge will enjoy the parallels drawn between the lives of Biblical characters and their own lives, drawing strength from their examples.

    While a teen who is actively seeking the message of this book will not be disappointed, I would shy away from recommending this for the general Christian teen population. Anyone not already seeking to "go courageous" is likely to find this book a little tedious. Even when a very motivating point is made, it can almost be talked to death in some instances, thereby losing its impact. To be honest, I actually found this book difficult to finish; how much more-so for teens in the generation of fast-paced media and information exchange?! If the message goes long for their interests, they're on to something else, and Courageous Teens is forgotten.

    A warning to Catholic families: a hero of the Reformation is discussed (pg 59), showing the Catholic church in a very negative light. Certainly all Catholics, at some point in their faith walk, will face these uncomfortable moments in church history; this warning is simply to alert Catholic parents to be ready to work through these questions with their teen who's reading this book.

    I received this book free for the purpose of providing my honest review. I was not required to give a positive review.
  2. Chicago, IL
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Awesome Book!
    October 31, 2012
    Faith and Family Reviews
    Chicago, IL
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for Courageous Teens.
    Once again I turned to my daughter Peanut to read and review a book for me. It is a book spin of the movie Courageous but as the title indicates it's especially for teens. By the sounds of Peanut's review she was pretty impressed. So read on...

    I loved Courageous Teens. It really convicted me not to want to be happy being an average Christian or a second best Christian. It motivated me to want to be the best Christian I can be. It was really encouraging.

    I liked the fact that the book had questions at the end of each chapter. The questions challenged me to want to try to be a better Christian or better person and to trust God more.

    I will definitely read this book over and over again. It was an awesome book.

    Two thumbs up for me!

    Theresa here, I think this sounds like a great gift idea for a teen in your life who needs enouragement in their faith walk.

    Faith and Family Reviews received the following product in exchange for writing a review. While we consider it a privilege to receive products to review, our reviews are our honest opinion and thoughts of the product.
  3. midwest
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    wonderful book all homes with teens should have
    October 28, 2012
    shannon
    midwest
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for Courageous Teens.
    Courageous Teens helps Teens build a wonderful foundation for building and keeping a courageous life. Teen-hood is hard enough with out all the outside influences but we all know teens have outside influences around them 24/7. They can never just step away from school and pressures around them like pre-internet life allowed.

    Courageous Teens is a book that allows itself to be a individual bible study or a small group bible study. Each section is 2 or 3 chapters, ending with Think Courageously questions to ponder. Then at the end of each section you have a recap that ask some great questions and allows for practical application.

    Do you have teens now, preteens that will be teens soon, then grab a copy of this book. I really thing it would be great to do as a family maybe make the communication lines open a little more. Not sure that is what your teen would want. Why not give it to them and they can do it by themselves or with a group of friends.

    Lets help our teens lead and live a courageous life.

    thank you Handlebar for allowing us to review this great Teen bible study book.
  4. Australia
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    4 Stars Out Of 5
    Real Teens
    October 17, 2012
    Michelle
    Australia
    Age: 35-44
    Gender: female
    The opening statements in Courageous Teens were brilliant. I grabbed my iPad (ebook version) and settled in for an encouraging read. But I have to say, I was a little disappointed. Though all the stories told in this book are great - I found it to be a little long winded. I began to wonder how many teens would actually take the time to read this book. I write YA fiction, I read a lot of YA fiction - I know teenagers' attention can be lost in a second. This applies to both fiction and nonfiction. I do hope many teens find this book and stick with it to learn the invaluable lessons within and close the book inspired.
  5. Cleveland, Texas
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    5 Stars Out Of 5
    Living For God As Courageous Teens!
    September 26, 2012
    Its About Time Mamaw
    Cleveland, Texas
    Age: 55-65
    Gender: female
    Quality: 5
    Value: 5
    Meets Expectations: 5
    This review was written for Courageous Teens.
    This book is a take-off from the film Courageous. Written in mind for our Teens. All Teens should have a copy of this book!

    From the back cover of Courageous Teens:

    You need the courage to stand strong when everything eles is falling apart.

    You need the courage to say no when the world entices with diversions.

    You need the courage to be a faithful leader of the next generation.

    The authors not only use the film Courageous but also the Bible for their resources in writing this book. They have chosen courageous people from the film and from the Bible as roll models for our teens. What better role models than the people God has chosen to lead by example.

    This book can be used as a devotional, for inspiration, bible study and group bible study. The question presented throughout the book will peak the teens interest and encourage them to apply what they have learned in their daily walk with God.

    Teens are always looking for a hero. There are so many great warriors, leaders and teachers in the bible.

    When you think of courageous people and the Bible at the same time who would you choose as a role model?

    What is holding you back from being a Courageous role model to our youth?

    Scripture:

    "DO NOT BE AFRAID OR DISCOURAGED. BE STRONG AND COURAGEOUS."

    JOSHUA 10:25 (HCSB)

    I highly recommend this book.

    Disclosure:

    I received a free copy of this book from HANDLEBAR-Central and B&H Publishing Group for review. I was in no way compensated for this review. It is my own opinion.
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