Are the youth in your church eager to participate in short-term mission projects? It will have greater impact on the world---and your youth---when you devote time before, during, and after their trip preparing for and processing the experience. These 50 exercises include involving parents and church members, discussion questions, debriefing activities, and more. 208 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 144 Vendor: Zondervan/Youth Specialties Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 9.25 X 7.38 (inches) ISBN: 0310286034 ISBN-13: 9780310286035 Availability: In Stock
For justice work to make a real impact on students, leaders need to spend more time with their students before, during, and after their service. The lessons included in Deep Justice Journeys will help you prepare students for what to expect on their mission trip and service work and will allow them to reflect upon their experiences---ensuring justice work that changes students to change the world around them. Also included are ideas to help get parents and the church engaged in the youth ministry
Dr. Kara E. Powell is an educator, professor, youth minister, author, and speaker. She is the Executive director of the Fuller Youth Institute and a faculty member at Fuller Theological Seminary (see www.fulleryouthinstitute.org). Kara also serves as an Advisor to Youth Specialties and currently volunteers in student ministries at Lake Avenue church in Pasadena, CA. She is the author of many books including Sticky Faith: Everyday Ideas to Build Lasting Faith in Your Kids (with Chap Clark) and Deep Justice Journeys. Kara lives in Pasadena with her husband, Dave, and their children, Nathan, Krista, and Jessica.
Brad M. Griffin is the associate director of the Fuller Youth Institute, where he develops research-based training for youth workers and has co-authored Sticky Faith: Youth Worker Edition and Deep Justice Journeys. A native Kentuckian, Brad now lives in Pasadena with his wife, Missy, and their three children. After more than fifteen years in youth ministry, he now volunteers at his church.