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: 9780829782608 UPC: 639390782601 Availability: In Stock Series:invert
Are you confused about who you are or where you're headed? Does your life seem cluttered and chaotic? Do you wish you understood God's plan and purpose for your life? Do you want to uncover your God-given strengths? If you said yes to any of these questions, you've come to the right book. The first step is to know who you are. Remember, you're 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, you'll discover the place where your God-given passions and strengths intersect, and you'll find the way you're designed to serve. With interactive exercises and questions for you to answer, you'll learn more about your: * Spiritual Gifts * Heart * Abilities * Personality * Experiences Understanding each of these areas of your life, you'll begin to see who you are and how you're designed to serve. You'll stop serving because that's what you're 'supposed' to do, and start serving from the depths of your heart and soul because it's 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 andamp; Azusa Pacific University (HomeWord's Center for Youth/Family). More information about Doug is available at www.dougfields.com. SPANISH BIO: Doug Fields estuvo involucrado en el ministerio juvenil por mas de 2 decadas, y es autor de unos 30 libros --incluidos 'Ministerio juvenil con proposito' y 'Tus primeros dos anos en el ministerio juvenil'. Es egresado del Seminario Teologico Fuller, en el que obtuvo una maestria en divinidades. Asimismo, fue pastor de jovenes en la iglesia Saddleback y es orador frecuente en eventos de Especialidades Juveniles.
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.