They will take you 3000 years into the past, to a time of conflict within the nation of the people of God, and then bring you back to modern times to apply these principles in the lives of young people today. You will find complete lessons, including icebreakers, lesson plan development, handouts that can be photocopied for the children, stories, applications, challenges, and a in-depth, thorough study of the Word of God. The message of God through the Biblical prophets continues to be relevant to us today in our time in history. This book is a contextual tool that will help you achieve the maximum impact on the young people.
Stephen Obando is the director of Youth Specialties in Costa Rica. He has served as a youth pastor for more than 15 years and currently pastors the 'Christ is Coming' Church in Cartago, in Costa Rica. He is a graduate level Bible professor at the Central American Theological Seminary and a conference speaker at many leadership development events, both nationally and internationally. He is the author of a practical manual for youth counselors and pastoral counseling. He is married to Andrea and they have two children: Daniela and Diego. SPANISH BIO: Esteban Obando es al Director de Especialidades Juveniles en Costa Rica. Ha sido pastor de jovenes por mas de 15 anos y actualmente pastorea la Iglesia Cristo Viene de Cartago en Costa Rica. Es un requerido conferencista en muchos eventos de entrenamiento a lideres, tanto nacionales como internacionales y autor del Manual practico para Consejeria Juvenil y Consejos desde el frente.
Rafael Zelaya is part of the team at Youth Specialties in Costa Rica and supports the local church by organizing special events and activities. He has worked in youth ministry for almost 15 years and during that time he has had the privilege of serving many young people and adolescents, especially in the area of discipleship. He teaches English as a second language and loves working with the younger generations. He lives with his beloved wife Yessy. SPANISH BIO: Rafael Zelaya es parte del equipo de Especialidades Juveniles Costa Rica y apoya a la iglesia local en el desarrollo de eventos y actividades. Ha trabajado en el ministerio juvenil por casi 15 anos en los cuales ha tenido el privilegio de servir a con muchos jovenes y adolescentes, especialmente en el area de discipulado. Es profesor de ingles como segunda lengua y ama el trabajo con las nuevas generaciones.