In My Changes, you'll discover the reasons behind a lot of your changes, and get tips on how to survive all of them. You'll find valuable insights on changes happening in your body, your brain and thoughts, your identity, your emotions, your gender, and more. After reading the books in the Middle School Survival Series, you'll be ready to take on the rest of middle school with the confidence and knowledge you need to survive (and thrive) as a young teen.
Everything in a middle schoolers world seems to be changing--- body, emotions, brains, faith. Theyre even noticing more of a difference between the way guys and girls are wired up. With quick, funny, and easy-to-read stories, explanations, and advice, middle school ministry veterans Mark Oestreicher and Scott Rubin will help young teens understand who they are and who theyre becoming---and how to survive all those changes.
Mark Oestreicher (Marko) is a veteran youth worker and former president of Youth Specialties. The author of dozens of books, including Youth Ministry 3.0 and Middle School Ministry, Marko is a sought after speaker, writer and consultant. Marko leads The Youth Cartel, providing a variety of resources, coaching and consultation to youth workers, churches and ministries. Marko lives in San Diego with his wife Jeannie and two teenage children, Liesl and Max. www.whyismarko.com.
Scott Rubin has been on staff at Willow Creek Community Church for 18 years, and he's currently the director of Elevate, the junior high ministry at Willow Creek. Scott, along with an entirely-fantastic team of staff and volunteer leaders, has the privilege of helping young adolescents follow Jesus. He also co-authored two books in the Middle School Survival Series with Mark Oestreicher.