Piles of homework are just the beginning---add bullying, changing classrooms, and notorious phys. ed. courses, and middle school can get pretty scary. Johnston and Oestreicher show your students how to interact with different personalities; reveal the truth behind exaggerated or false "urban legends"; and offer survival tips on pop quizzes, tardiness, and other panic-inducing moments. 144 pages, softcover from Zondervan.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 192 Vendor: Zondervan Publication Date: 2007 Dimensions: 8 X 5.31 (inches)
Its your faith, why not own it. The Middle School Survival Series will help you answer all the new questions that you have as you journey through middle school.
Kurt Johnston is junior high pastor in Southern California. He's served in middle school ministry since 1988 - longer than most of you have been alive! Kurt was once a middle school student, and when he was in 8th grade he was beaten up by a 7th grader. Kurt and his family live in Orange County where he spends his free time surfing and still avoiding 7th-grade bullies.
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.