For insecure junior-high students in the process of discovering who they are and where they fit in the world, the thought of sharing their faith or stepping out in service may be downright terrifying. But with Sharing Your Faith and Serving Others, the newest study in the Uncommon series of youth resources, you can challenge and equip them to be bold instead of bashful! Twelve sessions of activities and exercises introduce students to the Great Commission and the Great Commandment, to missions at home and around the world, and to their calling to participate in God's work of redemption and reconciliation. You can give your group the tools and confidence they need to feel armed, dangerous and overflowing with love for God and neighbor! Plus, you can download reproducible student handouts and additional options for every session-find out how inside!
Effectively encourage your insecure junior high students to know who they are and where they fitto grow from bashful to bold! Sharing Your Faith and Serving Others Uncommon Junior High Group Study has everything leaders need to inspire reluctant younger teens and give them the tools they need to feel armed, dangerous and overflowing with love for God and neighbor! Students will learn about the Great Commission, the Great Commandment, about missions at home, world missions and their place in God’s work of redemption and reconciliation.
Through 12 flexible sessions of Bible study, adaptable for groups of any size, junior-highers will discover that sharing Jesus and serving others are two sides of the same coin. And the hands-on, kid-friendly activities and service projects will help youth leaders create unforgettable group experiences that shape hearts and minds!
KARA POWELL, Ph.D., is the executive director of the Fuller Youth Institute and a faculty member at Fuller Theological Seminary (see www.fulleryouthinstitute.org). As a 20-year youth ministry veteran, she speaks regularly at youth ministry conferences and is the author or co-author of a number of books, including Deep Justice Journeys, Essential Leadership, Deep Justice in a Broken World, Deep Ministry in a Shallow World, Sticky Faith and the Good Sex Youth Ministry Curriculum. Kara and her husband have three children.
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