Addressing everything from handling complaining parents and tragic situations to deciding how to deal with frustrations, 20 year youth ministry veteran, Steven Case offers practical tips to help you tackle the challenges you face---and offers soul-renewing ideas to encourage you to hang in there!
There are so many benefits to being a youth worker: You get to hang out with teenagers, watch their lives transform, and help them become adults who live for and love Jesus. But when you signed on the dotted line to work in youth ministry, nobody mentioned the negative side effects: isolation, criticism, a general feeling of being constantly overwhelmed, relentless questioning from parents and church leaders. The list can go on
But your frustration doesnt have to overtake you, or take you away from ministry.Inside the pages of this book youll find humor, comfort, and encouragement for those times when you feel like you cant go any further. Youth ministry veteran, Steven Case, will help you through just about every scenario that adds to your discontent, including complaining parents, dealing with tragedy, and deciding when to leave a bad situation.Find practical tips to help you deal with the challenges of youth ministry, and get soul-renewing ideas to help you continue on, despite the struggles, so you can get back to enjoying youth ministry like you used to!
Steven L. Case has been in youth ministry for more than 20 years. The author of several books, inlcuding The Book of Uncommon Prayer 1 & 2, Steve works at the United Church of Christ, in Windermere, Florida. He lives near Orlando with his wife, Becky.