These ten ready-to-use sessions teach the fundamentals of Christian living. Radical Hospitality, Passionate Worship, Intentional Faith Development, Risk-taking Mission, and Extravagant generosity-these five practices, designed to shape both heart and mind, will help youth grow in their discipleship as they transform the world.Features1. Ready-to-use interactive sessions for each practice2. Reproducible Pages 3. Scripture references4. Suggestions for Discussion5. Questions for reflection6. Planning helps7. Tried-and-true activities from youth groups across the country
Robert Schnase is bishop of the Missouri Conference of The United Methodist Church. Previously, he served as pastor of First United Methodist Church, McAllen, Texas. Schnase is the author of Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations, a best-selling book on congregational ministry that has ignited a common interest among churches and their leaders around its themes of radical hospitality, passionate worship, intentional faith development, risk-taking mission and service, and extravagant generosity. Five Practices has reached a global community with translations in Korean, Spanish, Russian, Hungarian, and German. Robert is also the author of Cultivating Fruitfulness, The Balancing Act, Five Practices of Fruitful Living, Ambition in Ministry, and Testing and Reclaiming Your Call to Ministry. Robert lives in Columbia, Missouri.