As high school draws to a close, teenagers face many questions they're afraid to ask, insecurities they may be unwilling to examine, and freedoms they're unsure how to handle. How can we as parents and leaders help our young people prepare for this important transition?
Ready. Set. Next. will help juniors and seniors gear up for life after high school - critical years that, if not navigated well, can be detrimental to a person's faith and relationships. This engaging, easily consumable book explores the fears and excitement of approaching this transition and offers a framework for a student to come back to as he or she enters these years.
Having served as a college pastor for many years, author Chuck Bomar understands the challenges and opportunities of this unique season of life. He'll lead students on a journey through such topics as identifying top priorities after graduation, understanding the changes in their friendships and family relationships, handling finances wisely, and pursuing God's plans and purposes.
Each chapter walks through topics and questions that will give young people confidence, along with practical tips and ideas for practically embracing these concepts.
Parents and youth workers will find Ready. Set. Next. an ideal book to give as a graduation gift, and they'll even find a spot in the book where they can write some personal words of congratulations and encouragement.
Chuck Bomar After serving for almost 9 years as pastor of student ministries at Cornerstone in Simi Valley, California, Chuck is now lead pastor of Colossae Church, in Portland, Oregon. Hes founder of CollegeLeader.org and has helped over 45 churches start and develop a college-age ministry. Chuck has written numerous articles and is author of Foundations of College Ministry and 99 Thoughts for College-age People.