Today's teens face conflicts at school, the workplace, home---train them to become peacemakers! Writing to parents, youth workers, and pastors, Sande and Johnson show how applying biblical principles to contentious situations can bring about forgiveness and reconciliation---instead of anger and violence. This approachable and much-needed resource is ideal for individual or group study. 176 pages, softcover from Baker.
Tragic confrontations at schools throughout the past two decades are striking evidence that teens need help and training in peaceful conflict resolution. God knows each conflict a teen goes through--with their families, friends, and teachers--and he is in control. In this student edition of The Peacemaker, Ken Sande and Kevin Johnson show teens, youth leaders, parents, and pastors, how they can apply biblical principles to conflict situations, allowing for forgiveness and reconciliation instead of hatred or violence. With an approachable style that treats teens with respect, this much-needed resource can be used individually or as part of a small group or youth group study.
Ken Sande is president of Peacemaker Ministries and author of the bestselling The Peacemaker. He regularly conciliates business, family, and church disputes and serves as a consultant to pastors and attorneys as they work to resolve conflicts outside of the courtroom. Sande conducts seminars on biblical conflict resolution through the United States and lives in Billings, Montana.
Kevin Johnson is the bestselling author or co-author of more than fifty books and Bible products for kids, youth, and adults. With a background as a youthworker, editor, and teaching pastor, he now pastors Emmaus Road Church in metro Minneapolis, where he lives with his wife, Lyn, and three growing children. Learn more at kevinjohnsonbooks.com.