Fight biblical illiteracy in your youth group. Let InWord Resources founder, Barry Shafer, show you how to engage your teens with God's Word in meaningful ways. Your kids will grow in their confidence in using the bible, and learn how to study the bible on their own. Let the Bible become the transformational tool God meant it to be.
Whether Bible studies are a regular part of your ministry, or youre thinking about how to bring Bible study into your ministry in a more significant way, chances are that you want to help your students enter into Gods word in a way that challenges them and changes their lives. Thats a goal worth working towards
but sometimes you will feel like its a goal that you may never reach. Unleashing Gods Word in Youth Ministry is designed to help you develop a Bible study approach that engages students on a deeper leveleven if youre an avid curriculum user or someone who creates all your own discipleship materials from scratch. As you devour the wisdom Barry Shafer brings from decades of student ministry and engage in your own study of Gods Word, youll discover that Bible study for your students can be taken to a whole new level. In the pages of this book youll: ·Get beyond the typical Bible discussions and learn to confidently engage students in an in-depth search of Gods Word ·Teach teens how to study the Bible on their own ·Be invigorated in your own personal interaction with the Bible ·Gain confidence and competence in leading teens deeper in Bible studies, and much more! If you want to take your students deeper into the Bible, discover what it takes to unleash Gods Word in your own ministry and watch your students and youth ministry be transformed.
Barry Shafer, founder and director of InWord Resources, has been active in student ministry for over 20 years, serving in positions that run the gamut of youth ministry - from volunteer to full-time youth pastor. The author of numerous small-group Bible studies and student devotionals, hes a frequent speaker and trainer at youth worker and student events nationwide. He lives in Ohio.