Item description for Empower Your Kids to Be Adults: A Guide for Parents, Ministers, and Other Mentors by Donald Marvin Joy...
Overview Dr. Joy says many adolescents are not prepared to deal with the realities of adult life, so they try to have a perpetual adolescence. This book gives a sound Christian perspective on how to guide and mentor teens as they come of age. Dr. Joy explains how Christian adults can model mature relationships that help young people grow up.
Publishers Description A modern ideal of "perpetual adolescence" has brought on the current epidemic of teenage violence and related problems. "Perpetual adolescence as an emerging subculture has got to go. Children want to become adults, " according to Donald M. Joy, noted Christian family counselor and conference speaker.
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Studio: Evangel Publishing House
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.99" Width: 6.04" Height: 0.37" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2000
Publisher Evangel Publishing House
ISBN 1928915019 ISBN13 9781928915010
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More About Donald Marvin Joy
Joy has served as Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky, since his arrival on campus in 1971, and is currently teaching via the Internet. He served as consultant to the Office of Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention at Health and Human Services, and has been a frequent guest on Focus on the Family, where his "Innate Differences Between Males and Females" ranks 7th among the most often requested tapes.
Donald Marvin Joy currently resides in the state of Kentucky. Donald Marvin Joy was born in 1928.
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"Must" reading for all Christian parents of teens. Jul 4, 2000
This Christian-based treatise on how to empower adolescents to become adults provides parents with guidelines to serve as mentors to the young. Moral and value lessons lie at the heart of this survey, recommended for parents and anyone else who would work with teens and young adults.