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Overview This very test was given to the Old Testament Joseph, who passed with flying colors! Yet it seems that today's youth are ill-equipped to endure a faithless culture. Worse, research shows that young people are abandoning the church in record numbers. So how can we forge sons and daughters of faith and fortitude? The vital answers are found in the story of Joseph.
Imagine this scenario for a typical teenager in your church: He's separated from his family and sent to live in a hedonistic, no-holds-barred culture. He's stripped of his spiritual support, left alone, and treated unfairly. Then, at his most vulnerable point, his ego is stoked with power and success. Throughout this rollercoaster ride, would he continue to serve God?
This very test was given to the Old Testament Joseph, whose faith remained rock solid. Yet it seems that our youth are ill-equipped to face the moral vacuum in today's culture. Worse, research shows that when young people leave home, many also leave the church. So how can we forge sons and daughters of faith and fortitude?
The vital answers are found in the story of Joseph. Drawing from this timeless narrative, author Larry Fowler offers a biblical plan for building teens who will love and serve Jesus Christ. Biblically based and up-to-the-minute relevant, "Raising a Modern-Day Joseph "is an essential guide to raising a generation that can pass life's tests with flying colors.
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Studio: David C. Cook
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.27" Width: 5.58" Height: 0.38" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2009
Publisher David C. Cook
ISBN 1434767051 ISBN13 9781434767059
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More About Larry Fowler
Larry Fowler is the executive director of global networking for Awana and KidzMatter. He travels the country connecting with churches and helping them build dynamic ministries to children, youth, and families. Larry has been featured in Christian media, including Moody radio and Focus on the Family, and has authored several books. He and his wife, Diane, have two grown children and live in Riverside, California.
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A must for any parent who desires to foster strong spirituality in their child Mar 13, 2009
How does one infuse their children with the values of a great Biblical figure? "Raising a Modern-Day Joseph: A Timeless Strategy for Growing Great Kids" is a Christian parenting manual outlining what parents need to do to raise their children as 'modern-day Josephs' who can withstand the rough moral waves of television, peer pressure, popular culture, and other sources. "Raising a Modern-Day Joseph" is a must for any parent who desires to foster strong spirituality in their child.