Item description for Youth Worker's Guide to Parent Ministry: A Practical Plan for Defusing Conflict and Gaining Allies by Marv Penner...
Overview Provides rationale and practical hands-on programming ideas at each of the nine evolving levels of parent ministry.
Publishers Description The Kids in Your Youth Group Are Not Isolated Beings Ministry to Youth Means Ministry to the Families Churches are hiring Youth and Family Pastors, finally, in an overdue ministry focus. A critical component of a family-based or family-friendly youth ministry is a conscious strategy for ministry to the parents of adolescents. Expectations and opportunities in the area of parent and family ministry have increased dramatically. Youth Worker s Guide to Parent Ministry develops a model of parent ministry based on the belief that for a youth worker to be truly effective, it is important to lay careful relational groundwork to ensure that the right to be heard has been earned. Dr. Marv Penner, respected adolescent researcher, youth pastor, and family counselor, presents nine evolving levels of parent ministry each one strengthening the credibility of the youth worker and opening doors to deeper and more meaningful parent support. Each of the nine levels is supported with a number of practical ideas and strategies for implementation. Youth Worker s Guide to Parent Ministry provides both a theoretical framework and the tools for implementation in local-church or para-church settings. Marv constructs his effective plan in a Paradigm Pyramid ---rationale and practical hands-on programming ideas at each of the nine evolving levels of parent ministry: Acknowledgement Affirmation Information Encouragement Connecting Equipping Involvement Educating Co-nurturing Bible-based, time-tested, innovative, experiential, adoptable Youth Worker s Guide to Parent Ministry is a foundational text in this vital area of youth ministry Featured are sessions, sidebars, Web links, application points, contests and games, sample newsletter ideas, funky cartoons, and many worksheets (all downloadable and adaptable) "
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Studio: Zondervan/Youth Specialties
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.08" Width: 8.5" Height: 0.47" Weight: 0.995 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2003
Publisher Zondervan Publishing
ISBN 0310242169 ISBN13 9780310242161 UPC 025986242169
Availability 0 units.
More About Marv Penner
Marv Penner, veteran youth worker and author of a number of books, is the National Director of Youth Specialties, Canada. He teaches at numerous colleges and seminaries around the world and is director of the Canadian Center of Adolescent Research. Marv is also a member of the Youth Specialties ONE DAY training team.
Marv Penner was born in 1951.
Marv Penner has published or released items in the following series...
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Must Have For Youth Pastors Jul 11, 2007
Want to know great ways to keep good relationships with the parents of your youth? This book is for you! From lists of communicating to parents to sample clip art for parent newsletters. This is well worth your purchase.