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NEW: Deeper Questions Curriculum Volume 2: The Trinity

Teenagers’ curiosity, enthusiasm, and engagement are some of the things we love most about them! They are full of deep questions about God, the world, and their role in it. Longtime youth worker Jen Bradbury has written this curriculum to help you guide your group through fun, meaningful, and thought-provoking discussion of teens’ most-asked questions about the three persons of the Trinity:

Lesson 1: Is God a man?
Lesson 2: Can God change God’s mind?
Lesson 3: Is God colorblind?
Lesson 4: Is Jesus really good news?
Lesson 5: Who is what is the Holy Spirit?

Every week’s lesson includes key Scripture passages, interactive activities, a detailed outline to lead you through the main discussion, small group questions, a prayer experience, and a guide for how teenagers can continue these conversations later with a parent or other trusted adult.

  • Deeper Questions Curriculum Volume 2: The Trinity
    Deeper Questions Curriculum Volume 2: The Trinity
    $9.99

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Author Bio:

Jen Bradbury serves as the TenX10 Content Director for Fuller Youth Institute. Jen holds an MA in Youth Ministry Leadership from Huntington University. Prior to working at FYI, she served as a youth worker in the local church for 19 years. Jen is the author of several books including The Jesus Gap: What Teens Actually Believe about Jesus, The Real Jesus, and Called: A Novel About Youth Ministry Transitions. Jen lives with her husband, daughters, and cat in the Chicago suburbs.

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The Anxious Teen – Now Shipping

The Anxious Teen: Ministry with Stressed and Fearful Students, from Brock Morgan and Hallie Scott, is now shipping.

About the book:

Now more than ever, teens are struggling with stress, anxiety, and fear. Between social media, the 24/7 flood of news from around the world, global pandemics, mental health crises, the pressure of getting good grades or attending a specific college, financial stress at home, and existential threats like climate change, it’s no wonder.

Teenagers today are different from teenagers even 10 or 20 years ago. The issues they are facing are complex and wide-ranging. How can youth workers understand them better? What are the best ways to meet anxious teens where they are and help them feel seen, loved, and known—both by our youth ministries and by the God who cares for them so deeply?

Brock Morgan uses his conversational style and trademark humor to approach this topic from the starting point of his own experiences with anxiety and his decades in youth ministry. In these pages he provides context to help us understand today’s anxiety-ridden reality, and teaches skills and practices we can develop in ourselves and our youth to move forward in a lasting, healthy faith.

Brock Morgan
With over 30 years of experience in youth ministry, Brock Morgan is a sought-after communicator known for his amazing storytelling and insight into the next generation. He is the associate pastor over youth ministries at The Bridge in Chino, California, and is the author of many highly regarded books, including Youth Ministry 2027. He and his wife, Kelsey, their daughter, Dancin, and their puppy, C.S. Lewis, live in Southern California. You can find out more about him at brockmorgan.com.

Hallie Scott (MA, Azusa Pacific University) is a licensed marriage and family therapist in private practice in Brea, California, and an adjunct professor at Azusa Pacific University. She is the author of Hope Beyond an Empty Cradle.

  • The Anxious Teen: Ministry with Stressed and Fearful Students
    The Anxious Teen: Ministry with Stressed and Fearful Students
    $14.99
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New on Kindle

We are super excited to let you know a number of our newest titles are now available on Kindle for your e-reading pleasure. We love it when you buy our physical books, but we understand you also like to carry around your youth ministry library in your pocket so you can catch up on your reading while you are waiting on that Chick-fil-a order to be brought out to your car or enjoying that last trip to the beach before summer is over.

Here are our new Kindle releases (click the title to see on Amazon):

Called
Being Young
5 Views on the Future of Youth Ministry
A Faith of their Own
What Do I Believe About What I Believe?

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NEW: 5 Views on the Future of Youth Ministry

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We are excited about our newest release 5 Views on the Future of Youth Ministry: Perspectives on What Could or Should Be. It releases Aug 1st, so take advantage of the pre-release special price.

About the book:

Mark Oestreicher, General Editor. Contributors: Chris Curtis, Kenda Creasy Dean, Mark DeVries, Tommy Nixon, Virginia Ward

Is youth ministry thriving? Stagnant? Evolving? Dying? What does any of that mean for us as youth workers, or, more critically, for the young people we care about?

In this edition of our “multi-views” series, the chapters are authored by a group of youth ministry thought leaders. We asked them two key questions: What are the problems youth ministry currently faces? And what is the pathway forward? Each chapter represents a thoughtful, practical, and challenging viewpoint. At the end of each chapter, there is a sidebar from an in-the-trenches youth worker whose ministry is currently living out the future the chapter’s writer foresees.

We expect that the words of this book will cause you to rethink, to dream, and to question. There are no easy answers and one-size-fits-all solutions here. But we also believe that along with the challenges they bring to the forefront, these chapters will leave you with a sense of hope-filled possibility the future of youth ministry and the teenagers God calls us to love and care for.

  • 5 Views on the Future of Youth Ministry: Perspectives on What Could or Should Be
    5 Views on the Future of Youth Ministry: Perspectives on What Could or Should Be
    $14.99