Helpful book Resources for youth Ministry and parenting


 

Practical student ministry

 
ADOPTIVE YOUTH MINISTRY: Integrating Emerging Generations into the Family of Faith by edited by Chap Clark

ADOPTIVE YOUTH MINISTRY: Integrating Emerging Generations into the Family of Faith by edited by Chap Clark

STICKY FAITH YOUTH WORKER EDITION by Kara Powell and Brad Griffin

STICKY FAITH YOUTH WORKER EDITION by Kara Powell and Brad Griffin

GROWING YOUNG: 6 Essential Strategies to Help Young People Discover and Love Your Church by Kara Powell, Jake Mulder, and Brad Griffin

GROWING YOUNG: 6 Essential Strategies to Help Young People Discover and Love Your Church by Kara Powell, Jake Mulder, and Brad Griffin

SUSTAINABLE YOUTH MINISTRY by Mark DeVries

SUSTAINABLE YOUTH MINISTRY by Mark DeVries

GOSPEL CENTERED YOUTH MINISTRY: A Practical Guide edited by Cameron Cole and Jon Nielson

GOSPEL CENTERED YOUTH MINISTRY: A Practical Guide edited by Cameron Cole and Jon Nielson

STAY THE COURSE OF YOUTH MINISTRY by Matt Brinkley

STAY THE COURSE OF YOUTH MINISTRY by Matt Brinkley

AS YOU GO: Creating A Missional Culture of Gospel-Centered Students by Alvin L. Reid

AS YOU GO: Creating A Missional Culture of Gospel-Centered Students by Alvin L. Reid

PURPOSE DRIVEN YOUTH MINISTRY: 9 Essential Foundations for Healthy Growth by Doug Fields

PURPOSE DRIVEN YOUTH MINISTRY: 9 Essential Foundations for Healthy Growth by Doug Fields

YOUR FIRST TWO YEARS IN YOUTH MINISTRY: A Personal and Practical Guide to Starting Right by Doug Fields

YOUR FIRST TWO YEARS IN YOUTH MINISTRY: A Personal and Practical Guide to Starting Right by Doug Fields

BUILDING A YOUTH MINISTRY THAT BUILDS DISCIPLES: A Small Book About a Big Idea by Duffy Robbins

BUILDING A YOUTH MINISTRY THAT BUILDS DISCIPLES: A Small Book About a Big Idea by Duffy Robbins

THIS WAY TO YOUTH MINISTRY: An Introduction to the Adventure by Duffy Robbins

THIS WAY TO YOUTH MINISTRY: An Introduction to the Adventure by Duffy Robbins

YOUTH MINISTRY NUTS & BOLTS: Organizing, Leading and Managing Your Youth Ministry by Duffy Robbins

YOUTH MINISTRY NUTS & BOLTS: Organizing, Leading and Managing Your Youth Ministry by Duffy Robbins

THINK ORANGE: Imagine the Impact When Church and Family Collide by Reggie Joiner

THINK ORANGE: Imagine the Impact When Church and Family Collide by Reggie Joiner

IT'S JUST A PHASE SO DON'T MISS IT: Why Every Life Stage of a Kid Matters and At Least 13 Things Your Church Should Do About It by Reggie Joiner and Kristen Ivy

IT'S JUST A PHASE SO DON'T MISS IT: Why Every Life Stage of a Kid Matters and At Least 13 Things Your Church Should Do About It by Reggie Joiner and Kristen Ivy

CONTEMPLATIVE YOUTH MINISTRY: Practicing the Presence of Jesus by Mark Yaconelli

CONTEMPLATIVE YOUTH MINISTRY: Practicing the Presence of Jesus by Mark Yaconelli

JESUS CENTERED YOUTH MINISTRY by Rick Lawrence

JESUS CENTERED YOUTH MINISTRY by Rick Lawrence

REVISITING RELATIONAL YOUTH MINISTRY: From a Strategy of Influence to a Theology of Incarnation by Andrew Root

REVISITING RELATIONAL YOUTH MINISTRY: From a Strategy of Influence to a Theology of Incarnation by Andrew Root

SPEAKING TO TEENAGERS: How to Think About, Create, & Deliver Effective Messages by Doug Fields and Duffy Robbins

SPEAKING TO TEENAGERS: How to Think About, Create, & Deliver Effective Messages by Doug Fields and Duffy Robbins

MINISTERING TO GAY TEENAGERS: Practical Help for Youth Workers and Families by Shawn Harrison

MINISTERING TO GAY TEENAGERS: Practical Help for Youth Workers and Families by Shawn Harrison

 
 

Parenting

 
UNDERSTANDING YOUR YOUNG TEEN: Practical Wisdom for Parents by Mark Oestreicher

UNDERSTANDING YOUR YOUNG TEEN: Practical Wisdom for Parents by Mark Oestreicher

AGE OF OPPORTUNITY: A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens by Paul David Tripp

AGE OF OPPORTUNITY: A Biblical Guide to Parenting Teens by Paul David Tripp

RIGHT CLICK: Parenting Your Teenager in a Digital Media World by Kara Powell, Art Bamford, and Brad M. Griffin

RIGHT CLICK: Parenting Your Teenager in a Digital Media World by Kara Powell, Art Bamford, and Brad M. Griffin

A PARENT'S GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING series by Mark Oestreicher

A PARENT'S GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING series by Mark Oestreicher

 

Youth Culture

 
HURT 2.0: Inside the World of Today's Teenagers by Chap Clark

HURT 2.0: Inside the World of Today's Teenagers by Chap Clark

A TRIBE APART: A Journey Into the Heart of American Adolescence by Patricia Hersch

A TRIBE APART: A Journey Into the Heart of American Adolescence by Patricia Hersch

ALMOST CHRISTIAN: What the Faith of Our Teenagers is Telling the American Church by Kenda Creasy Dean

ALMOST CHRISTIAN: What the Faith of Our Teenagers is Telling the American Church by Kenda Creasy Dean

ENGAGING THE SOUL OF YOUTH CULTURE: Bridging Teen Worldviews and Christian Truth by Walt Mueller

ENGAGING THE SOUL OF YOUTH CULTURE: Bridging Teen Worldviews and Christian Truth by Walt Mueller

YOU LOST ME: Why Young Christians are Leaving the Church...And Rethinking Faith by David Kinnaman 

YOU LOST ME: Why Young Christians are Leaving the Church...And Rethinking Faith by David Kinnaman 

AMERICAN GIRLS: Social Media and The Secret Lives of Teenagers by Nancy Jo Sales

AMERICAN GIRLS: Social Media and The Secret Lives of Teenagers by Nancy Jo Sales

 
 
 

Small group ministry

 
LEAD SMALL: Five Big Ideas Every Small Group Leader Needs to Know by Reggie Joiner and Tom Shefchunas

LEAD SMALL: Five Big Ideas Every Small Group Leader Needs to Know by Reggie Joiner and Tom Shefchunas

CREATING A LEAD SMALL CULTURE: Make Your Church a Place Where Kids Belong by Reggie Joiner, Kristen Ivy, and Elle Campbell

CREATING A LEAD SMALL CULTURE: Make Your Church a Place Where Kids Belong by Reggie Joiner, Kristen Ivy, and Elle Campbell

99 Thoughts for Small Group Leaders by Joshua Griffin

99 Thoughts for Small Group Leaders by Joshua Griffin

Not Normal: Seven Quirks of Incredible Volunteers by Sue Miller  

Not Normal: Seven Quirks of Incredible Volunteers by Sue Miller

 

 

TECHNOLOGY 

 
The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place by Andy Crouch

The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in Its Proper Place by Andy Crouch

Screens and Teens: Connecting with Our Kids in a Wireless World by Dr. Kathy Koch  

Screens and Teens: Connecting with Our Kids in a Wireless World by Dr. Kathy Koch

 

THE NEXT STORY: Faith, Friends, Family, and the Digital World by Tim Challies  

THE NEXT STORY: Faith, Friends, Family, and the Digital World by Tim Challies

 

THE BIG DISCONNECT: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age by Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair

THE BIG DISCONNECT: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age by Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair

 

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