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   *This is not a Christian author, and so please be aware that this book has some foul language.*

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

*This is not a Christian author, and so please be aware that this book has some foul language.*

 
 
 

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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