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A Beautiful Mess by Mark Oestreicher $7.19

A Beautiful Mess by Mark Oestreicher

A Beautiful Mess by Mark Oestreicher

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When you think about the state of youth ministry today, are you an optimist or a pessimist? Do you cheer or fear? Is the glass half full or half empty? In this honest, frank, blunt examination, veteran youth worker Mark Oestreicher offers a fresh perspective on what’s working in youth ministry today—and discovers that perhaps things aren’t as broken as some of us might have thought.

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A Beautiful Mess by Mark Oestreicher

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When you think about the state of youth ministry today, are you an optimist or a pessimist? Do you cheer or fear? Is the glass half full or half empty? In this honest, frank, blunt examination, veteran youth worker Mark Oestreicher offers a fresh perspective on what’s working in youth ministry today—and discovers that perhaps things aren’t as broken as some of us might have thought.
Youth Ministry 3.0 by Mark Oestreicher $8.50

Youth Ministry 3.0 by Mark Oestreicher

Youth Ministry 3.0 by Mark Oestreicher

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A Manifesto of Where We’ve Been, Where We Are & Where We Need to Go

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Youth Ministry 3.0 by Mark Oestreicher

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A Manifesto of Where We’ve Been, Where We Are & Where We Need to Go
Middle School Ministry by Mark Oestreicher $6.99

Middle School Ministry by Mark Oestreicher

Middle School Ministry by Mark Oestreicher

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A Comprehensive Guide to Working with Early Adolescents

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Middle School Ministry by Mark Oestreicher

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A Comprehensive Guide to Working with Early Adolescents
A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Teenage Girls by Mark Oestreicher and Brooklyn Lindsey $5.59

A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Teenage Girls by Mark Oestreicher and Brooklyn Lindsey

A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Teenage Girls by Mark Oestreicher and Brooklyn Lindsey

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Remembering Who She Was, Celebrating Who She’s Becoming

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A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Teenage Girls by Mark Oestreicher and Brooklyn Lindsey

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Remembering Who She Was, Celebrating Who She’s Becoming
A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Teenage Guys by Mark Oestreicher and Brock Morgan $5.59

A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Teenage Guys by Mark Oestreicher and Brock Morgan

A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Teenage Guys by Mark Oestreicher and Brock Morgan

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Remembering Who He Was, Celebrating Who He’s Becoming

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A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Teenage Guys by Mark Oestreicher and Brock Morgan

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Remembering Who He Was, Celebrating Who He’s Becoming
Parenting Beyond Your Capacity by Reggie Joiner and Carey Nieuwhof $9.88

Parenting Beyond Your Capacity by Reggie Joiner and Carey Nieuwhof

Parenting Beyond Your Capacity by Reggie Joiner and Carey Nieuwhof

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When parents work in tandem with the faith community to raise their children, they increase their parenting capacity exponentially.Most parents have so many demands on their time that they can’t be the kind of parent they desire to be. They need to know the Orange Factor: Two combined influences will make a greater impact on kids than just two influences. And it’s true. Parents who partner with the faith community are the best way to bring the next generation into the family of God-and keep them there.

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Parenting Beyond Your Capacity by Reggie Joiner and Carey Nieuwhof

$9.88
When parents work in tandem with the faith community to raise their children, they increase their parenting capacity exponentially.Most parents have so many demands on their time that they can’t be the kind of parent they desire to be. They need to know the Orange Factor: Two combined influences will make a greater impact on kids than just two influences. And it’s true. Parents who partner with the faith community are the best way to bring the next generation into the family of God-and keep them there.
You Lost Me by David Kinnaman $9.17

You Lost Me by David Kinnaman

You Lost Me by David Kinnaman

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Close to 60 percent of young people who went to church as teens drop out after high school. Now the bestselling author of unChristian trains his researcher’s eye on these young believers. Where Kinnaman’s first book unChristian showed the world what outsiders aged 16-29 think of Christianity, You Lost Me shows why younger Christians aged 16-29 are leaving the church and rethinking their faith.

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You Lost Me by David Kinnaman

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Close to 60 percent of young people who went to church as teens drop out after high school. Now the bestselling author of unChristian trains his researcher’s eye on these young believers. Where Kinnaman’s first book unChristian showed the world what outsiders aged 16-29 think of Christianity, You Lost Me shows why younger Christians aged 16-29 are leaving the church and rethinking their faith.
99 Thoughts about Junior High Ministry by Kurt Johnston $4.79

99 Thoughts about Junior High Ministry by Kurt Johnston

99 Thoughts about Junior High Ministry by Kurt Johnston

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Tips, Tricks, and Tidbits for Working With Young Teenagers

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99 Thoughts about Junior High Ministry by Kurt Johnston

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Tips, Tricks, and Tidbits for Working With Young Teenagers
Every Picture Tells a Story: 2013 Edition $25.00

Every Picture Tells a Story: 2013 Edition

Every Picture Tells a Story: 2013 Edition


Created by Mark Oestreicher of The Youth Cartel.

Using the powerful force of 48 black-and-white photographs to open doorways into students’ souls.

A complete revision (with all new photos) of the groundbreaking and popular 2002 resource, Every Picture Tells a Story draws on the undeniable evocative force of black-and-white photography to elicit reactions and reflections at deep levels in the observers. Using the 18 activities described in the leader’s guide included, groups will:

    • Choose photos that are reflections of their walks with God
    • Pray and journal about their thoughts, dreams, hopes, and experiences
    • Share with each other in a wide variety of “state of the soul” exercises
    • Use photos as springboards to describe their families, their friendships, and their inner lives.

Ideally designed for small group use, Every Picture Tells a Story can easily be used by individuals as well as groups of 100 or more. Tested with students internationally, this resource opens new doorways into the souls and hearts of students.

Features include:

  • Will bring about reaction and reflection
  • Easy to use–no prep necessary
  • Can be used over and over again and still remain fresh
  • Can be used in a wide variety of settings–small groups, large groups, leadership teams, missions trips, retreats, even with adults
  • The 48 photos can by printed multiple times, or used on screens.

Sample: SAMPLE: Every Picture Tells a Story: 2013 Edition (338)

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A complete revision (with all new photos) of the groundbreaking and popular 2002 resource, Every Picture Tells a Story draws on the undeniable evocative force of black-and-white photography to elicit reactions and reflections at deep levels in the observers. Ideally designed for small group use, Every Picture Tells a Story can easily be used by individuals as well as groups of 100 or more. Tested with students internationally, this resource opens new doorways into the souls and hearts of students.

Price: $25.00

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Every Picture Tells a Story: 2013 Edition

$25.00
A complete revision (with all new photos) of the groundbreaking and popular 2002 resource, Every Picture Tells a Story draws on the undeniable evocative force of black-and-white photography to elicit reactions and reflections at deep levels in the observers. Ideally designed for small group use, Every Picture Tells a Story can easily be used by individuals as well as groups of 100 or more. Tested with students internationally, this resource opens new doorways into the souls and hearts of students.
Stations of the Cross $25.00

Stations of the Cross

Stations of the Cross


Created by Steve Case of The Youth Cartel.

 

13 Dramatic Stories of Jesus’ Last Hours

 

You can’t dance at the after-funeral party unless you have been to the funeral.

 

You can’t truly appreciate the glory and color and music of the resurrection unless you have felt the hard cold stone in front of the tomb.

 

Stations of the Cross is a book of thirteen creative and dramatic lessons that will take participants into the last moments of Jesus’ life. Those who venture into these words will smell the sweat. They will feel the blood roll down his back. They will be taken to the dark place within their own souls and be invited to leave all that baggage behind in the tomb.

 

Utilizing scripture, dramatic readings, and thought provoking questions, Steve Case provides a unique approach to curriculum that can easily be customized for individual or group use.

 

Product includes PDF and editable word files of sessions, plus PowerPoint backgrounds and other graphic files for use in group settings or teaching contexts.

 

Download includes:

 

  • Printable PDF of teachers notes
  • Editable Word version of teachers notes & student worksheets
  • Background artwork for PowerPoint, Keynote, MediaShout, or ProPresenter (Includes source PhotoShop file, too)

Stuff You Can Use - Youth Ministry Resources

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Stations of the Cross is a book of thirteen creative and dramatic lessons that will take participants into the last moments of Jesus’ life. Those who venture into these words will smell the sweat. They will feel the blood roll down his back. They will be taken to the dark place within their own souls and be invited to leave all that baggage behind in the tomb.

Price: $25.00

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Stations of the Cross

$25.00
Stations of the Cross is a book of thirteen creative and dramatic lessons that will take participants into the last moments of Jesus’ life. Those who venture into these words will smell the sweat. They will feel the blood roll down his back. They will be taken to the dark place within their own souls and be invited to leave all that baggage behind in the tomb.