Purpose Driven® Youth Ministry

  • by Doug Fields
  • Narrated by Adam Black
  • 8 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

If you long to reach kids and see their lives changed by God, this updated, comprehensive guide shows you how. Purpose Driven® Youth Ministry will do for youth ministry what Rick Warren's Gold Medallion award - winning The Purpose Driven Church is doing for pastoral ministry. It's an indispensable guide to creating and maintaining youth ministry for the long run.It will help you create a solid spiritual team that builds the foundations of the Christian faith into the hearts and lives of young people. Forged around the fundamental purposes of evangelism, discipleship, fellowship, ministry, and worship, Purpose Driven® Youth Ministry uses the experiences of Saddleback Church to illustrate what a healthy Youth ministry can be.Nine transferable principles help you:
Connect with the power of God for passionate, committed leadership

  • Identify your potential audience

    Create programs that reach your audience and fulfill God's purposes

    Implement processes that move students to maturity

    Enhance your ministry with clearly defined values

    Team up with parents to involve the whole family

    Find volunteers and develop them into participating leaders

    Persevere through tough times and thrive in an ever-changing environment.Balancing both theory and practice, Purpose Driven Youth Ministry can be applied to any church setting, regardless of size, denomination, facilities, resources, and existing leadership. Purpose-Driven Youth Ministry will help you develop a ministry that equips students rather than a ministry that coordinates events.Doug Fields says, "My goal for this book is to coach you through a plan to build a healthy youth ministry that isn't dependent on one great youth leader and won't be destroyed when the youth worker leaves the church. It's not a book on how to grow your youth ministry with six easy steps; it's about ...

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    Customer Reviews

    Most Helpful

    Waisted my money on this one.....

    What could have made this a 4 or 5-star listening experience for you?

    Unless you are at a large mega church this book won't be of any use to you and maybe not then.

    What was most disappointing about Doug Fields’s story?

    Long winded with no quality information.

    Any additional comments?

    Couldn't even finish the book.

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    - E. Wells

    A must read!!

    This is a must read for any staff/volunteer in Youth Ministry!! I highly recommend for a ministry whether big or small!
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    - James

    Book Details

    • Release Date: 07-02-2009
    • Publisher: Zondervan