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e-TIPS for Youth Workers

e-TIPS: tips for youth workers                                                                                                 June 2019

RECOMMENDED READING

Are you looking forward to a little R & R this summer?  Have you considered what books you will pack into your carry-on or beach bag?  What books you will put on your “must read before vacation time is all over” list?  Perhaps your winter months have been so busy you haven’t had time to pick up a good book.  Now is your chance to read books for your own spiritual enrichment and ministry development.  Here are a few book titles you might like to check out, and most are available in print and digital format from www.amazon.ca.

The Spirit of the Disciplines by Dallas Willard (ISBN 9780060694425).  Willard reveals how the key to self-transformation resides in the practice of the spiritual disciplines, and how their practice affirms human life to the fullest.

The Grand Weaver by Ravi Zacharias (ISBN 9780310324959).  Discover how God shapes us through the events of our lives.

The Celebration of Discipline by Richard J. Foster (ISBN 9780060628390).  Explore the "classic Disciplines," or central spiritual practices, of the Christian faith to show how each of these areas contribute to a balanced spiritual life.

The Rest of God by Mark Buchanan  (ISBN 9780849918704).  Jesus reminded those around him of the days true purpose: liberation-to heal, to feed, to rescue, to celebrate, to lavish and relish life abundant.  Buchanan reminds us of this and gives practical advice for restoring the sabbath in our lives.

The Circle Maker by Mark Batterson (ISBN 978-0310346913).  Discover how to praying circles around your biggest dreams and greatest fears.

God In My Everything by Ken Shigematsu (ISBN 9780310499251).  The time-tested spiritual practice of the “rule of life” can help bring busy people into a closer relationship with God.

Growing Young by Kara Powell, Jake Mulder and Brad Griffin (ISBN 9780801072970).  Six essential strategies to help young people discover and love your church.

Lead Small by Reggie Joiner and Tom Schefchunas (ISBN 9780985411626).  Five big ideas every small group leader needs to know.

Creating a Lead Small Culture by Reggie Joiner, Kristen Ivy and Elle Campbell (ISBN 9781941259085).  Discover how to make your church a place where kids belong.

Losing Your Marbles / Playing for Keeps by Reggie Joiner and Kristen Ivy (ISBN 9780985411695).  You will discover six things every kid needs over time, and 18 practical ideas so you can make what really matters matter more.

Meet Generation Z by James Emery White (ISBN 9780801017018).  Discover who this generation is, how it came to be, and the impact it is likely to have on the nation and the faith, and rethink how to communicate with them.

Love Thy Body by Nancy R. Pearcey (ISBN 9780801075728).  Pearcey turns the tables on media boilerplate that misportrays Christianity as harsh or hateful and makes a surprising and persuasive case that Christianity is holistic, sustaining the dignity of the body and biology.



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