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Hot Illustrations for Youth Talks 4
by Wayne Rice

Even the greatest teachers know that nothing teaches like a great story. Which is why you’re holding in your hands yet another collection of 100 stories, parables, and anecdotes for youth group talks–the fourth installment of the best-selling Hot Illustrations for Youth Talks series compiled by Wayne Rice. These imaginative, thoughtful, read-‘em-off-the-page yarns are perfect for bringing youth talks to life, whether your stage is Sunday school, camps and retreats, small groups . . . even parent meetings!

 

 

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Who is Jesus Christ?

Footsteps of Faith NT Vol. 1 – Teacher Kit

Includes Teacher Text, Resource Cd and Visual CD.

14 Lessons. God begins to fulfill His redemptive plan for the World through the birth of His Son. The birth, childhood and early ministry of Christ are studied by answering two questions: “Who is Jesus?”and  “What Did Jesus Teach?” Bible books Matthew – John.

 

 

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More Hot Illustrations for Youth Talks 2

by Wayne Rice

Hot Illustrations for Youth Talks — Wayne Rice’s original collection of stories, parables, and anecdotes — was an instant bestseller. Youth workers clamored for more. And here they are!

 

 

 

 


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The Purpose-driven Church
by Rick Warren

Growth Without Compromising Your Message And Mission The Purpose-driven

“The Purpose Driven® Church has brought focus and direction to more pastors and church leaders than you can count. What a gift!”—John Ortberg. Rick Warren believes that in order for a church to be healthy it must become a purpose-driven church, built around the five New Testament purposes given to the church by Jesus.

 


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Purpose Driven Youth Ministry
by Doug Fields

9 Essential Foundations for Healthy Growth

If you long to reach kids and see their lives changed by God, this 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.

 

 

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Your First Two Years in Youth Ministry
by Doug Fields

A personal and practical guide to starting right 

This book is a hands-down the most comprehensive companion to not only surviving, but also thriving, during the most crucial phase of youth ministry.

 

 

 

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Youth Builder
by Jim Burns

Today’s Resource for Relational Youth Ministry by Burns, Jim

Provide you with proven methods, specific recommendations, and hands-on examples for handling scores of problems and challenges.

 

 

 

 

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The Word on Sex, Drugs & Rock ‘N’ Roll
by Jim Burns

 

The Word on Sex, Drugs and Rock n Roll has been developed for high school youth by Jim Burns, one of today’s most acclaimed youth leaders. This high-involvement youth Bible Study has been field-tested in the crucible of his own youth ministry. It’s certain to strike the right nerve with your youth.

 

 

 

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God’s Power to Change Your Life
by Rick Warren

What does it take to… Become more loving? Live more peacefully? Develop patience? Have self-control? “In the years I have been a pastor,” writes Rick Warren, “the number-one question I’m asked is, ‘Rick, why can’t I change?’” People want to change―but they’re stuck. Do you want to get unstuck? Here’s how.

 

 

 

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Words Kids Need to Hear
by David Staal

To Help Them Be Who God Made Them to Be 

Words matter. Words can build up, or words can tear down. As parents and church leaders, do we use our words well? Words Kids Need to Hear offers compelling, yet simple ways to build up the hearts of children through meaningful and well-chosen words. What children hear from adults they trust makes a significant impact―now and for years to come.

 

 

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How and When to Tell Your Kids About Sex
by Stan and Brenna Jones

A Lifelong Approach to Shaping Your Child’s Sexual Character

 

This book will help you establish a biblical view of sexuality for your kids. Learn how and when to talk with your children about sexual curiosity, physical changes of puberty, dating, chastity, and more.

 

 

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Preparing for Adolescence
by Dr. James Dobson

How to Survive the Coming Years of Change

What do you say to an adolescent who’s getting ready to enter those turbulent teenage years? Dr. Dobson, one of America’s leading family psychologists, knows how to speak directly and sincerely to today’s adolescents about the topics that trouble them most: avoiding feelings of inferiority, handling peer pressure, drug abuse, puberty, sexual development, menstruation, masturbation, romantic love, overcoming discouragement, sound decision-making and handling independence.

 

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Preparing for Adolescence
Group Guide

How to Survive the Coming Years of Change 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Life on The Edge
by Dr. James Dobson

A Young Adult’s Guide to a Meaningful Future

As a young adult, you will face crucial questions about identity, education, marriage, career, God’s will, and much more. Some of the most dramatic and permanent changes in life will occur during the “critical decade”―those ten years between 16 and 26. Are you prepared to make the right choices? You can be.

 

 

 

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Courageous Leadership
by Bill Hybels

The book you hold resonates with this conviction: that leaders such as you have the potential to be the most influential forces on planet Earth. Yours is the staggering responsibility and the matchless privilege of rallying believers and mobilizing their spiritual gifts in order to help people who are far from God become fully devoted followers of Christ.

 

 

 

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Just Walk Across the Room
by Bill Hybels

Simple steps pointing people to Faith

A wonderfully empowering read giving believers hope and tools in hand to to share with others in non-weird ways why they believe what they believe!

 

 

 

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Honest to God?
by Bill Hybels

Becoming an Authentic Christian

 

 

 

 

 

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An Ounce of Prevention
by Don Schmierer

Preventing the Homosexual Condition in Today’s Youth

Can homosexuality be prevented? Seasoned counselor Don Schmierer provides a balanced perspective on the complex issue of homosexuality, discussing with insight its various physical, emotional, and spiritual aspects and offering hope and compassion in the process.

 

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The Secret
by Ken Blanchard, Mark Miller

What Great Leaders Know and Do

Guidance on the key to great leadership. Uncovering the secrets that great leaders know and detail what you need to do to truly inspire and motivate others.

 

 

 

 

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Now That You’re Engaged
by H. Norman Wright

The Keys to Building a Strong, Lasting Relationship

Now that you’re engaged, how do you build a strong, lasting relationship? Trusted Christian counselor and marriage therapist Dr. H. Norman Wright offers straight talk to couples of all ages about this important step they are taking. As Wright knows and counsels, your level of commitment is the most vital factor in determining the success or failure of your relationship.

 

 

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Are you ready?
by David R. Sanford

Premarital and Marriage Counselors training kit. Includes: 11 DVDs (7 days conference), 2 workbooks and Handbook  for healthier marriages. Dave shares his 50 years of experiences and knowledge.

 

 

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The Black and White Rainbow
by John Trent, Judy Love

 

What if you woke up one morning, and all the color in your world was GONE? Follow along as tragedy turns to triumph when the forest creatures discover, as part of their quest to bring the colors of the rainbow back to their black-and-white world, the power in the Four Big Secrets of Blessing: SAYING kind things, SERVING others, SHARING – and FORGIVING, the greatest Blessing of all.

 

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I Have to Be Perfect
by Timothy L. Sanford, M.A.

(And Other Parsonage Heresies)

The Preacher’s Kid’s Manual of the Holy Heresies You May Have Grown Up With and How to Find Your Way Back to the Truth

The Un-Authorized Version

 

 

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Losing Control and Liking It
by Tim Sandford M.A

How to Set Your Teen (and Yourself) Free

Parents of teens know only too well that many sons and daughters abandon the “straight and narrow” when they hit adulthood. The pressure on these parents to make their kids turn out right is enormous. Sometimes this pressure can lead parents to think they have to control their kids. This offers parents relief of a burden they were never meant to carry and will help build family relationships based on validation and nurturing instead of control.

 

 

 

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Still More Hot Illustrations for Youth Talks
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by Wayne Rice

A captivating, skillfully chosen illustration communicates more, is remembered longer, and has greater impact than thousands of words that offer abstract truth but tell no story. Jesus knew the value of story. He consistently sprinkled his talks with parables, stories, and illustrations to drive home the point He was making. In the best-selling tradition of Hot Illustrations for Youth Talks and More Hot Illustrations for Youth Talks, comes a third volume of lively, effective illustrations, stories, parables, and anecdotes.

 

 

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Why Did Jesus come?

Footsteps of Faith NT Vol. 2 – Teacher Kit

Includes Teacher Text, Resource CD and Visual CD.

 

14 Lessons (3 divided). God’s Plan of redemption for the World is completed through the death and resurrection of His Son. Jesus’ preparation of His disciples to continue His message and work on Earth and His last week on Earth are studied by answering two questions: “What Did Jesus Teach About Himself?” and “Why Did Jesus Come?”. Bible book Matthew – John.

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The Volunteer Revolution
by Bill Hybels

There is unprecedented spiritual openness in today’s society, and at the same time, increasing economic pressure on the resources of local churches. The solution lies squarely on the able shoulders of God-gifted volunteers. And they are ready for the challenge! Once trained, empowered, and inspired, record numbers of volunteers will take on all new levels of responsibility in the local church, creating a volunteer revolution that will transform churches and communities. The Volunteer Revolution reveals how all of this can happen and how churches can unleash vast amounts of untapped potential. Through real-life volunteer stories, Hybels inspires church leaders in their role as equippers while motivating potential volunteers to align themselves with God’s mission to change the world.