Missional Youth Ministry offers a new paradigm for youth ministry. Using blog entries and responses, authors Brian Kirk and Jacob Thorne invite readers into a conversational, engaging, and compelling discussion about why program-based, entertainment-focused ministries fail to develop young people into life-long participants in the mission of the church. They also propose a new way forward. For all those working "in the trenches" of youth ministry who long to offer teens a deeper, more substantial, more active role as members of the body of Christ, Missional Youth Ministry is a practical and theologically-sound guide for building a ministry grounded in prayer, worship, community, education, mission, and spirituality.
|Contributor||Brian Kirk , Jacob Thorne|
|Short Bio||Brian Kirk is associate pastor of mission, education, and the arts at Union Avenue Christian Church in St. Louis, Missouri.|
|Publish Date||May 23, 2011|