The Youth Ministry Survival Guide

How to Thrive and Last for the Long Haul
Author(s): Len Kageler
Original Publish Date: Nov 04, 2008
Product Number: EB00619903
Released: Aug 06, 2015
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780310669630
Publisher: Zondervan
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It's more common in youth ministry than we want to admit—burnout and failure. Exhaustion, frustration, disappointment, and conflict bring many youth workers to a point where they either choose a new church, a new career, or someone makes that choice for them. After thirty years of youth ministry experience, Len Kageler wants to help youth workers avoid the pitfalls that are common to their calling, and give them the tools to not only survive, but also to thrive in youth ministry. Along with his own wisdom, Len offers insights gained from his 2006 survey of more than 300 burned out or fired youth workers who come from a variety of ministry contexts and denominations. If you're new to youth ministry, or you've been at it for a while and feel like you may be on the verge of burnout, The Youth Ministry Survival Guide will help you: deal with conflict and compromise determine the causes of burnout (and how to avoid them!) discover how your personality, and the personality of those you work with, affects the dynamics of your ministry experience develop the best plan for working with senior pastors, church leadership, parents, and students, so you can do youth ministry in your 40s, 50s, 60s, and beyond! Don't let burnout force you out! Inside this book you'll find steps you can take to help build fences against failure, and you'll learn what it takes to survive and thrive in youth ministry.

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Author(s): Len Kageler
Narrator(s): Raymond Scully
Product Number Z100072021
Released: Dec 11, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: #9780310772088

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