Relationships

Books

Love Kindness: Discover the Power of a Forgotten Christian Virtue by Barry Correy. This volume clarifies the difference between biblical kindness, which is rooted in true humility, and cultural niceness as its counterfeit.

Revisiting Relational Youth Ministry: From a Strategy of Influence to a Theology of Incarnation by Andy Root. Root invites youth ministers to develop stronger relationships by entering into the sufferings and struggles of their students.

Relationships Unfiltered: Help for Youth Workers, Volunteers and Parents on Creating Authentic Relationships by Andy Root. Root defines youth ministry from an incarnational perspective.

Known by God: A  Biblical Theology of Personal Identity by Brian S. Rosner. Rosner examines three aspects of our identity: being made in the image of God, being known by God, and being in Christ.

Inside Out: Real Change Is Possible If You’re Willing to Start from the Inside Out by Larry Crabb. True change begins when we allow God to change our hearts.

To Be Told: God Invites You to Coauthor Your Future by Dan Allender. A book that encourages us to share the stories God is writing with our lives and to help others do the same.

Leaving Egypt: Finding God in the Wilderness Places by Chuck DeGroat. DeGroat asserts that the storyline of Exodus is the story of all our lives; here we can find common ground with those we lead.

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain. Not a specifically Christian resource; however, a great book on how to interact with and engage introverts.

Doubtless: Because Faith is Hard by Shelby Abbott. Away from home (and their home church) for the first time, out from under their parent’s daily guidance, faced with challenges from professors and fellow students of differing beliefs, college freshmen commonly begin to question what they have believed with relative ease for most of their lives.

Articles on Rooted

How Grace Empowers Our Relationships With Students by Kris Fernhout

Ask Rooted: How do You Set and Keep Emotional Boundaries in Youth Ministry? Rooted

Ask Rooted: What Is Your Goal and Approach When Meeting With Students One-on-One? Rooted

Relationships and Youth Ministry by Liz Edrington

 

Articles on Rooted

How Grace Empowers Our Relationships With Students by Kris Fernhout

Ask Rooted: How do You Set and Keep Emotional Boundaries in Youth Ministry? Rooted

Ask Rooted: What Is Your Goal and Approach When Meeting With Students One-on-One? Rooted

Relationships and Youth Ministry by Liz Edrington

Books

Love Kindness: Discover the Power of a Forgotten Christian Virtue by Barry Correy. This volume clarifies the difference between biblical kindness, which is rooted in true humility, and cultural niceness as its counterfeit.

Known by God:A  Biblical Theology of Personal Identity by Brian S. Rosner. Rosner examines three aspects of our identity: being made in the image of God, being known by God, and being in Christ.

Inside Out: Real Change Is Possible If You’re Willing to Start from the Inside Out by Larry Crabb. True change begins when we allow God to change our hearts.

To Be Told: God Invites You to Coauthor Your Future by Dan Allender. A book that encourages us to share the stories God is writing with our lives and to help others do the same.

Leaving Egypt: Finding God in the Wilderness Places by Chuck DeGroat. DeGroat asserts that the storyline of Exodus is the story of all our lives; here we can find common ground with those we lead.

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain. Not a specifically Christian resource; however, a great book on how to interact with and engage introverts.

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