Partnering with Parents (Experienced)

Books

Shift: What It Takes to Finally Reach Families Today by Bryan Haynes. Building a family ministry that serves throughout all the milestones of child rearing.

Family Ministry Field Guide: How Your Church Can Equip Parents to Make Disciples by Timothy Paul Jones. A handbook for church leaders who want to equip parents to be the primary disciple-makers in the lives of their children.

Perspectives on Family Ministry: Three Views by Paul Renfro, Brandon Shields, and Jay Strother. Learn three strategies — Family- Integrated Ministry, Family-Based Ministry, and Family- Equipping Ministry — to disciple parents as they disciples their children in the home.

Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain by Daniel Siegel- An excellent book on teen development; helpful both for youth minister and for parents.

 

Articles on Rooted

Youth Ministry With a Mission: Partnering With Parents for God’s Glory by Mark Culton

Family Milestones and Parent/Child Discipleship by Seth Stewart

Should the Youth Pastor Disciple Parents? Mike McGarry

A Parent’s Perspective Part One; What I Pray For in a Youth Pastor by Anna Meade Harris

A Parent’s Perspective Part Two: What I for in a Youth Pastor by Anna Meade Harris

How Grace Informs the Youth Leader’s Relationships With Parents by Liz Edrington

What Youth Pastors Would Like to Tell Parents: It Takes a Village by Kerry Trunfio

What Youth Pastors Would Like to Tell Parents: The Culture is More Hostile Than You Think by Taylor Mendoza

What Youth Pastors Would Like to Tell Parents: Changed by Beholding by Seth Stewart

What Youth Pastors Would Like to Tell Parents: You Are First, I Am Fifth by Kris Fernhout

Partnering With Parents: Give Them Some Space by Shaun McDonald

Partnering With Parents: The Student Minister’s Balancing Act by Davis Lacey

Partnering With Parents: A Conversation with Liz Edrington, Andy Cornett, Sarah Seibels and Dave Wright podcast

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