Finally, a primary reference tool that calls all youth workers - students, novices, and veterans - to consider their jobs in terms of practical theology. Because who you believe God is and how you believe God works in the world greatly influences the kind of youth ministry you practice.
Join a stellar, international group of authors - youth ministry thinkers, theologians, and practitioners - who weigh the theological 'first things' about youth ministry. With backgrounds and expertise in sociology, theology, counseling, missions, and Christian education, they comment authoritatively on the whys behind the youth ministry you do.
A primary textbook for undergraduate and seminary youth ministry courses, Starting Right is a must-have resource for youth workers as well. Analyzing virtually all aspects of youth ministry - modern culture, evangelism, family ministry, curriculum, networking, evaluation, and more - this textbook not only is a reference library cornerstone, it's also the perfect background tool for ministry in any denomination or parachurch organization.