Best Youth Ministry Books: Teen 2.0 by Robert Epstein

Teen 2.0, like all books that I try to reserve for my small group of “Best Youth Ministry Books,” is a game-changer. On reading this post by Mark Ostreicher, I decided it was time to pick up this book by psychologist Dr. Robert Epstein. The premise of the book is pretty simple: adolescence, defined as […]

Best Youth Ministry Books: Youth Ministry 3.0 by Mark Ostreicher

Yesterday I finally read Youth Ministry 3.0 by Mark Ostreicher, and since I’m one of the latecomers to the conversation I won’t summarize the book too much. Marko has linked to tons of reviews on his blog if you are interested in more in-depth summaries. If you are fairly in-tune with a lot of the […]

Revisiting “Revisiting Relational Youth Ministry”

Yesterday, I posted on Andrew Root’s brand-new book, Revisiting Relational Youth Ministry. I spoke with pretty high regard for the book, saying, While reading the book, I came to the realization that, to my knowledge, there is no youth ministry book that is as theologically deep and rich as Root’s. Kenda Creasy Dean and Ron […]

Best Youth Ministry Books: Revisiting Relational Youth Ministry

With the publication of his first book, Revisiting Relational Youth Ministry: From a Strategy of Influence to a Theology of Incarnation, Andrew Root has stormed onto the youth ministry scene as a force to be reckoned with. Root is Assistant Professor of Youth and Family Ministry at Luther Seminary, which is also home to youth […]