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Middle School Ministry by Mark Oestreicher

Many people run scared from the middle school youth room. But (thankfully!) there are people out there who are actually drawn to those young teens. Although often times they’re not equipped to deal with the unique challenges that middle school ministry presents or they’re just not sure what to do when a room full of young teens (who are “part child but not quite adult”) are running around the youth room. Finally, there’s a comprehensive guide to middle school ministry, from two veterans of this unchartered territory. Mark Oestreicher and Scott Rubin help youth workers understand the importance of...

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A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Social Media by Mark Oestreicher

With each passing day, teenagers’ lives become increasingly intertwined with social media. How can you as a parent stay informed and involved in healthy ways? How can you help your son or daughter make wise decisions and stay safe online? A Parent’s Guide to Understanding Social Media will equip you to have meaningful conversations with your teenager about the best, wisest ways to get connected while staying safe. Your guides for this journey are Mark Oestreicher and Adam McLane, who draw from their own wells of experience as parents and youth workers. They’ll help you chart a course toward...

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Right Click by Art Bamford

The cry of every parent and church leader in this generation is “How do I help create media-safe homes?” Right Click is a wonderful resource that gives practical answers to the most-often asked questions about how to handle social media. This is my go-to book for parents.–Dr. Jim Burns, President, HomeWord, author of Confident Parenting Feel like your kids are drowning in a sea of new questions, apps, and devices? Want to talk about digital media more with our kids, but aren’t sure how? Help is here. Right Click helps you think and talk differently about digital media, as...

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Parent Chat by Matt McKee

The number 1 thing that parents say they need help with is how to parent kids who are always using technology. Parents feel overwhelmed, under equipped, and mostly lost. Parent Chat is here to help and give hope. In this very manageable book, parents will learn what questions to ask, what matters most, and how to combat the fear that comes with their children knowing more about technology than they do. Technology can be hacked but the lasting relationship that comes from the parent-child bond can not. Parent Chat: The Technology Talk For Every Family is the resource to...

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Can I Ask That Volume 2 by Jim Candy

Teenagers are tired of vague or nonexistent answers to their tough questions about God, the Bible, and Christianity. Just when they’re capable of diving into the deep end of their faith, all too often the church keeps them splashing around in shallow waters. As eight years of Sticky Faith research on teenagers has shown, it’s not doubt or hard questions that are toxic to faith. It’s silence. The trusted voice of the Fuller Youth Institute and proven best practices from churches around the country converge to provide you with tools both to start conversations about hard questions, as well...

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From Kenny + Elle Campbell

Kenny and Elle Campbell

Hi. We’re Kenny and Elle Campbell, founders of Stuff You Can Use. We’ve been doing youth ministry for over twenty combined years and love every second of it. Thanks for stopping by, we hope you find this resource helpful!

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