The Video Heart of Youth Ministry
THE HEART OF YOUTH MINISTRY is a provocative, hilarious, andinspiring address from one of youth ministrys premiercommunicators.This fast-paced, funny, and challenging video crumblesstereotypes about youth and youth ministry, as Yaconellizeroes in on what is necessary to truly expose the kids...
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THE HEART OF YOUTH MINISTRY is a provocative, hilarious, andinspiring address from one of youth ministrys premiercommunicators.This fast-paced, funny, and challenging video crumblesstereotypes about youth and youth ministry, as Yaconellizeroes in on what is necessary to truly expose the kids oftoday to the love of Jesus Christ.This address, delivered before a youth workers conferencein Minneapolis, is funny, sad, and sometimes evenaggravating, but most of all it is thought-provoking.Yaconelli offers insight into certain aspects that liebehind youth ministry, such as true spirituality. Theconfused and jaded volunteer who drives eight kids in hisvan to a campsite may be just as spiritual, Yaconelli says,as an expert delivering a speech on the ministry.This address by Yaconelli will yield a new vision for youthministry and renewed energy for reaching kids with the GoodNews of the gospel.THE HEART OF YOUTH MINISTRY follows the vision YouthSpecialties founders Mike Yaconelli and Wayne Rice had 30years ago when they started a movement to get the churchserious about youth ministry. Youth Specialties strives toproduce quality resources for youth ministry professionalsand volunteers. It serves over 90,000 youth workersworldwide through conventions and seminars, YouthworkerJournal magazine, and books and videos produced inpartnership with Zondervan Publishing House for the past 15years.
The Heart of Youth Ministry is a must for anyone working with teenagers! Mike Yaconelli cuts right to the heart of youth ministry in this humorous, motivating address (filmed on location at a youth worker's conference). This two-part video series can easily be viewed during one leadership retreat or two shorter training sessions. It's a great resource for training and inspiring an entire youth ministry team. Mike's unique, candid style will push youth workers' ministries and emotions to the edge and will challenge them to focus on what it really takes to connect kids to the love of Jesus Christ. They'll come away with a new vision for their ministry -- and a new passion for reaching kids with the gospel.
In a provocative, hilarious, and inspiring address from Youth Specialties, this is Mike Yaconelli, one of youth ministry's premier communicators. Two videos make the set with a total running time of 142 minutes.
Mike Yaconelli was the founder of Youth Specialties. He spent 43 years of his life in ministry to youth, and 20 years as a pastor of a small church in Yreka, California (in recent years, Mike called it "the slowest growing church in America"). Mike and his wife, Karla, split their time between Yreka and San Diego. Mike speaks on the Heart of Youth Ministry training video, wrote The Disciple Experiment: A Faith-In-Action Student Journal and dozens of other youth ministry books. Mike was also the author of Dangerous Wonder: The Adventure of Childlike Faith, and Messy Spirituality: God's Annoying Love for Imperfect People, which are both available in book stores or online from Youth Specialties.
Before Mike passed away in October of 2003, he wrote two more books for Youth Specialties: The CORE Realities of Youth Ministry and Devotion. His fingerprints are all over Youth Specialties and this websiteyou can't miss his presence here!
- A Two-part Video Series That Will Inspire And Train Youth Ministry Teams, And Equip Them With A New Vision For Youth Ministry.
- 142 Minutes