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Youth Ministry Management Tools 2.0

Mike WorkGinny Olson
Youth Ministry Management Tools 2.0
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Youth Ministry Management Tools 2.0

Mike WorkGinny Olson

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Youth ministry isn't just meeting with students and teaching them God's truth. It also involves a myriad of administrative and operational details. Youth Ministry Management Tools 2.0 provides youth ministers and volunteers with helpful insights, advice, and practical resources to successfully manage a youth ministry. You'll find sample budgets, release forms for trips, and clear direction for screening applicants for volunteer positions. Authors Mike Work and Ginny Olson provide you with quick and accessible answers to all of your management, administrative, and supervisory questions and needs.Sprinkled throughout the manual are brief personal anecdotes by actual, in-the-trenches youth workers, case studies of church-office debacles, pivotal lessons learned over decades of ministry, nightmare scenarios to avoid, and glorious successes to emulate. No other book provides everything a youth ministry leader needs in one place at such an affordable price. This revised and updated edition of a youth ministry classic includes bonus online content, copy-ready pages and forms, and loads of other highly practical material.

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About "Youth Ministry Management Tools 2.0"

Youth ministry isn't just meeting with students and teaching them God's truth. It also involves a myriad of administrative and operational details. Youth Ministry Management Tools 2.0 provides youth ministers and volunteers with helpful insights, advice, and practical resources to successfully manage a youth ministry. You'll find sample budgets, release forms for trips, and clear direction for screening applicants for volunteer positions. Authors Mike Work and Ginny Olson provide you with quick and accessible answers to all of your management, administrative, and supervisory questions and needs.Sprinkled throughout the manual are brief personal anecdotes by actual, in-the-trenches youth workers, case studies of church-office debacles, pivotal lessons learned over decades of ministry, nightmare scenarios to avoid, and glorious successes to emulate. No other book provides everything a youth ministry leader needs in one place at such an affordable price. This revised and updated edition of a youth ministry classic includes bonus online content, copy-ready pages and forms, and loads of other highly practical material.
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Meet the Authors

Mike Work

Mike Work works in the Denver area with Youth For Christ, USA. He is a frequent speaker at camps, retreats, and youth ministry training events.

Ginny Olson

Ginny is currently the codirector of the Center for Youth Ministry Studies and assistant professor of youth ministry at North Park University and Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois. Before teaching undergraduate and seminary students, she was involved in hands-on youth ministry for more than twenty years at various churches and camps, including serving on staff in the junior high ministry at Willow Creek Community Church. She is coauthor of the Youth Specialties resource, Youth Ministry Management Tools, as well as an editor and contributing author for Breaking the Gender Barrier in YouA

Table Of Contents

  • :outline For Ymmt V2
  • Chapter 1 - Introduction To Management Of Youth Ministry
  • A. Why Management Is Sometimes Difficult For Ym People
  • B. Theological Underpinnings Of Youth Ministry Management
  • C. If You're New To Youth Ministry: The First Steps You Need To Take.
  • Section I -- Strategic Foundations Of Youth Ministry
  • Chapter 2 -- Starting Point Of Ym Management
  • A. Philosophy Of Youth Ministry
  • B. Philosophy Of Leadership
  • C. Vision & Mission
  • Chapter 3 - Strategic Planning
  • Developing A Strategic Plan For Your Youth Ministry
  • A. Demographics Of Your Community
  • B. Demographics Of Your Church
  • C. What's A Swot Analysis And How Can It Help You?
  • D. Values, Beliefs, Assumptions, And Guiding Principles
  • E. Goals: Smart
  • F. Evaluating A Youth Ministry
  • Chapter 4 - Planning
  • A. Short-term Planning
  • B. Long-term Planning
  • Section Ii -- Organization And Youth Ministry
  • Chapter 5 - Events
  • A.types Of Events
  • B.creating
  • C.guidelines
  • D.risk Management
  • E.contracts, Forms, Budgets
  • F.marketing
  • Chapter 6 -- Communications
  • A.target Your Communication
  • B.tools For Communication: Websites, Texting, Emails, Etc
  • C.designing And Prioritizing Marketing
  • Chapter 7 - Finances
  • A. Budget Basics
  • B. Financial Policies
  • C. Developing A Year-long Budget
  • D. Fund-raising
  • Chapter 8 - General Office Procedures
  • A.office Set Up
  • B.office Protocol
  • C.filing Systems
  • Chapter 9 - Risk Management
  • A. Foundation Of Risk Management
  • B. Safety Policies
  • C. Necessary Forms: Registration, Permission, Medical Release
  • D. Background Checks
  • E. Insurance Coverage
  • Chapter 10 - Working With Boards & Committees
  • A. Type Of Boards: Advisory, Governing, Policy Making,
  • B. Board Responsibilities
  • C. Selection Of Board And Committee Members
  • D. Governing Policies
  • E. Running Meetings
  • Chapter 11 - Writing On The Job
  • A.writing Reports For Annual Meetings, Governing Boards, Etc.
  • B.correspondence: How To Write Your Resignation, A Thank You, An Invitation
  • C.how To Put Together A Proposal
  • D.writing Reference Letters
  • E.intellectual Property
  • Section 3: People And Youth Ministry
  • Chapter 12 - Team: Recruiting, Screening, And Developing
  • A.philosophy Of Team
  • B.job Descriptions And Expectations
  • C.recruiting Volunteers
  • D.screening
  • E.orientation And Evaluation Strategy For New Volunteers
  • F.developing The Team
  • Chapter 13- Student Leaders
  • A. Philosophy
  • B. How To Develop A Team
  • C. Roles And Expectations
  • D. Teachable Moments In Developing Leaders
  • Chapter 14 - Interns
  • A. Getting Your Church On Board
  • B. Preparing For Interns
  • C. Recruiting And Screening
  • D. Internship Development Plan
  • E. Evaluation
  • Section 4: You And Youth Ministry
  • Chapter 15 -- Employed As A Youth Minister
  • A.resumes, Cv's, And Linkedin -- Making Yourself Known
  • B.job Descriptions
  • C.researching A Position
  • D.interviewing
  • E.salary
  • F.job Reviews
  • G.negotiating: A Raise, Vacation, Schooling, Etc.
  • H.professional Boundaries
  • I.leaving: When It's Your Choice And When It's Not.
  • Chapter 16 -- Managing Your Life In Ministry
  • A.time Management
  • B.setting Priorities
  • C.planning For Your Future

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  • Catalogue Code 398018
  • Product Code 9780310516859
  • ISBN 0310516854
  • EAN 9780310516859
  • Pages 480
  • Department Ministry
  • Category Youth Ministry
  • Sub-Category Youth Leaders
  • Publisher Zondervan
  • Publication Date Sep 2014
  • Sales Rank #46029
  • Dimensions 254 x 203 x 25 mm
  • Weight 0.961kg

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