Youth Ministry Course

Growing Spiritual Grit in Teenagers

Rick Lawrence
Coming February 2019

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Course Overview

Now more than ever, teenagers are in desperate need of strength and perseverance—especially as they try to follow Jesus in a culture that is rapidly moving away from Jesus. This training will help you create a ministry environment that naturally grows spiritual grit in teenagers. You’ll learn how to help kids tap into the “core strength” of Jesus with practical “grit-growing” strategies and ideas.

Course Outcomes

U Discover

Ways to build endurance, character, confidence, and hope in teenagers.

How risk-taking in youth ministry fuels long-term spiritual impact.

Innovative ways to create a ministry environment that leads teenagers into a deep attachment to their true source of strength.

U Will

Create a ministry environment that helps teenagers build a stronger connection to the heart of Jesus, then helps them grow in their “core spiritual strength.”

About the Instructor

Rick Lawrence

Rick Lawrence is an author, ministry leader, and longtime executive editor of Group’s Simply Youth Ministry resources. He’s led the Simply Youth Ministry Conference and co-creates the 50-city Simply Youth Ministry Local Training tour. He’s the general editor of the best-selling Jesus-Centered Bible and is the author, co-author, or editor of 38 books.

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