Learn Before You Leap: 101 Case Studies for Youth Pastors (Ys Academic) (Paperback)

Learn Before You Leap: 101 Case Studies for Youth Pastors (Ys Academic) By Kevin Turner Cover Image
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Designed to introduce and promote the use of case studies and strategic intentional interviews into the growing and developing of present and future youth workers, Learn Before You Leap provides an argument for the use of "problem centered learning" strategies that are common practices in the areas of the social sciences, leadership and business but not yet publicly developed or resourced in the growing field of youth ministry education.

Learn Before You Leap also:

  • Helps new youth workers process situations they'll encounter through role play.
  • Enables veteran youth workers to keep sharp and mentor younger youth workers and volunteers.
  • Uses Problem Based Learning to help promote critical thinking and problem solving in the youth ministry context.
  • Discusses the value and strategies for using interviews as a ministry development tool.

Includes ten case studies each addressing issues common to youth ministry organized by topical focus and a fully developed interview worksheet on the given topic--appropriate to a formal class room setting, an online threaded discussion, an informal youth ministry network lunch, a one-on-one internship discussion over coffee, or an individual reading.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780310890294
ISBN-10: 0310890292
Publisher: Zondervan
Publication Date: October 13th, 2012
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: Ys Academic