Category: Book Reviews

My thoughts about books.

Book Review: YOUthwork

There are 99 ideas in this book that are 100 percent helpful. “The best ideas almost always come from experience,” and Youthwork shows just how much you can learn in a few decades of youth ministry. Pearson & Santhouse present an encyclopedia of issues and experiences that youth workers are likely to face, along with

Book Review: Volunteer Like A Pro

Volunteer Like a Pro Jim Hancock Zondervan/Youth Specialties, January 2009, 144 pp., $12.99, Volunteer Like a Pro is Jim Hancock’s attempt to squeeze 20 years of youth ministry experience into a crash course on volunteer youth leading. Each two-to-three page chapter touches on an important aspect of lay ministry with teens. Youth workers should read it cover