Episode 118: “Effective Youth Ministry” with Ron Belsterling

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FURTHER RESOURCES
Resources, links, or other helpful tools mentioned in the podcast:

Ron Belsterling (bio)
American Gospel: Christ Alone (Netflix Documentary)
CPYU Virtual Parent Seminars
Youth Culture Today with Walt Mueller (daily 60-second radio show and podcast)

Books mentioned or helpful to the conversation:
A Defense of Youth Ministry: Attachment Relationship Ministry by Ron Belsterling
Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling by Andy Crouch
Too Christian, Too Pagan: How to Love the World Without Falling For It by Dick Staub
Emotionally Healthy Spirituality: It’s Impossible to be Spiritually Mature While Remaining Emotionally Immature by Peter Scazzero
The Scandal of the Evangelical Mind by Mark A. Noll
The Juvenilization of American Christianity by Thomas E. Bergler
Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain by Daniel J. Siegel
iGen: Why Today’s Super-Connected Kids are Growing up Less Rebellious, More Tolerant, Less Happy – And Completely Unprepared for Adulthood * and What That Means for the Rest of Us by Jean M. Twenge
The Next Story: Life and Faith After the Digital Explosion by Tim Challies
A Biblical Theology of Youth Ministry: Teenagers in the Life of the Church by Michael McGarry
Re/Modeling Youth Ministry: A Biblical Blueprint for Ministering to Students by Christopher Talbot
First-Century Youth Ministry: Exploring Our Jewish Roots to Reclaim Discipleship by Heather Quiroz

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