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The Seven Checkpoints for Youth Leaders: Seven Principles Every Teenager Needs to Know

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Imagine meeting with the parents of your students and showing them the seven principles that serve as the foundation for all you will teach your kids.

Imagine having a content calendar that can be used to guide the development of your activity calendar throughout the year.



Imagine having a handful of carefully crafted principles to choose from in developing the theme of ever
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Hardcover, 251 pages
Published May 1st 2001 by Howard Publishing Co.
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Jeff
Aug 18, 2015 Jeff rated it it was amazing
Most important book I've read in Youth Ministry. It dramatically altered the way I looked at both leading a youth ministry and even raising my own children. A MUST READ book for anyone interested in guiding children/students toward a healthy and mature adulthood.
Scott Frazier
Nov 06, 2015 Scott Frazier rated it really liked it
Practical book on the 7 necessities every youth ministry should strive to teach students. Highly recommend this book!
Heather Gill
Feb 08, 2016 Heather Gill rated it it was amazing
I use this plan for my youth group yearly!
Jt
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Shelves: youth-ministry
good stuff for youth
MrWalterN
Aug 24, 2011 MrWalterN rated it really liked it
Stanley and Hall offer insightful advice for structuring and planning a student ministry in this book. I advise you to read it during the process of planning your ministry. The focus of each chapter will most likely fit into some part of your programming, but not necessarily in the order the book presents, so take good notes! I enthusiastically recommend The Seven Checkpoints to any student minister or volunteer interested in intentional organization of student ministry for significan spiritual ...more
Kevin
Jun 11, 2013 Kevin rated it liked it
This book had a lot of great ideas for doing youth ministry in a church context. The book didn't really talk as much about practical ways to implement these larger ideas in a youth program as I would have liked. Much of the content was, however, quite useful, especially if you are attempting to reorient the direction of your church's youth ministry.
Michael
Jan 01, 2010 Michael rated it really liked it
Great checkpoints. It is funny reading this book which was written in 2001. The nine years that have passed have seen many changes in the youth culture. Fortunately, what the students need to know hasn't changed! Helpful for those who are doing youth Ministry.
Dan
Dec 24, 2013 Dan rated it it was amazing
Not just for youth leaders. Every parent should read this before their child becomes a teenager.
Matt
Jul 05, 2008 Matt rated it really liked it
Recommended to Matt by: Bill Johnson
This was very good. Every student ministry should make sure their aim focuses on these.
Shimar
Jan 15, 2011 Shimar rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I thought this book good. It was practical, clear, and readily applicable.
Liz
Jul 10, 2014 Liz rated it it was amazing
Amazing Book! Must read for Children's and Youth Pastors!
Russ
Dec 24, 2007 Russ rated it really liked it
Good reading for any one in youth ministry.
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Andy Stanley is the senior pastor of North Point Community Church, Buckhead Church, and Browns Bridge Community Church. He also founded North Point Ministries, which is a worldwide Christian organization.
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