In addition to a book for teens, My Faith, My Life is a curriculum. With this guide, leaders can create short, intermediate, and longer programs, including confirmation sequences of six, nine, or twelve-sessions, a retreat or similar short program, or a longer study that is integrated with other current programs over the entire academic year. Filled with prayers to begin and end each session, plus a variety of activities that tap into multiple learning styles and ways to interact with the congregation, this will be a primary go-to resource for any youth leader. New material includes how to select, train, and support mentors, as well as how leaders can strengthen their own spiritual life. With this Leader's Guide, My Faith, My Life will continue as a trusted Confirmation curriculum for the Episcopal Church. Newly available in print and eBook editions Supports a foundational book for youth in the Episcopal Church Releases along with the revised edition of primary text
• Bestseller revision to be released in time for confirmation season and in advance of the 2015 General Convention of the Episcopal Church • Includes study guide questions; a new print companion Leader’s Guide sold separately • Foreword by Dr. Lisa Kimball, Virginia Theological Seminary This revised edition of the best-selling 2006 title now includes end-of-chapter questions for the readers as well as updated material sprinkled throughout to reflect what has occurred in the past 10-years in the church and world. The Five Marks of Mission and what it means to be a disciple of Christ will be a focus of this new version, which also models student-centered learning as opposed to teacher-driven instruction. For teen study and confirmation preparation, this book can serve as a curriculum for helping teens discover Scripture, church history, sacraments, the meaning and practice of prayer, and what ministry means in the lives of real teens today. A framework for small-group gatherings for each chapter is included as a new section in the back of the book.
- Revised and updated popular resource for adults - Not just a book of information, but a book for transformation The everything-you-need to know adult guide to the Episcopal Church that is easy to read but with substance for newcomers, adult formation groups, and lifelong Episcopalians who desire to know more about their church. The language of worship, theology, church structure, sacraments, and discipleship offers a framework to explore the meaning and practice of being an Episcopalian and follower of Jesus. This updated and revised version of the popular original 2009 book incorporates new initiatives and changes in the Episcopal Church, including marriage, inclusion of LBGTQ+ persons, Presiding Bishop Michael Curry's call to join the Jesus Movement, and taking our faith out into the world, following our baptismal promises. A Leader Guide is included in this revised edition in addition to the "transformation questions" that follow each chapter.
Your students can learn to share their faith! All they have to do is Live the Life!Based on the DC/LA Youth Evangelism SuperConference, the complete Live the Life! 6-lesson video curriculum has all you need to lead your kids into reaching their friends for God by--Depending on Jesus Being real Loving others Sharing the gospel Getting connected Having courageYou’ll be teaching, but you won’t do all the talking. You get lots of help as you lead your kids through Live the Life! Student Evangelism Training--Your teaching partner--a lively, cool, on-screen presenter who makes evangelism come alive for kids. A wild variety of segments in the Live the Life! video that are as quirky and fun as they are instructional, illustrative, and biblical. 'Talkback' times that let your students give you feedback. Small-group moments, when kids process what they’ve heard. Individual time for kids to jot and journal in their Live the Life! Guidebooks.And this Leader’s Guide walks you through it all clearly and easily. Whether you’re a junior or senior high youth worker, a CE or Sunday school director, or a pastor--Live the Life! will get your teenagers excited about living and sharing their faith.
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