Purpose Driven Youth Ministry

Author: Doug Fields
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310863635
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If you long to reach kids and see their lives changed by God, this comprehensive guide shows you how. Purpose Driven® Youth Ministry will do for youth ministry what Rick Warren's Gold Medallion award-winning, The Purpose Driven® Church is doing for pastoral ministry. It's an indispensable guide to creating and maintaining youth ministry for the long run. It will help you create a solid spiritual team that builds the foundations of the Christian faith into the hearts and lives of young people. Forged around the fundamental purposes of evangelism, discipleship, fellowship, ministry, and worship, Purpose Driven® Youth Ministry uses the experiences of Saddleback Church to illustrate what a healthy Youth ministry can be. Nine transferable principles help you - Connect with the power of God for passionate, committed leadership - Define the purpose of your ministry and communicate it effectively - Identify your potential audience - Create programs that reach your audience and fulfill God's purposes - Implement processes that move students to maturity - Enhance your ministry with clearly defined values - Team up with parents to involve the whole family - Find volunteers and develop them into participating leaders - Persevere through tough times and thrive in an ever-changing environment. Balancing both theory and practice, Purpose Driven® Youth Ministry can be applied to any church setting, regardless of size, denomination, facilities, resources, and existing leadership. Purpose-Driven Youth Ministry will help you develop a ministry that equips students rather than a ministry that coordinates events. Doug Fields says, "My goal for this book is to coach you through a plan to build a healthy youth ministry that isn't dependent on one great youth leader and won't be destroyed when the youth worker leaves the church. It's not a book on how to grow your youth ministry with six easy steps; it's about identifying, establishing, and building health into your church's youth ministry.

Love in the Time of Cholera

Author: Gabriel García Márquez
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1101911115
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AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN eBOOK! In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic. As he rises in his business career he whiles away the years in 622 affairs--yet he reserves his heart for Fermina. Her husband dies at last, and Florentino purposefully attends the funeral. Fifty years, nine months, and four days after he first declared his love for Fermina, he will do so again.

In Cold Blood

Author: Truman Capote
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781846321498
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In Cold Blood reconstructs the 1959 murders of a Kansas farmer, his wife and two of their children. Truman Capote's comprehensive study of the killings and subsequent investigation explores the circumstances surrounding this terrible crime and the effect it had on those involved. At the centre of his study are the amoral young killers Perry Smith and Dick Hickcock, who, vividly drawn by Capote, are shown to be reprehensible yet entirely and frighteningly human. The book that made Capote's name, In Cold Blood is a seminal work of modern prose, a remarkable synthesis of journalistic skill and powerfully evocative narrative. "The best documentary account of an American crime ever written." - New York Times.

If I Stay

Author: Gayle Forman
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780525421030
Format: PDF, Kindle
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With no memory of the car accident itself, 17-year-old Mia must come to terms with never really knowing what happened one horrific winter's day that changed her life forever.

Malinche

Author: Laura Esquivel
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 0743290356
Format: PDF
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Historical novel that retells the story of Hernâan Cortâes and Doäna Marina, his interpreter and mistress during the conquest of Mexico.

Spanish Vocabulary

Author: David Brodsky
Publisher: University of Texas Press
ISBN: 0292783345
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Unlike other vocabulary guides that require the rote memorization of literally thousands of words, this book starts from the premise that using the etymological connections between Spanish and English words—their common derivations from Latin, Greek, and other languages—is the most effective way to acquire and remember vocabulary. This approach is suitable for beginners as well as for advanced students. Teachers of the language will also find much material that can be used to help motivate their students to acquire, and retain, Spanish vocabulary. Spanish Vocabulary is divided into four parts and four annexes: Part I provides background material on the origins of Spanish and begins the process of presenting Spanish vocabulary. Part II presents "classical" Spanish vocabulary—words whose form (in both Spanish and English) is nearly unchanged from Latin and Greek. Part III deals with "popular" Spanish vocabulary, which underwent significant changes in form (and often meaning) during the evolution from Latin to Spanish. A number of linguistic patterns are identified that will help learners recognize and remember new vocabulary. Part IV treats a wide range of themes, including words of Germanic and Arabic origin, numbers, time, food and animals, the family, the body, and politics. Annex A: Principal exceptions to the "Simplified Gender Rule" Annex B: 700 words whose relations, if any, to English words are not immediately obvious Annex C: -cer verbs and related words Annex D: 4,500 additional words, either individually or in groups, with English correspondences

Congratulations You re Gifted

Author: Doug Fields
Publisher: Zondervan/Youth Specialties
ISBN: 0310569257
Format: PDF
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Are you confused about who you are or where you?re headed? Does your life seem cluttered and chaotic? Do you wish you understood God?s plan and purpose for your life? Do you want to uncover your God-given strengths? If you said yes to any of these questions, you?ve come to the right book.The first step is to know who you are. Remember, you?re a child of God?created by him with your own unique heart, abilities, personality, and spiritual gifts. God brought all those elements together in you so that you could serve him and the world in your own unique way.Inside the pages of this book, you?ll discover the place where your God-given passions and strengths intersect, and you?ll find the way you?re designed to serve. With interactive exercises and questions for you to answer, you?ll learn more about your:? Spiritual Gifts? Heart? Abilities? Personality? ExperiencesUnderstanding each of these areas of your life, you?ll begin to see who you are and how you?re designed to serve. You?ll stop serving because that?s what you?re ?supposed? to do, and start serving from the depths of your heart and soul because it?s what you were created to do.

Of Love and Other Demons

Author: Gabriel García Márquez
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 110191114X
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AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN eBOOK! On her twelfth birthday, Sierva Maria – the only child of a decaying noble family in an eighteenth-century South American seaport – is bitten by a rabid dog. Believed to be possessed, she is brought to a convent for observation. And into her cell stumbles Father Cayetano Delaura, who has already dreamed about a girl with hair trailing after her like a bridal train. As he tends to her with holy water and sacramental oils, Delaura feels something shocking begin to occur. He has fallen in love – and it is not long until Sierva Maria joins him in his fevered misery. Unsettling and indelible, Of Love and Other Demons is an evocative, majestic tale of the most universal experiences known to woman and man.