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Consuming Youth: Navigating youth from being consumers to being consumed (YS Academic) by [Berard, John, Penner, James, Bartlett, Rick]
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From the Back Cover

Today's relentless, consumer culture---dominated by popular media's emphasis on bigger, better, and more, and catering to teenagers every want and desire---is leaving our youth adrift in a sea of conflicting messages. Messages that every youth worker must be able to decode and redirect away from the material world towards helping young people become who God created them to be: givers instead of receivers, servers instead of consumers. Consuming Youth is for any adult who recognizes that following Jesus means leading young people through the pitfalls of consumer culture, helping them discover vocation---where their great gladness meets a world's great need, and unleashing the kingdom of God on earth.

About the Author

John Berard has more than twenty-five years of experience in youth ministry as a practitioner, professor and consultant with churches and organizations on issues of youth ministry, education and leadership development. He is an MA graduate of Providence Theological Seminary and currently works as the National Training Director for YFC Canada and is on staff at st. benedict's table.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 642 KB
  • Print Length: 192 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Up to 5 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits
  • Publisher: Zondervan/Youth Specialties (4 Jan. 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B004EHZLLI
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,643,646 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Joshua C Robertson
3.0 out of 5 starsGood book offering an unexpected solution to consumerism.
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Philip G Neufeld
5.0 out of 5 starsGood Analysis of Youth "stuck in limbo" and "shaped by consumption" with Healthy proposal for new Ideology of Youth
1 March 2011 - Published on Amazon.com
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Steven J. Thurman
5.0 out of 5 starsQuestioning the Labels We've Put on Teens
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