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Mission-shaped youth : rethinking young people and church

Examines what it means to have a 'youth-mission-shaped church'. It challenges us to intersect with today's young people in their daily lives and culture. The authors urge us to offer a mission that isn't just about evangelism, but is also about supporting pastorally and spiritually.
Print Book, English, 2007
Church House Publishing, London, 2007
Case studies
xvi, 127 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
9780715140826, 0715140825
How did we get here? : a short history of youth work / Tim Sudworth
The seven mission-shaped values of youth ministry / Graham Cray
The ever-changing context of young people / Tim Sudworth
Schools-based projects. The Grow project, Oxford Diocese / Mark Berry
Youth ministry based in high schools, Blackburn Diocese / Peter Ballard
Congregation-based projects. Pulse, Chorleywood / Mark Russell
Eden, Steyning, East Sussex / Derek Spencer
Life, Ashtead, Surrey / Adam Prior
Are youth congregations healthy? : a Roman Catholic perspective / Avril Baigent
Young people outside the church. Grafted project, Scottish Borders / Paul Little
A reflection on inter-faith work / Andrew Smith
Creative approaches to prayer and sacraments. 24-7 prayer, international project / Ian Nicholson
Critical Mass, Peterborough / Tim Sledge
Overview of the case studies : challenges and encouragements for the wider church / Chris Russell
What might a youth-mission-shaped church look life? / Chris Russell
Postscript : what's emerging? / Tim Sudworth