The Guy's Guide to God, Girls, and the Phone in Your Pocket melds spiritual and practical advice with humor—a winning combination for teens trying to navigate the ups and downs of real-life situations with confidence and wisdom. Guys will be encouraged and challenged with sound, biblically-based advice equipping them to stand up for their faith and live the Christian walk every day—plus, they’ll encounter some humorous, common-sense tips along the way. Each of the 101 accessible chapters wraps up with thought-provoking questions, making The Guy's Guide a perfect book to work through with friends or small groups.
The Smart Girl’s Guide to God, Guys, and the Galaxy melds spiritual and practical advice with humor—a winning combination for teens trying to navigate the ups and downs of life with grace and confidence. Girls will be encouraged and challenged with sound, biblically-based advice equipping them to stand up for their faith and live the Christian walk every day—plus, they’ll encounter some fun, common-sense tips along the way. Each of the 101 accessible chapters wraps up with relevant scripture selections and thought-provoking questions, making The Smart Girl’s Guide a perfect book to work through with friends or small groups.
Author: Jason Boyett
Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc
Release Date: 2010-06-20
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
A Guy's Guide to Life: How to Become a Man in 224 Pages or Less is a teenage guy’s handbook to becoming a man with a healthy mind, body, and soul. What does society want of teen guys? To be independent, tough, and macho? To be a sensitive, caring metrosexual? To excel in school and sports and business? The challenges are many, and we haven't even mentioned the most important-and most frightening-topic of conversation: girls. The road to manhood is a perilous one. Guys need a guidebook, one that asks and answers the questions they're reluctant to discuss. They need a book that addresses the myths of manhood with a straightforward approach teenage guys will appreciate and absorb. Author Jason Boyett understands what many fail to realize—that somewhere between the awkwardness and braggadocio, the goofiness and the developing body, there is a real person struggling to make his mark on the world.
The Smart Girl’s Guide to Mean Girls, Manicures, and God's Amazing Plan for ME melds spiritual and practical advice with humor—a winning combination as you’re trying to navigate the ups and downs of life with grace and confidence. You’ll be encouraged and challenged with sound, biblically-based advice equipping you to go deeper in your faith and grow an increasingly intimate relationship with God—plus, you'll encounter some fun, common-sense tips along the way.
Author: Jonathan Catherman
Release Date: 2014-04-15
Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
There's a lot a guy needs to know as he grows up and makes his way in the world. And a lot of it, he wouldn't necessarily want to have to ask about because then, well, people would know he didn't know what he was doing! For all the guys out there who want to have it all together, Jonathan Catherman offers this collection of one hundred step-by-step instructions on almost everything a guy needs to know, including how to · wear cologne correctly · manage a credit card · talk to a girl · plan a date · write a résumé · ask for a reference · clean a bathroom · throw a football · change a tire · behave during a traffic stop · fold a shirt · tie a tie · grill a steak · clear a sink drain · find a stud in a wall In fact, if it's in here, it's an important skill or character trait practiced by capable and confident men. With great illustrations and a supporting website, this all-in-one reference tool for young men in the making is the perfect gift for birthdays, graduations, or any occasion.
With all their social networks and virtual communities, you d think your students are well connected. But they re still feeling alone and isolated. Whether you re a volunteer youth worker or the lead youth pastor, getting some students to open up and share their lives can be a challenge. Here you ll get the practical tools needed to help you engage students in meaningful, one-on-one dialogue to impact their lives beyond the youth room and into adulthood."
In 52 Ways to Connect with Your Smartphone Obsessed Kid, author Jonathan McKee offers just the help you need to have meaningful interaction with your kids instead of always overreacting to their unhealthy consumption of technology and media. In a world where over 80 percent of 12- to 17-year-olds now own a smartphone, parents are searching for ways to pry their kids’ eyes from their devices and engage them in real, face-to-face conversation. Mckee--drawing from his 20-plus years of experience working with teenagers, studying youth culture, and raising three teens of his own--provides an abundant supply of useful tips and creative ideas to help you bond with the Smartphone Generation.
Author: Brett McKay
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2009-09-17
Man Up! While it's definitely more than just monster trucks, grilling and six-pack abs, true manliness is hard to define. The words macho and manly are not synonymous. Taking lessons from classic gentlemen such as Benjamin Franklin and Theodore Roosevelt, authors Brett and Kate McKay have created a collection of the most useful advice every man needs to know to live life to its full potential. This book contains a wealth of information that ranges from survival skills to social skills to advice on how to improve your character. Whether you are braving the wilds with your friends, courting your girlfriend or raising a family, inside you'll find practical information and inspiration for every area of life. You'll learn the basics all modern men should know, including how to: Shave like your grandpa Be a perfect houseguest Fight like a gentleman using the art of bartitsu Help a friend with a problem Give a man hug Perform a fireman's carry Ask for a woman's hand in marriage Raise resilient kids Predict the weather like a frontiersman Start a fire without matches Give a dynamic speech Live a well-balanced life So jump in today and gain the skills and knowledge you need to be a real man in the 21st century.
Author: Jeff Feldhahn
Release Date: 2008-09-16
Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
Just for guys… the inside scoop on girls from the girls themselves. Okay, the authors aren't girls. But to bring you the facts they surveyed more than 1,000 of them. Every teen guy wants to know how girls are wired, what they want, and how they really think… Or at least how to talk to a girl without feeling like an idiot. Here's your chance to find out.
Author: Stephen Arterburn
Release Date: 2004-01-20
Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
In this world you’re surrounded by sexual images that open the door to temptation. They’re everywhere–on TV, billboards, magazines, music, the internet–and so easy to access that it sometimes feels impossible to escape their clutches. Yet God expects his children to be sexually pure. So how can you survive the relentless battle against temptation? Here’s powerful ammunition. Steve Arterburn and Fred Stoeker, the authors of the hard-hitting best-seller Every Man’s Battle, now focus on the temptations young single Christian men like you face every day–and they offer workable, biblical strategies for achieving sexual purity. The authors examine the standard of Ephesians 5:3–“there must not be even a hint of sexual immorality”–in a positive and sensitive light. And they explain how an authentic, vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ is the key to victory over temptation. Every Young Man’s Battle will show you how to train your eyes and your mind, how to clean up your thought life, and how to develop a realistic battle plan for remaining pure in today’s sexually soaked culture. As a result, you’ll experience hope–real hope–for living a strong, pure life God’s way From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: Jonathan McKee
Release Date: 2013-08-15
Genre: Conduct of life
The Zombie Apocalypse Survival Guide for Teenagers isn't a normal book. It's not even a normal Zombie survival guide. It's a story of three teenagers enduring and surviving against the odds, adapting where many adults failed. Not many teenagers survived "The Havoc," probably because most didn't acclimate and learn like these three.So what's the secret to their survival?Good question. The answer lies in these pages, a journal written by a teenager named Chris.Each section includes some discussion questions to help you digest what you just read. These questions will point to the Bible here and there for some wisdom that has stood the test of time: wisdom for surviving your real world.
Author: Dr. John Thorington
Publisher: Restoring Hearts Press
Release Date: 2016-01-22
You Have Been Invited to a Life of Relational and Sexual Fulfillment! War has been declared, and every teen needs a plan of action for living pure on this epic battlefield. Teens today are confronted with a culture of online pornography, chat rooms, sexting, and sex on demand. The enemy attacks the young, hoping to wound and leave them destroyed. But there is hope. Pure Teens is a valuable, practical resource for every Christian teen about relationships and sex—and why they are such a big deal to God. Not one to shy away from edgy topics, John candidly shares: · the groundbreaking science that explains the addictive power of cybersex · straight talk about masturbation and pornography · a battle plan for living porn-free, with sexual integrity · a positive perspective about sacred sex · the keys to a lifetime of fulfilling intimacy · how to live boldly while honoring God Each of the chapters in Pure Teens will help teens figure out God’s roadmap for making decisions about how to honor Him, relationships, and sex. Parents and counselors will also find tested and proven successful steps young people can take to live lives of godly freedom and integrity. “Our teen generation is in an unprecedented sexual battle. Dr. Thorington gives teens biblical truth to help them win this battle.” —Douglas Weiss, Ph.D., Executive Director of Heart to Heart Counseling Center “It has been well said, ‘not to plan is a plan to fail.’ Dr. John Thorington shares an excellent plan of action for your teen to live a sexually pure life in a sexually polluted culture. This book is a great resource for parents to use in healthy conversations with their teens, and will give teens hope for a life of purity by removing their feelings of aloneness on the journey to sexual purity and godly passions.” —Dr. Michael Lewis, Executive Director, Pastoral Care and Development, North American Mission Board