Fuller Youth Institute

FYI

Children of Divorce

Kara Powell

Kara Powell interviews Fuller and Princeton alum Andy Root about the youth ministry implications of his new book, The Children of Divorce: The Loss of Family as the Loss of Being.


Fund Development for Your Ministry

FYI

In this workshop, Dr. Larry Acosta, President of Urban Youth Workers Institute, shares insights to help you develop your own fund-raising skills in your ministry. (1 hour 30 minutes) Click to download a pdf of Larry's notes.


John Losey Interview

Brad M. Griffin

Brad Griffin interviews youth ministry veteran John "Bear" Losey, who helps us tap into the learning potential of every experience for kids' growth.  John is the author of Experiential Youth Ministry Handbook: How Intentional Activity Can Make the Spiritual Stuff Stick (Vol 1 and 2) and has been teaching and leading people since 1983.  Check out more of John's resources at praxistraining.com.


Scott Rubin Interview

Brad M. Griffin

Brad Griffin interviews Scott Rubin, middle school pastor at Willow Creek Community Church and co-author of Middle School Ministry: A Comprehensive Guide to Working with Early Adolescents, about the misconceptions and surprises of working with middle school kids.


Ron Hammer Seminar

FYI

[podcast]http://fulleryouthinstitute.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/ron-hammer.mp3[/podcast] Recently Dr. Ron Hammer shared a helpful seminar for parents of teenagers at a local church, and we wanted to pass it on to you as a resource.  A practicing pastoral psychotherapist, professor at Fuller Theological Seminary, and former pastor, Ron’s goal is to equip parents to understand the complex environment of adolescence.  This seminar provides parents with new ideas to explore relating to their teenage sons and daughters, and ends with practical tips about empowering kids through the way we listen to them.


Jim Belcher Interview

Kara Powell

Kara Powell interviews pastor and author Jim Belcher about the content of his new book Deep Church: A Third Way Beyond Emerging and Traditional and its implications for youth ministry. A Fuller graduate, Jim is founding church planter and lead pastor of Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Newport Beach, California. See www.thedeepchurch.com for more.


Eddie Gibbs Interview

Kara Powell

Kara Powell interviews Eddie Gibbs, senior professor of church growth at Fuller Seminary and author of multiple books on the church, including LeadershipNext: Changing Leaders in a Changing Culture, and most recently, ChurchMorph: How Megatrends Are Reshaping Christian Communities.


Scott Cormode Interview

Kara Powell

Kara Powell interviews Scott Cormode about meaning-making in ministry leadership.  Cormode serves as a Professor of Leadership Development at Fuller and is the author of Making Spiritual Sense: Christian Leaders As Spiritual Interpreters and developer of christianleaders.org.


What is the Gospel?

FYI

At our recent Sticky Faith Summit, FYI gathered over 20 leaders from around the country to tackle tough questions about helping faith stick in kids' lives. In this session, Chap Clark reframes the core of the Gospel for youth ministry by looking to the Apostle Paul.


Terry Linhart Interview

Kara Powell

Kara Powell interviews author and youth evangelism expert Terry Linhart about the research behind his new book with Dave Rahn, Evangelism Remixed: Empowering Students for Courageous and Contagious Faith (Zondervan/YS, 2009). Terry Linhart, PhD teaches youth ministry at Bethel College (IN) where he also serves as dean of the School of Religion and Philosophy.  He has authored a number of youth ministry articles and books, and has been a key collaborator in our short-term missions research at FYI.