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Who is this product for?The author encourages pastors, Directors of Christian Education, youth ministry volunteers, college or seminary students or anyone who has an interest in youth ministry, adolescent development, and practical theology to read this book.What does this book provide?This book examines what Lutheran theology adds to the whole field of youth ministry that isn't found elsewhere. It begins with an introduction to Eutychus, who is a paradigm of adolescent development. The book chapters are divided into three sections:
- An overview of youth, youth ministry, and spirituality
- Lutheran theology's unique contribution to youth ministry
- Putting Lutheran theology's strengths to work in youth ministryWho is the author?Rev. Dr. John W. Oberdeck is Professor of Theology and Assistant Director for Lay Ministry at Concordia University, in Mequon, Wisconsin. He holds a M.A. in Education and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology. Oberdeck has also served as a parish pastor and on the faculty of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis.