REFERENCES WE CITED

Below are the books, policies, & websites we used to help us assemble our Ministry Manual.

Feel free to click through the links & use these references.

OUR CHURCH

What We Teach & Why

˖ Interests + Hurts + Needs concept- Rick Warren www.Pastors.com

Web of Support

˖ Concept called ‘Constellation of Relationships’ by Mark Devries “Sustainable Youth Ministry”

˖ Family Involvement inspired by Michelle Anthony & Megan Marshman- “7 Family Ministry Essentials”

OUR SMALL GROUPS

Why Small Groups

˖ Inspired by Reggie Joiner & Tom Shefchunas- “Lead Small”

˖ Inspired by Nelson Searcy & Kerrick Thomas- “Activate”

˖ Inspired by Larry Osborne- “Sticky Church”

˖ Inspired by Steve Gladen- “Small Groups with Purpose”

˖ Inspired by Brad House- “Community”

˖ Inspired by Ed Welch- “Side by Side”

6 Phases of a Small Group

˖ Questions by Kevin DeYoung-www.thegospelcoalition.org/

BEYOND SMALL GROUPS

Connecting with Students Outside Small Groups

˖ Inspired by Tim Chester and Steve Timmis “Total Church”

Incorporating God’s Word

˖ Inspired by Kenneth Berding- “Bible Revival”

Counseling a Student

˖ Verse list from www.kidzmatter.com

˖ Inspired by Robert Kelleman- “Gospel Centered Counseling”

SAFETY

Emergency Procedures

˖ Lockdown from “Developing High-Quality School Emergency Operations Plan” www.fema.gov

˖ Earthquakes from www.ready.gov/earthquakes