Synopses & Reviews
The Scriptures tell us we are “God’s workmanship,” born to participate in intimate relationship with God and do the work of His kingdom. Sadly, we often fall short of the grand design He intends.
Author T. J. Addington says that Jesus changed the rules about what is ordinary versus what is significant. Live Like You Mean It will help you find your true significance in living out the incredible work of God’s kingdom—work such as drawing others into relationship with Jesus and bringing Christ’s values to the marketplace. You’ll find that by extending the grace of Jesus to others in creative and compassionate ways and funding God’s work effectively, you can bring the kingdom of God to the hurting, the poor, and the marginalized.
This book will show you how to respond to your God-inspired inner urgings—to discover that sweet spot of your personal wiring—and live them out intentionally.
Be challenged to remember why you were called to youth ministry so you'll be renewed, inspired, and more effective in helping young people grow spiritually.
Author and pastor Jeff Lovingood believes to be successful in youth ministry, pastors need to embrace and understand certain enduring principles that will strengthen and carry them through the tough times when they are tempted to give up.
Make It Last outlines these values and provides practical guidelines to encourage youth workers to reflect on why they are called to the ministry.
An invaluable resource for anyone working with students in the church, Make It Last tackles important issues such as:
· Establishing a vision for youth ministry
· Creating a culture that balances evangelism and discipleship
· Building effective relationships with students and other ministries
· Celebrating what God has done
Youth pastors are leaving the ministry at an alarming rate. Burnt out and disillusioned, many of them have lost sight of their purpose: following God’s plan.
Author and pastor Jeff Lovingood believes that student pastors need to understand certain enduring principles in order to be successful in the long run. An invaluable resource for anyone working with students in the church, Make It Last outlines these principles and tackles important issues such as:
• Establishing a vision for youth ministry
• Creating a culture that balances evangelism and discipleship
• Building effective relationships with students, youth workers and volunteers, and other ministries
• Celebrating what God has done
Find out how embracing these guidelines will help you be renewed, inspired, and more effective as you guide young people in their spiritual growth.
This breakthrough book challenges you to live intentionally by honestly facing the 10 most critical questions you'll ever ask yourself.
Scripture tells us we are “God’s workmanship,” born to participate in intimate relationship with God. We are to do the work of His kingdom--this is foundational to our identity.
This book will show you how to respond to your God-inspired inner urgings and live them out intentionally. Discover your true significance and priorities in living out the incredible work of God’s kingdom.
A great discipleship tool, Live Like You Mean It also can be used in a missional setting or for personal spiritual growth.
About the Author
Jeff Lovingood is a longtime veteran of student ministry and is currently serving as next generation pastor at Long Hollow Baptist Church in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Having served in churches of all sizes, he’s used his practical work in the field to develop an effective youth ministry. Jeff has had the privilege of helping thousands of students and adults experience life-change and find their place in ministry. He is married to Rachel: an author, a speaker, and the mother of their three children.