Xulon Press Announces New Book Offering Insight and Inspiration on Leading Well and Enjoying Ministry

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The most comprehensive and pragmatic book on developing a healthy youth ministry

Dr. Charles W. Boyd

Finally a book that takes you from the historical rise of youth ministry to organizing and leading youth ministry with excellence in a post-modern culture.

Dr. Charles W. Boyd’s new book Equip ($16.49, paperback, 9781545602492; $8.99, E-book, 9781545602515; $26.49, hardcover, 9781545602508) shares with readers that youth ministry needs leaders who are willing to invest in four “essentials”. The Essential of Self-Development: caring for your personal spiritual fitness to be the person God has in mind; The Essential of Other-Development: recruiting, equipping, and caring for volunteer leadership; The Essential of Managing Well: establishing an operational system that is sustainable, biblical, and enjoyable; The Essential of Gospelizing: filtering and evaluating your ministry through the lens of discipleship and evangelism. Dr. Charles W. Boyd invites readers to evaluate what they do from these four essentials.

Dr. Boyd says, “There is finally a book that takes you from the historical rise of youth ministry to organizing and leading youth ministry with excellence in a post-modern culture.”

Dr. Charles “Poker” Boyd is the founder and president of Student Ministry Essentials, Inc. After serving exclusively in the local church for 20 years, he launched a non-profit organization allowing him to serve youth ministers and youth ministries as consultant, coach, trainer, and advocate. As a course writer for Samford University, The Baptist College of Florida, and The Institute for Student Ministry Excellence he is committed to being a lifelong learner and encourager to those who labor as unsung heroes of the adolescent community. His passion for healthy youth ministers and excellence in youth ministry is unparalleled.

Xulon Press, a division of Salem Media Group, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 12,000 titles published to date. Retailers may order Equip through Ingram Book Company and/or Spring Arbor Book Distributors. The book is available online through xulonpress.com/bookstore, amazon.com, and barnesandnoble.com.

Media Contact: Dr. Charles W. Boyd
Email: pb(at)smeonline(dot)net
Website: http://www.smeonline.net

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