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We live in a hyper-connected and over-scheduled society. This has led to many questions from those in the world of youth ministry on how this recent shift towards hyper-connection and over-scheduling has impacted ministry to students. This e-book is based on research and an informal study that explored the causes and affects of this societal shift. More importantly, this informal study sought to explore how youth workers can best minister to students in the midst of this cultural shift that has affected so many aspects of their lives.

This 50 page e-book was based on Derek’s master’s degree thesis.

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Youth Ministry in a Hyper-Connected and Over-Scheduled Society

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An e-book that examines the hyper-connected and over-scheduled world our students live in, and the resulting implications for effective youth ministry.
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Derek Parson

Derek has been serving in the crazy and amazing world of youth ministry for 15+ years. He is currently the Associate Pastor of Youth and Media at the Laurel Nazarene Church in Laurel, Delaware. He got his bachelor's degree in youth ministry at Mount Vernon Nazarene University, and his master’s degree in Youth and Young Adult Ministries from Messiah College. He married way out of his league, and has 2 amazing sons. Derek is a self-proclaimed Star Wars nerd and enjoys discussing life and theology over a good cup of coffee.

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Free Ebook by Doug Fields

There are plenty of people who are grateful that you do what you do. Your students are, their families are, and your church is, even though they may not say it often enough. I want to say thanks on behalf of them, and model the way we need to be saying thanks to the leaders that serve alongside us—in ten different ways—through this ebook.

Thank YOU!