TABLE OF CONTENTS Acknowledgements Foreword by Chap Clark Chapter 1: Youth Ministry in One Word Chapter 2: I Thought I Already Had Compassion Looking at "the unchurched" through diff erent eyes Chapter 3: In the Minds of Unchurched Students Why they think what they think Chapter 4: A Rude Awakening How I fi nally realized that "sharing my faith" starts with MY faith Chapter 5: Do They Run When They See You Coming? How to NEVER reach students Chapter 6: Reaching...Not Repelling Developing a relational approach Chapter 7: Finding Frames Communicating in a language they understand Chapter 8: Building Bridges Moving beyond everyday conversations to sharing the gospel Chapter 9: Door-Opening Questions Nothing sparks interest better than well-placed questions Chapter 10: Focus on Christ (It's More Than a Tract) Sharing Jesus' story simply, clearly, and memorably Chapter 11: The Key to Follow-Up Getting them plugged in Chapter 12: Outreach in Action: What It Looks Like
Jonathan McKee is the president and founder of www.TheSourceforYouthMinistry.com, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing cutting-edge resources for youth workers across the world. Jonathan is an author, speaker, and trainer who began his career speaking to unchurched junior high students on campus. He continues to speak at school assemblies, events, and camps in addition to training adult and student leaders nationally. His second book, Do They Run When They See You Coming: Reaching Out to Unchurched Teenagers" was published December, 2004 .
'A great tool to help adults reach unchurched teenagers by living our faith with actions as well as words....A great book for use with leadership teams, church staffs, teachers on campus, and others who 'have a heart for kids.' * YouthWorker Journal *