Best Teen & Young Adult Christian Social Issues Books
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1. ALPHA MALE BIBLE: CHARISMA, PSYCHOLOGY OF ATTRACTION, CHARM. ART OF CONFIDENCE, SELF-HYPNOSIS, MEDITATION. ART OF BODY LANGUAGE, EYE CONTACT, SMALL TALK. HABITS & SELF-DISCIPLINE OF A REAL ALPHA MAN.
Author: by SEAN WAYNE
Unlock the secrets of the Men who have everything going for themSometimes, it seems like the world is made for Alpha Males, while the rest of us have to settle for the scraps. Whether it’s that well-dressed, smooth-talking guy who always gets the ladies, or that quietly confident Man people fall all over themselves to please, there are some guys who just seem to have it all.
Meanwhile, nothing comes quite as easy for you. From feelings of inadequacy to struggling with being overlooked, it may sometimes feel like you’re meant to live your life always being second-best to these Men. Are these Alpha Males just lucky to be born with the qualities that make them so magnetic?
Or do they know something you don’t? Despite what you may think, Alpha Males are not born. They are gradually refined through years of committed self-improvement and focused determination. Alpha Male Bible is the “un-pickup” guide to dating success. If you want to become the suave, assertive, and appealing Man you’ve always wanted to be, you have to be prepared to put in the work.
2. Living in a Gray World: A Christian Teen’s Guide to Understanding Homosexuality
Author: by Preston Sprinkle
In today’s world, the topic of homosexuality seems to be part of daily conversation in the media, in politics, and even inside churches, with pressure to accept one view or the other. And if you’re a Christian teen, you may feel overwhelmed by the opinions.
New York Times bestselling author Dr. Preston Sprinkle has encountered these same questions, and as a theologian and a college professor he has dealt with these issues firsthand. Through honest conversation, real-life examples, and biblical research, Dr. Sprinkle unpacks what we can know to be true, and how Scripture’s overall message to us today allows us to move forward and find answers that align with God’s intent.
Living in a Gray World explores with readers:Homosexuality and other related issues, such as what it means to identify as transgender and intersexWhat the Bible says about homosexualityHow to cultivate a heart for peopleDr. Sprinkle shares biblical truth and compassion about this important topic.
This book isn’t just for straight students, it’s for all students looking for information and guidance. Living in a Gray World is also an educational book that parents can read and discuss with their children.
3. The Blessing Effect: A Single Act of Kindness Can Rewrite the Future
Author: by Robert K. Pozil
The Second Edition was issued in October 2020, if buying used please check original purchase date. It’s a Monday morning for the Towers family. As Peter Towers drives his three children to school, his encouragement remains the same as he drops them off: Hey, kidsI want you to reach out and bless someone with kindness.
Remember, you can make a big impact on someone’s life today. But something happens when Zack, Tyler, and Emma Towers actually act on their dad’s prompting to reach out and bless others. Everything changes when they discover that the supernatural power unleashed by the Blessing Effect can literally rewrite the future!
The Blessing Effect, a youth-fiction novel that helps students and parents see how powerful, life-changing impacts occur when intentional kindness is put into action. In this story, Zack Towers reaches out to Joel, the most troubled and volatile kid at North Valley High School.
When he does, Zack is surprised by a visit from an angel named Ashkah, who shows up just in time to provide supernatural insight and guidance. Ashkah equips Zack to be a “Blessing” to students who are desperately in need of acceptance, forgiveness and love.
4. The Screwtape Letters Study Guide for Teens: A Bible Study for Teenagers on the C.S. Lewis Book The Screwtape Letters (CS Lewis Study Series)
Author: by Alan Vermilye
Help Teens Study and Share The Screwtape Letters! For over 70 years, teenagers have loved reading The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis but have struggled to completely understand and share what they read. Today, The Screwtape Letters Study Guide for Teens makes it easy for teens to not only read the book, but to study and share this iconic classic with their friends.
The Screwtape Letters is a brilliant and satirical look at spiritual warfare and the dynamics of temptation. Screwtape, a senior demon in the bureaucracy of Hell, writes letters to his incompetent nephew Wormwood, a junior devil. The younger demon’s assignment is to corrupt a young man living in London during the tumultuous days of World War II.
Using Scripture references, discussion questions, and relatable stories, The Screwtape Letters Study Guide for Teens takes teens on a journey through each of the book’s thirty-one letters demonstrating the Christian struggle with morality, temptation, and good and evil providing them with the solution found in the grace, love, and power of God.
5. Smile & Succeed for Teens: A Crash Course in Face-to-Face Communication
Author: by Kirt Manecke
Is your teen prepared for the real world of personal communication? Set your kids up to succeed with the lost art of social and job skills.”Smile & Succeed for Teens is a fantastic resource to help teens be successful at work.
Temple Grandin, Author, Thinking in Pictures, The Autistic Brain, ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE’S 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL PEOPLE IN THE WORLDAre your kids glued to their phones and out of touch with the real world? Do your teens slouch and have poor eye contact?
Do you worry that their inability to communicate will keep them from getting a good job? If so, then it’s time for a crash course in the social and career skills that will lead to their success. Let award-winning author Kirt Manecke be your guide.
Developed by a team of teens, parents, and educators, the proven methods in Manecke’s book provide your kids with the people skills and confidence they’ll need throughout their lives. Whether your teen or young adult is looking for work, holding down a job, making friends, or taking part in leadership or service positions, Smile & Succeed for Teens will give them the education he or she needs to thrive.
6. Liked: Whose Approval Are You Living For?
Author: by Kari Kampakis
For many girls it starts early. The desire to be perfect. The need for approval. The longing for acceptance and being liked by a lot of people. Thanks to social media, these desires now get channeled online. Girls can curate an image, build a following, and test-drive identities until they find one that draws attention and applause.
But in this quest to be liked and noticed, girls often fail to feel loved and known. The result is a generation of girls who hunger for real and authentic relationships – yet are unclear on how to create them.
From popular blogger and bestselling author Kari Kampakis comes a powerful book for girls in the digital age. Designed to empower teens and tweens through the Christian faith, it’s packed with godly wisdom and practical advice related to identity, friendships, social media, and a relationship with God.
Topics covered include:Living for God’s approval, not human approval;Cultivating a true identity;Using social media wisely;Building a positive reputation online;Spreading kindness, love, and compassion;Distinguishing online friends from real friends;Building deep connections that last;Handling rejection, criticism, and volatile emotions;Activating your Christian faith; and Making an eternal difference, not a temporary splash.
7. The Case for a Creator Student Edition: A Journalist Investigates Scientific Evidence that Points Toward God (Case for … Series for Students)
Author: by Lee Strobel
Has Science Discovered God? When Lee Strobel was a high school freshman, science convinced him that God didn’t exist. Since then, however, incredible scientific discoveries have not only helped restore Lee’s faith, but have strengthened it.Lee is not alone.
More and more scientists, confronted with startling, cutting-edge evidence from many areas of research, no longer believe the universe just happened or that life arose by mere chance. Behind a universe of staggering complexity, they are seeing signs of a Master Designer.
Are your science textbooks still telling you the same facts that Lee’s did years ago? Prepare to be astonished by what some of today’s most respected experts have to say about:The birth of the universeDarwinism and the origin of lifeThe astounding fine-tuning of the cosmosAmazing molecular machines and DNA researchWeigh the evidence for yourself.
Then consider this question: Could it be that the universe looks designed because it is?
8. Live to Give: Let God Turn Your Talents into Miracles
Author: by Austin Gutwein
Want to do something for God but don’t know what? Want to help others but don’t know who? Want to know what it is you’re really good at doing? Your gifts may feel small and insignificant. But God can use them to work a miracle!
Inspired by the biblical story of the feeding of the 5,000, Live to Give delivers a message of hope that we all have something to give. Written in the down-to-earth, candid voice of the gifted young man who as a kid founded a relief ministry that has saved and improved countless lives in Africa, Live to Give is the message that every teen needs to hear: You are more special than you know, and you can do big things.
Jesus proved that no gift is too small when He used five loaves and two fish to feed a crowd of thousands. And if no gift is too small, too ordinary, or too random, there is no limit to what the youth of today can accomplish!
A teenage philanthropist who has built a high school, two medical clinics, five dormitories, two computer labs, and countless wells in Africa-all before the age of 16-Austin Gutwein shares how to take what may seem like the simplest of talents, gifts, and interests and use them for something Jesus can use to move mountains.
9. Perfectly Unique: Love Yourself Completely, Just As You Are
Author: by Annie F. Downs
STOP wishing your body was something it’s not. START embracing every part of you just as it was designed. Your body is a sacred treasure, a worshipful instrument, and a unique masterpiece! That’s a pretty big deal. But sometimes it feels confusing, awkward, and flawed.
The truth is: You and your body, all of it, are important and beautiful, designed especially by God with a specific plan and purpose. Each chapter in Perfectly Unique focuses on a different part of your body and the potential it has for helping grow your faith.
With wisdom and compassion, author Annie F. Downs will help you:Stop being so hard on yourselfStop wishing you were designed differentlyStop comparing yourself to othersStop criticizing the young woman you see in the mirror every daySTART honoring yourself insteadUltimately, Perfectly Unique will not only help you understand the reasons God made you the way you are, it will empower you to embrace and celebrate (YES, celebrate!
Each and every part of you.
10. The Oracles of Our Stars
Author: by Serge Elie Seropian
“Before we knew each other, we knew each other, we didn’t speak to one another, yet we spoke to one another, we hadn’t met, but we had known each other this whole time; and in our start, we completed each other with the void that was meant for each other our whole lives” The Oracles of Our Stars is a poetic book about the fate of all true lovers; it ultimately points to that love which goes out to find us when we are not looking for it.
11. Take Your Best Shot: Do Something Bigger Than Yourself
Author: by Austin Gutwein
Discover how you can respond to God’s call in your own life, whether it’s in your own town or on the other side of the world. Teen Austin Gutwein has taken his best shot several thousand timesto help AIDS orphans in Africa and in the process has built a schooland a medical clinic!
Take Your Best Shot tells how one boymade an incredible difference in the lives of those without hope whilechallenging the reader to do the same. The interactive dialogue willleave space for the reader to respond. By the end of the book, thereader will know the testimony of Austin and other teens from aroundthe world who are committed to a life of sharing Christ’s love, andwill have begun to search for God’s voice in their own lives.
The bookwill also equip and challenge readers with information on a variety ofministries and organizations around the world to help people, animals,and the environment. Austin is an outstandingyoung man! He inspires us to dream bigger, reach higher and love deeper.
12. The Great Divorce Study Guide for Teens: A Bible Study for Teenagers on the C.S. Lewis Book The Great Divorce (CS Lewis Study Series)
Author: by Alan Vermilye
Help Teens Study and Share The Great Divorce! The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis has been a favorite of teenagers for over 70 years, but for many it has been a little difficult to grasp. The Great Divorce Study Guide for Teens makes it easy and relatable for teenagers to not only read the book but to also study and share this iconic classic with their friends.
Imagine being a damned soul on a bus ride from Hell to visit the outskirts of Heaven. Then, once you arrive you are offered a second chance to enter the bliss of Heaven forever. Why would anyone not accept this once in a lifetime, or after life-time-offer?
This is just the scenario found in C.S. Lewis’ allegorical tale, The Great Divorce. Using Scripture references, discussion questions, and relatable stories, The Great Divorce Study Guide for Teens gives teens a better understanding of the key concepts of the book, the supporting Bible passages, and the relevance to a Christian teen’s worldview today.
Detailed character sketches and an easy-to-read book summary provide deep insights into each character and letter of the book. To help with those more difficult discussion questions, a complete Answer Guide and Scripture Reference Guide is available for free online.
13. Mending the Soul Student Edition: Understanding and Healing Abuse
Author: by Steven R. Tracy
For teenagers who have experienced any kind of abuse or abandonment, it can often feel like hope is lost and they’re doomed to stay stuck in unhealthy habits and patterns. This teenage edition of Mending the Soul was written to show teens that by following a path of restoration and allowing God’s grace to touch their heart’s deepest wounds, they will find hope and healing as they work through their pain.
It will help them navigate the emotional trauma of abuse and abandonment, as well as recognize signs of unhealthy families and dating relationships. Armed with a better understanding of their past and how the effects of abuse can lead to risky behaviors, shame, trauma and isolationteens will be encouraged to face their brokenness, to heal and forgive and to look toward their hope-filled future.
A practical resource for teens, Mending the Soul, Student Edition also offers insight into the struggles parents and ministry leaders face when working with teenage victims of abuse.
14. Confessions of a Boy-Crazy Girl: On Her Journey From Neediness to Freedom (True Woman)
Author: by Paula Hendricks
Sound familiar?1.You spot a cute boy (we’ll call him Boy A).2. You dream about Boy A.3. You do whatever it takes to make Boy A notice you.4. Even though Boy A doesn’t pursue you, you hang on to your dream of Boy A until he (a) moves to the North Pole with no access to a cell phone or computer, (b) dies and is buried or cremated, or (c) begins dating another girl.5.
You mend your broken heart by hating Boy A and finding another cute boy (Boy B). You replace Boy A with Boy B and begin all over again … Paula has gone through an entire alphabetand moreof boys over the years.
As she shares her journal entries and storiesthe good, the bad, and the uglyyou’ll be encouraged to trust God with your love life and buckle up for the ride! Written for teen girls, Confessions of a Boy-Crazy Girl will help you on your own journey from neediness to freedom.
Part of the True Woman publishing line, whose goal is to encourage women to exude God’s beauty by embracing his design for womanhood
15. Lies Girls Believe: And the Truth that Sets Them Free
Author: by Dannah Gresh
3 hours and 16 minutes
April 28, 2020
You can’t change the world, but you can prepare her for it. Today’s girls face a number of challenges we never dealt with at their age. From skyrocketing anxiety rates to bullying on social media, the enemy’s lies are everywhere.
How do you help the girl you love walk in freedom? Equip her with truth. Dannah Gresh, author of Secret Keeper Girl and Lies Young Women Believe (coauthored with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth) brings you Lies Girls Believe. This fun, accessible book engages your daughter in the 20 most important truths she needs.
Prepare your daughter for the difficult challenges she’ll face in the world today, with sections addressing: lies about God, lies about friendship, lies about the future, lies about myself, lies about boys, and more! Lies Girls Believe is designed to help your daughter fully understand the truth, so she can live the way God meant for her to live – free!
For the best results, use the accompanying A Mom’s Guide to Lies Girls Believe, which invites you to critically examine the lies girls believe and discover how to set your daughter free. It also helps facilitate discussion between you and your daughter.