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The Lunch Ladies: Cultivating an Actsmosphere

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    Philip Jenkins(Author)

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People matter. Souls matter. And when we stop to pay attention, lives are changed forever. “In your hands you hold a written description of an amazing godly solution to transforming apathetic cultures into vibrant, living reflections of Christ.” —from the foreword by David Shannon Esmin Green died while sitting inside of the waiting room of a hospital. To make matters worse, people watched her die…and did nothing. Stop and think about that: Esmin Green passed away in the very place where she was supposed to be able to get help. Spiritually speaking, do you ever wonder how many times people like Esmin Green come through the doors of church buildings? The church. God’s hospital. The one place where people ought to be able to get help. Do we see them? Do we ignore them? Do we see them and ignore them? A few years ago, some righteously ticked off Christians decided that enough was enough. Tired of seeing a culture of indifference and neglect (inside the church building of all places!), they decided to do whatever it took to show Christ’s radical kind of love to everyone who came through the doors of God’s hospital. What they discovered is that there is no substitute for the simple, iconic, unmistakable, authentic love of Christ. After all, it’s not called “the love of Christians”––it’s called “the love of Christ.” A grand adventure began, a practical ministry was born, an Actsmosphere was cultivated, and God wrote a story. The Lunch Ladies story won’t just change you, it won’t just change youth groups, and it won’t just change churches. It is changing eternities!

Philip Jenkins has been doing youth ministry since 2003 and is the youth minister at the Mt. Juliet Church of Christ. He serves as chairman of the board for Evangelism University and is the author of Take Route. He loves spending time with his wife and kids, directing church camp, and dreaming things up. He wants to relentlessly pursue souls.

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  • PDF | 184 pages
  • Philip Jenkins(Author)
  • CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1st edition (December 12, 2014)
  • English
  • 9
  • Christian Books & Bibles

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  • By MTenneZ on May 15, 2017

    This book was recommend to me by another youth minister here in Middle Tennessee who implemented it because of problems in "his" group. We are having the same issues and, on his suggestion, I bought the book. Within the first 2 pages I knew the content in this book would be pertinent to "my" youth group. I am currently deciding how to best implement the suggestions with my group which is much smaller than the one referenced in the book. Yes the book seems disjointed at times but it all comes around in the end. Highly recommended!

  • By hunger games GC on September 20, 2016

    Our youth group struggles in the area of reaching out to visitors. It is really a direct result of the adults who are not engaged and the kids are following their example. I pray the ideas in this book can help flip the tables so the kids can start being the example.

  • By Matty T on June 6, 2017

    Great book, love it!

  • By Luke Dockery on December 31, 2015

    Outstanding book in which Philip describes the culture of neglect that existed within the youth ministry at the church where he serves and how they went about changing that to a culture where everyone is cared for and where everyone belongs.This is the best book on youth ministry I read this year, and it has implications far beyond youth ministry.

  • By farbermania on October 21, 2016

    Great book for changing the culture of youth groups to reach out to their world! Great Job, Phillip! The Kingdom is better because of your work!

  • By Marie on October 11, 2015


  • By Phil Foreight on June 22, 2015

    Great ideas and thoughts on how to implement a culture of service, purpose, and ministry among a youth ministry

  • By Becca on September 19, 2016

    Great book

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