A Youth Worker's Commentary on James by Les Christie & David P. Nystrom and published by Zondervan.
Students wrestling to apply the teachings of Jesus to their everyday lives. Communities plagued by divisiveness and hypocrisy, with an emphasis on wealth and status. That's the book of James...and the story of our modern lives.
A Youth Worker's Commentary on James has the entire NIV biblical text printed alongside a deeply rich, yet readable look into the meaning of this marvelous book. Featuring dozens of word studies, with fascinating historical accounts and personal stories, this book also includes a large section of thought-provoking questions to get your students thinking and talking.
You'll find this an invaluable aid for message and lesson preparation as you achieve a solid understanding of James, including its historical context, rationale, and meaning. You will then be able to apply this pertinent wisdom to the needs and issues you and your youth group are working through. A Youth Worker's Commentary on James also includes bonus material and activities that make the passages come to life.