Young Lions

Christian Rites of Passage for African American Young Men

Paperback ISBN: 9780687099375
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Published September 2001

This resource introduces and supports a mentoring program that offers African American young men • Positive peer group involvement • Hands-on skill development • Knowledge of the African American culture • Relationship with Christian African American men as role models. This resource provides the tools and encouragement needed to help leaders of African American young men experience the joy of supporting and challenging youth to grow as Christ's disciples. Includes practical tips for getting started, a comprehensive leadership recruitment and training plan, complete meeting outlines and directions, reproducible pages for participants, and an interaction-oriented mentor’s guide.

About the Author

Chris McNair

Chris is an ordained elder in the United Methodist Church, Minnesota Annual Conference. He graduated from McMurry College in Abilene, Texas, Asbury Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky, and Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. Some of Chris’s early and formative ministry experiences took place at Sacramento Assembly, a Methodist camp in New Mexico. He has served in settings from youth homes to homeless shelters and in roles from itinerant evangelist to church pastor. He is uniquely gifted in his ability to mentor children and youth and to communicate the gospel to them.