Christian Youth: Maintain A Strong Relationship In Faith. Youth Leader, Pastor Share Tips And Advice In New Book
By Mel Fabrikant Wednesday, March 06, 2013, 10:32 AM EST
Finding faith can be easy, but staying the course can prove much more challenging.
An effective, real-life guide for young people to a dynamic relationship with God, I’m Saved, Now What? By Chantell Cooley and Pastor JP Wilson offers four steps to a fulfilled Christian life.
Based on the principles of friends, the Bible, prayer and church, I’m Saved, Now What? ? is an easy-to-read and inspiring approach to applying God’s word through the sharing of personal challenges and experiences. Through stories and scripture, Cooley and Wilson supply youth, parents and pastors with a discussion tool that is foundational and has the potential to cause a desire in young people to ignite the fire for God.
“They key principles in the book are the foundation and pillars that help us build the beginning of a strong relationship with God,” says Cooley. “We want to help youth stay on track and not stray, as so many do.”
Having participated in Pastor Wilson’s youth group at 16 years old, Cooley, who is the Vice President of Columbia Southern University, has spent most of her life working with Christian groups and other youth organizations.
Having struggled through their own challenges and experiences as young people, Cooley and Wilson hope the book provides the guidance and direction that they wanted.
“As a teenager, I needed guidance of my own,” says Wilson. “I helped write the book so that the next generation would not have to feel their way through the future as I had to.”
For more information, visit www.chantellcooley.com.
I’m Saved! Now What?
By Chantell Cooley and Pastor JP Wilson
Available at Amazon.com
About the authors
Chantell Cooley has been active in her faith since joining Pastor JP Wilson’s youth group when she was 16 years old. Currently serving as Vice President at Columbia Southern University, she trains employees in motivation and customer service. Her focus is to maintain valuable customer service to her school of 30,000 adult learners. She has been involved with youth groups for more than 10 years.
Having been involved in starting and leading youth ministries for many years, Pastor JP Wilson has served as chaplain at many major universities and one of the largest detention facilities on the East Coast. He has also worked with multiple FCA chapters and sent many youth groups on missions across the country. Currently serving as the founding pastor of Liberty Church in Foley Alabama, he lives with his wife and 3 children.