Book Review: Uncommon Wisdom From The Other Side…

Ever wish you could sit in a room with a group of seasoned youth workers from all over the country and get “nuts and bolts advice” on ?


In a small, easy to read book, now you can. does a great job in this book of giving some great advice based in many years experience as both a youth worker and a Senior Pastor. He weaves in great quotes from youth workers that are “in the trenches” every day impacting the lives of teenagers.

What Can Teach Us About Youth Ministry?
The book of Nehemiah can teach us a lot about youth ministry. It shows us what how to interact with others in our ministry, parents, and the teens we work to reach with the Gospel. It can teach us what to listen to and what not to listen to as we filter the feedback we are given as youth workers. You’ll find both practical tips and tips to care for your own soul and family life as a youth workers. It is a read that is well worth the time.

Take a preview of a sample chapter Here…

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Brent Lacy

Youth Pastor. Web Designer. Homeschool Dad. Former Child Abuse Investigator. IT Technician. Writer. Lock-in Survivor. Rural Ministry Advocate. These all describe the experiences and stories that are part of Brent Lacy’s time in ministry. Brent grew up on 160 acres of corn, soybeans and cattle in Southern Illinois. He is currently a Rural Ministry Specialist with National Network of Youth Ministry (NNYM), based in Rockville, Indiana where he lives with his beautiful wife and three awesome kids in the Covered Bridge Capital of the World! His book "Rural Youth Ministry: Thrive Where You're Planted" is available at and on the Kindle Store.

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