reading with a developing south east asian country background in mind, the book offer valuable insights into the evolving youth culture in my country. it not only help us understand why we are where we are today but also alert us of future challenges. it calls for a new attitude towards youth ministry while acknowledging the contribution of the past, the need to change or maintain a certain strategy when necessary.
Written by one of the brightest thinkers and experienced practitioners in youth ministry today, "When Kumbuya Is Not Enough" is a definite must-read for anyone in youth ministry. Dean Borgman has provided the youth ministry community with a practical challenge marked by depth. This is one of those books that will cause you to stand back and examine yourself and your ministry. The youth ministry world needs this book to steer us back on course. It's one of the best books on youth ministry I've read in years!