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1Raising and Mentoring Black teen boys PLAYBOOK FOR CHRISTIAN MANHOOD:12 Key Plays for Black Teen BoysJAMES C. PERKINS
2RAISING AND MENTORING BLACK TEEN BOYS PLAYBOOK FOR CHRISTIAN MANHOOD:12 Key Plays for Black Teen BoysTHE PURPOSE OF THIS BOOKThis book provides young boys with strategies that will guide them around the traps that lead them to destroy themselves.It will empower them to live a successful and productive life.
3RAISING AND MENTORING BLACK TEEN BOYS PLAYBOOK FOR CHRISTIAN MANHOOD :12 Key Plays for Black Teen BoysHOW TO USE THE BOOKThis book can be used by an individual, parent, mentor, or any positive adult to help a teen think about and plan a strategy to address the issues raised in each chapter.It is formatted like a football playbook using football analogies that capture and retain the interest of the reader.At the end of each chapter, there is a work section to guide the reader on the key areas needed to focus and grasp the principles discussed.
4RAISING AND MENTORING BLACK TEEN BOYS PLAYBOOK FOR CHRISTIAN MANHOOD :12 Key Plays for Black Teen BoysPURPOSE OF THIS SEMINARThe lessons in this seminar will help teens to think carefully about their everyday decisions and choose a positive outcome for their life.Tips will be provided from each chapter of the book that will help teens embrace themselves, their responsibilities, and their potential.This seminar will give teachers, parents, and mentors a better understanding of their pivotal role in the process of developing teens of character, leadership, and responsibility.
5RAISING AND MENTORING BLACK TEEN BOYS Chapter OneKNOW WHO YOU AREYou are NOT who people say you areYou are NOT who you think you areYou are who God says you are
6RAISING AND MENTORING BLACK TEEN BOYS Chapter Two:KNOW YOUR PURPOSEDiscover your purpose by asking:What problem would I like to use my life to solve?What do I want to do to make the world a better place?
7RAISING AND MENTORING BLACK TEEN BOYS Chapter ThreeTHE VALUE OF EDUCATIONEducation is still the best stair step to a productive futureBeing smart is not “acting white”
8RAISING AND MENTORING BLACK TEEN BOYS Chapter FourA MAN AND HIS MONEYDecide to get money the honest wayWhat can you do to generate income legitimately
9RAISING AND MENTORING BLACK TEEN BOYS Chapter FiveDEALING WITH PARENTS (GUARDIANS)Parents or guardians are the first people who teach us about authorityMost times, parents and guardians have our best interest in mind
10RAISING AND MENTORING BLACK TEEN BOYS Chapter SixTHE BOYS AND THE GIRLSLike you, girls are made in the image of GodThey are not objects to be used to gratify our sexual desireWe must honor our sexuality
11RAISING AND MENTORING BLACK TEEN BOYS Chapter SevenFRIENDSHIP: OUR BROTHER’S KEEPERNobody is your friend who encourages you or helps you do wrongA friend is a person who encourages you to be your best
12RAISING AND MENTORING BLACK TEEN BOYS Chapter EightTHERE IS A LEADER IN YOUDo not follow others in order to be acceptedBe strong enough to live by your own principles
13RAISING AND MENTORING BLACK TEEN BOYS Chapter NineWHEN THINGS DON’T WORK THE WAY YOU THOUGHT THEY WOULDEverybody will experience disappointmentDo not allow disappointment to cause you to think of yourself as a victimLife does not end because all your dreams don’t come true
14RAISING AND MENTORING BLACK TEEN BOYS Chapter TenYOUR BODY IS THE TEMPLE OF GODDevelop good health habitsDrinking, smoking, and drugging is not manly. It is self destructive.
15RAISING AND MENTORING BLACK TEEN BOYS Chapter ElevenSHOULDERING YOUR SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITYYou owe it to yourself and the world to make your community a better place.Use your life to improve the quality of life for others.
16RAISING AND MENTORING BLACK TEEN BOYS Chapter TwelveLEAVING A LEGACYLeave a relationship where you will be missedLeave an example that’s worth imitatingLeave a situation better because you lived.
17RAISING AND MENTORING BLACK TEEN BOYS CONCLUSIONLet’s start a national ground swell of intentional effort to challenge our boys to change their culture from negative self-destructive behaviors to being the smart positive young men they can be.
18Raising and Mentoring Black teen boys PLAYBOOK FOR CHRISTIAN MANHOOD:12 Key Plays for Black Teen BoysJAMES C. PERKINS