Growing up is harder than it used to be. Exploring Blue Like Jazz is a study about how to do life and faith well in the phase after high school that some have termed "emerging adulthood." Its a book intended to make growing up a little easier. Using the topics, themes, and questions addressed in Blue Like Jazz The Movie as a means of starting the conversation, Donald Miller offers an extremely frank look at sex, drugs, questions of faith, and other topics students face when moving from high school to the freedom of college, a work environment, and beyond.
This very candid resource is the first of its kind, providing practical help for emerging adults, youth directors, mentors, and parents. Features include 15 (3- to 4-minute) video piecestopical discussion starters featuring interviews with Donald Miller, clips from Blue Like Jazz The Movie, and behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the film Resource Guide written in the language of todays students with complete index of subjects addressed in the video; practical help for youth directors, mentors, and parents; a 5-week curriculum guide; and more Additional Exploring Blue Like Jazz Resource Guides can be purchased separately (ISBN 9781418549534).