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Finding Joy in the Empty Nest: Discover Purpose and Passion in the Next Phase of Life was the most recently released book by Jim Burns, on May 10th, 2022.

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Jim Burns Stats: The highest rated book by Jim Burns on Book Notification is Doing Life with Your Adult Children, a Non-Fiction book.

The most read book by Jim Burns on Book Notification is Doing Life with Your Adult Children, a Non-Fiction book.

Below is a complete list of Jim Burns books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Fresh Ideas Resource Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Radical Christianity
1996
2
Case Studies, Talk Sheets & Discussion Starters (With: Mark Simone)
1997
3
Games, Crowdbreakers and Community Builders (With: Joel Lusz, Mark Simone)
Games, Crowdbreakers and Community Builders (With: Joel Lusz, Mark Simone)
1997
4
Illustrations, Stories and Quotes to Hang Your Message on (With: Greg McKinnon)
1997
5
Missions and Service Projects
1997
6
Bible Study Outlines and Messages
1998
7
Skits and Dramas (With: Joel Lusz)
Skits and Dramas (With: Joel Lusz)
1998
8
Worship Experiences
1999
9
Hot Topics (With: Mike Devries)
Hot Topics (With: Mike Devries)
2002
10
Holidays and Special Events: Resources to Make Youth Workers Celebrate!
2003

List of High School Study Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Uncommon Games & Icebreakers
2008
2
The Christian Life
2008
3
Spiritual Gifts (With: Doug Fields)
Spiritual Gifts (With: Doug Fields)
2008
4
Uncommon Youth Ministry
2008
5
Uncommon Bible Study, Outlines & Messages
2008
6
Uncommon Stories & Illustrations
2009
7
Resisting Temptation
2009
8
Uncommon Dramas, Skits and Sketches
2009
9
Uncommon Object Lessons & Discussion Starters
2010
10
Uncommon Worship Experiences
2010
11
Prayer & the Devotional Life
2010
12
The New Testament
2010
13
Uncommon Camps & Retreats
2011
14
Sharing Your Faith & Serving Others
2011
15
Uncommon Missions & Service Projects
2011
16
Winning Spiritual Battles
2011
17
Dealing with Stress and Crisis
2012
18
Uncommon Youth Parties
2012
19
The Old Testament
2012
20
Uncommon Bible Studies & Small Group Resources
2012
21
Living Out Jesus' Teachings
2012
22
The Life of Jesus
2013

List of Pure Foundations Books in Publication Order

List of Youth Builders Group Bible Studies Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Word on the Basics of Christianity
1994
2
The Word on Prayer and the Devotional Life
1994
3
The Word on Sex, Drugs & Rock 'N' Roll
1994
4
The Word on Finding and Using Your Spiritual Gifts
1995
5
The Word on Helping Friends in Crisis
1995
6
The Word on Being a Leader: Serving Others & Sharing Your Faith /
1995
7
The Word on the Life of Jesus
1995
8
The Word on the Sermon on the Mount
1996
9
The Word on the New Testament (With: Mike Devries)
The Word on the New Testament (With: Mike Devries)
1996
10
The Word on Family
1997

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Radical for the King
1970
2
A Student's Guide to Sexual Integrity: God's Plan for Sex and Your Body
1970
3
Putting God First
1982
4
Handling Your Hormones: The "Straight Scoop" on Love & Sexuality
1984
5
Giving Yourself to God: Pursuing Excellence in Your Christian Life
1985
6
Christian Life Series Leader's Guide
1985
7
Commitment to Growth: Experiencing the Fruit of the Spirit
1985
8
Congratulations! You Are Gifted! (With: Doug Fields)
1986
9
High School Ministry (With: Mike Yaconelli)
High School Ministry (With: Mike Yaconelli)
1986
10
Building Relationships...with God & Others
1986
11
Christian Growth Series Leader's Guide
1986
12
Getting in Touch With God
1986
13
Growth Unlimited: Discovering Intimacy with God - The 90-Day Adventure
1987
14
The Incredible Christ
1987
15
Making Your Life Count
1988
16
The Youth Builder: Today's Resource for Relational Youth Ministry
1988
17
The Greatest Stories Ever Told: Book II
1988
18
Getting Your Priorities Straight
1988
19
Drug-Proof Your Kids: A Prevention Guide and an Intervention Plan (With: Stephen Arterburn)
1989
20
Surviving Adolescence : Or Growing Up Oughta Be Easier Than This
1990
21
90 Days Through the New Testament
1990
22
Radically Committed
1991
23
When Love is Not Enough: Parenting Through Tough Times (With: Stephen Arterburn)
1992
24
Radical Respect: A Christian Approach to Love, Sex, and Dating
1992
25
Spirit Wings: Taking Off in Your Relationship With God and Learning to Soar
1992
26
The Magnet Effect: Designing Outreach Events That Draw Kids to Christ (With: Barry St. Clair, Bo Boshers, Paul Fleischmann)
The Magnet Effect: Designing Outreach Events That Draw Kids to Christ (With: Barry St. Clair, Bo Boshers, Paul Fleischmann)
1994
27
Steering Them Straight (With: Stephen Arterburn)
1995
28
Radical Love
1995
29
Confessions of an Old Believer
1996
30
Illustrations, Stories and Quotes to Hang Your Message on (With: Greg McKinnon)
1997
31
The Youth Worker's Book of Case Studies: 52 True Stories With Discussion Questions to Add Depth and Interest to Your Bible Studies
1997
32
Parent's Guide to Top 10 Dangers Teens Face (With: Stephen Arterburn)
1999
33
Addicted to God
2000
34
Parenting Teenagers for Positive Results: Participant Guide
2001
35
Parenting Teenagers for Positive Results Leaders Guide
2001
36
How to be a Happy, Healthy Family
2001
37
No Compromise
2002
38
Tough Problems, Real Solutions
2002
39
Intense Illustrations (With: Mike Devries)
Intense Illustrations (With: Mike Devries)
2002
40
Confirming Your Faith Student Journal
2003
41
Confirming Your Faith: 13 Bible Studies and Rites-Of-Passage Experiences for Youth Ministry
2003
42
10 Building Blocks for a Solid Family
2003
43
Devotions on the Run
2004
44
Truth Unplugged: Real Answers For The Tough Questions Teens Ask
2005
45
What It Means to Be a Christian
2006
46
A Strong Family
2007
47
How to Talk to Your Kids about Drugs (With: Stephen Arterburn)
2007
48
Confident Parenting
2007
49
Building Morals & Values
2008
50
Who Jesus Is and Why It Matters
2008
51
Accept Nothing Less: God's Best for Your Body, Mind, and Heart
2008
52
Closer: Devotions to Draw Couples Together (With: Cathy Burns)
2009
53
Teenology: The Art of Raising Great Teenagers
2010
54
Advisory: Finding the Best Fit for Your School (With: Jaynellen Jenkins, J. Thomas Kane)
Advisory: Finding the Best Fit for Your School (With: Jaynellen Jenkins, J. Thomas Kane)
2011
55
Faith Conversations for Families
2011
56
Loving and Serving Others: A Guide to Having Faith-focused Conversations at Home
2011
57
Partnering with Parents in Youth Ministry: The Practical Guide to Today's Family-Based Youth Ministry
2012
58
What Prayer Is All About
2013
59
20 Real Answers About Dating & Sex: A Biblical Resource for Teens, Parents, and Youth Workers
2014
60
Getting Ready for Marriage Workbook (With: Doug Fields)
2014
61
Running the Race With Your Teenager: Video Curriculum Leader Guide
2014
62
Pass It On: Building a Legacy of Faith for Your Children through Practical and Memorable Experiences (With: Jeremy Lee)
2015
63
Sexual Integrity Through the Phases: Helping Parents Navigate Sexual Integrity at Every Age (With: Kristen Ivy)
2017
64
Understanding Your Teen: Shaping Their Character, Facing Their Realities
2017
65
8
Doing Life with Your Adult Children
2019
66
Finding Joy in the Empty Nest: Discover Purpose and Passion in the Next Phase of Life
2022

List of Jim Burns Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Tales From the Forbidden Planet
1987
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Jim Burns: Biography

Jim Burns is probably best known for his Non-Fiction Books. There are currently 66 books available. The first was released in 1970 with the book Radical for the King. The most recently released book was Finding Joy in the Empty Nest: Discover Purpose and Passion in the Next Phase of Life which was released in 2022. There are no upcoming non-fiction books by Jim at this time.

Jim Burns has also written the High School Study series which has 22 books including Uncommon Games & Icebreakers and The Christian Life.

Jim Burns: F.A.Q

What was the first book Jim Burns wrote?

The first novel written by Jim Burns was Radical for the King, published in 1970.

What was the most recent book Jim Burns wrote?

His most recently released work was Finding Joy in the Empty Nest: Discover Purpose and Passion in the Next Phase of Life on May 10th, 2022.

Will there be any more books by Jim Burns?

Jim Burns does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Jim Burns written?

Jim Burns has written 112 books. 10 books in the Fresh Ideas Resource Series, 22 books in the High School Study Series, 5 books in the Pure Foundations Series, 10 books in the Youth Builders Group Bible Studies Series, 66 books in the Non-Fiction Books.

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