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Webster ‘s Dictionary defines compassion as , a deep awareness of and sympathy for another ‘s suffering , or the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it (Webster ‘s Dictionary .This dissertation attempts to stress the compassion in youth ministry . The Christian church has become more a fall-back option , when one has lost balance in their life , than a prioritized foundation in which to raise a child . The research provided in this essay centers on Christian Youth age 3-13 . The research [banner_entry_middle]

collected comes from a nuance of various sources , all credible in their own right BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

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TITLE PAGE (i

COPYRIHT PAGE (ii

ABSTRACT

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH (iii

DEDICATION (iv

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS (v

TABLE OF CONTENTS (vi

CHAPTER 1-2 COMPASSION

CHAPTER 3-5 COMPETITION

CHAPTER 5-8 THE USE OF ALTRUISM

CHAPTER 8-9 THEORY ON COMPASSION

CHAPTER 10 SOLUTION I

COMPASSION

But God commendeth his love toward us , in that , while we were yet sinners , Christ died for us (Romans 5 :8

He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the Lord and that which he hath given will he pay him gain (Proverb 19 :17

In his article , The Lost Art of Compassion , Brian McClincey gives his take on what he calls a growing shame in our society , and how it can be addressed through youth ministry . He begins his introduction , on compassion , by referring to an email he once received

I started to read through this email . The message was loud and clear our body of believers is not doing what it should be doing . My friend used an image that startled me . A man engulfed in flames was spinning in circles . He was screaming for help and no one was willing to reach out to him because of the fear of being burned (McClincy ,2006

This image perfectly expresses the state of human conscience , or lack thereof , in today ‘s society . The ideals embodied within compassion are being lost to a money driven

society , that views the less fortunate as stepping stones , if they view them at all . McClincey uses his weekly publication to create a passion driven community and promote Christian ministry . In his article , he identifies the core need every premature Christian has who is unfamiliar with giving or receiving compassion from the Church

In tunneling beneath the observable adult landscape and creating the world beneath the primary preoccupation of mid-adolescents is to find a place of relational safety . Teenagers are seeking safety a place of relational safety . They want to be able to feel compassion , love acceptance , and concern (McClincey , 2006

McClincy feels the American youth are living in a world that overlooks them and they are seeking a compassionate environment , a place of rational safety . They want to be able to feel compassion , love acceptance and concern (McClincy , 2006 . McClincy accuses the church of creating a similar environment , that embodies just as much hurt and blame as any run-of-the-mill dysfunctional home . This is… [banner_entry_footer]

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