There are steps we can take to help offset a purpose gap rooted in historical and contemporary oppressions, writes the senior director of learning design with the Forum for Theological Exploration.
Iskali was created by a 19-year-old to support other young adults in the church. More than a decade later, it offers faith formation, mentorship, scholarships and other opportunities for a new generation to grow in Christ.
Rather than pouring time and energy into what’s not working, be willing to stop, listen and try something different, writes a managing director of Leadership Education at Duke Divinity.
Serious JuJu is a ministry that meets young people where they are -- in a skate park.
Physical labor and activity have been a boon to teens during the pandemic, leading a youth pastor to realize that the physical matters -- to us and to God.
Poetry from the book of Lamentations invites us to find words for our feelings and offers a form to contain that which feels uncontainable and uncontrollable, says a writer.
Parenting right now is chaos, but there is a lot of opportunity to teach our children to love God, says a worship leader.
Christian professionals and families partner to experiment with innovative approaches to youth formation in a socially distant environment.
Written by four faith leaders with deep connections to youth ministry, "Delighted" was published in April. In this excerpt, co-author Wesley Ellis reflects on how churches can offer joy and authentic friendships to young people.
In Winston-Salem, North Carolina, a church enthrones a young chorister as “bishop” every December in a medieval practice that illustrates the upside-down spirit of Advent.
Young people struggle with Sabbath, in part because adults model a life of busyness, says the author of “Wrestling With Rest: Inviting Youth to Discover the Gift of Sabbath.”
Join us for Foundations of Christian Leadership in San Antonio, where we will draw on the rich resources of the surrounding community as we imagine and listen together to how God is stirring in our world, in our church and in our lives. Applications are due Friday, August 13, 2021. Session 1 will take place October 25-28, 2021. Session 2 will take place January 18-21, 2022.