I've been wondering if the church has defaulted to expecting too little of Christian believers. What if Christian youth are more willing to be challenged than the church is willing to challenge them?
Through this regional, Midwest-based learning experience, we wish to come alongside your congregation to help you unlock key strategies for growing young.
If you're looking for ways to encourage a middle schooler as a spiritual mentor and friend, check out this article.
Come and See. . .Our World Belongs to God is a discipleship manual that has taken the Contemporary Testimony Our World Belongs to God and divided the 58 paragraphs into 25 chapters.
No matter when you begin your ministry season, it is always most excellent to use a few tried and true methods to help your church start off on the start note. What have you found vital to kicking off your season, whether in September or October?
When the youth pastor at Gateway CRC in Abbotsford left after 15 years of service, the congregation wasn’t sure what the best succession plan was. They invited Ron deVries, Faith Formation Ministries’ youth ministry catalyzer, to lead a discernment session for the congregation.
A big part of a healthy youth ministry takes place within intergenerational moments. Within this month's newsletter, you will find a story and resources to help us see those moments come alive.
In a world where 20 second sound bytes are the norm, I find it refreshing when I receive a document which tells a short, relevant youth ministry story. Check out the March 2018 edition of the CRCNA Youth Ministry newsletter below!
In part two of this webinar series, we look deeply into what makes teens "tick" spiritually and how that impacts them, their families, and the church's ministries.