The book "Faith for Exiles" has been an interesting read. In what ways are you experiencing exilic faith in this digital Babylon world?
Check out this video reflecting on what God has been doing over the last 100 years through the ministry of Youth Unlimited.
In the November 2019 Youth Ministry newsletter, Travis Deur explores the benefits of surrounding young people by a team of adults.
Through this regional, Midwest-based learning experience, we wish to come alongside your congregation to help you unlock key strategies for growing young.
This month’s Youth Ministry newsletter looks at the power of story. Check it out and add your story!
At Inspire 2019, Pastor Mary Hulst issued a call to action for churches went it comes to young adults. She made a profound declaration that something needs to change. Amen to that!
Youth ministry, like many things in life, requires us to make space for healthy maintenance. Here are three things you can do.
Many of our senior high school students are getting ready to celebrate graduation! So how do we as a supporting church community celebrate with them? Here are a few ways I've seen churches do this well.
This newsletter includes a reflection on the local church, contact info for local Youth Ministry Champions, information on Inspire 2019, practical resources, and more.
You are welcome. Enjoy the next oneposted on: Youth Ministry Book Recommendations?
I am very excited for you Melissa. Along with what Anna has suggested, might I also suggest "A Biblical Theology of Youth Ministry" written by Micheal McGarry. This is a 2019 publication. A second...posted on: Youth Ministry Book Recommendations?
Hello Gary, thanks for your post and question. Would you be able to expand on what you mean when you say "Spiritual Growth". Are you looking for something age specific or something more general?...posted on: Spiritual Growth Survey?
Hey Staci, this is great. Thanks. This article contains language that screams "American" using terms like Middle school. In Canada we use other terms like Junior High and sometimes schools don't...
Thanks for the question Angela. A very important topic to address and a timely one. In 2018, a research paper coming out of Canada called "Renegotiating Faith" spoke very directly to this topic....posted on: Resources for Mentoring Young Adults?
Hello Carla, my name is Ron deVries and I am the Youth Ministry Catalyzer for Faith Formation Ministries. Thanks for your comment and question. I would love to connect about this. My email address...posted on: Ten Ways to Cultivate Youth Leadership
Thanks for those three steps Karen. I pray churches can use them every Sunday.posted on: 1,000,000 or a Name
Thanks for your comments Kristen. I too wonder what life would look like if we modeled these practices and invited others to join us.posted on: Ron and Syd Talk About Soul Care
This is a wonderful opportunity for students pondering next steps in life and faith.
Thank you Eric for these helpful suggestions.posted on: October is the New September