Youth ministers are seeking clues in the results of a new survey of teens and the church, which shows a spiritual longing that is often not fulfilled. By SONJA STEPTOE It’s a question nearly as old as the Testaments: How can church leaders forge a lasting bond with young people? Youth ministers seeking clues will […]
The inaugural issue of The Journal of Student Ministries is out. I got an email letting me know the site was up. In the email there is a reference to an article by Bart Campolo on Hell, but I don’t see it online. Bummer. I was looking forward to reading it.
e-mailed in by a youth worker: I have a question for you. I’m doing Young Life. We have the school is about 15 percent minority, and Young Life is about 40 percent minority. The problem is that the 40 percent of the minority kids are really hood, the type that throw balls during the talk […]
I could use some help. Back in late May 2006, I had a teen, who is a regular, threaten another teen that he would “shoot him” if he didn’t leave his brother alone. The other teen is a regular and was angry at this guy’s brother, probably at the little brother’s instigation. I was not […]
because this is the first post, I wanted to promote other bloggers within our network for the blogs they have. Rudy Carrasco, Jeremy Del Rio, John Lewis, John Liotti, Scott McLane, Max Torres, Noel Castellanos, Abner Ramos, John Teter, Joshua Trujillo, and Bart Campolo. Forgive me if I forgot anyone. I’m sure tons of folks […]