5 Ways to Include Apologetics in Youth Ministry

Apologetics and Theology

I started my pastoral ministry as a youth pastor. My first five years as a pastor was in the area of youth ministry. Looking back, it was probably some of the most challenging experiences. At […]

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stickyfaith

One of the fears of many Christian parents is that their children, who they raise in the church, will end up walking away from the faith. Statistics show that many of the teens who are […]

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Youth Ministry in the 21st Century: Five Views

Having been a youth pastor for the first five years of my ministry, I am still very interested in youth ministry. I will confess that I had no idea of what I was doing. I […]

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Open Letter to a Youth Pastor

Youth Pastor

Dear Youth Pastor, God bless you for what you do. I don’t know why you are in the position you are in. It may be that you have a passion for youth, it may be […]

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Youth Ministry Should Be Unapologetically Apologetic

Apologetics and Theology

This post originally appeared on the Faith Today blog. The faith journeys of young adults have been a hot topic in Canada over the past two years since the Hemorrhaging Faith research study was released. […]

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Youth Ministry: Good or Bad?

There has been much talk lately about the benefits and drawbacks of youth ministry. Some have gone as far as saying that youth ministry destroys teenage faith and the whole idea of youth ministry should […]

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Youth Ministry: Now and Not Yet

Leadership and Ministry

When I went into vocational ministry, I started as a youth pastor.  I have always been interested in youth ministry, as it was in my mid-teens that I left the church. Would things have been […]

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