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The Biggest Difference Between Churches That Are Raising Young Leaders And Those That Aren't
We cannot simultaneously mourn the absence of young church leaders while belittling the way they lead.
The Top Reasons Young People Drop Out of Church
Even with 1 in 4 leaving over politics, college kids are more likely to return after a hiatus than leave for good.
Why ‘Passing on the Faith’ Fails Our Kids
Young adults often leave the church after high school. The problem lies close to home.
Let the Foster and Adopted Children Come to Me
Families of vulnerable children often feel unwelcome in their own churches. Here are five ways to change that.
3 Ways To Become The Godly Elders Today’s Youth Need – And Want To Follow
The best way to help foster the Fruit of the Spirit in others is not by demanding it of them, but by living it out with them.
The 2018 CT Pastors Book Recommendations
Six recent books that will aid you in your ministry.
Why the Winning Spelling Bee Word, ‘Koinonia,’ Is So Easy for Christians
The Greek word is common church lingo for fellowship and community.
Your Best Years Are Not Behind You
God needs willing workers, not necessarily young ones.
Why Gen Z’s Call for ‘Safe Spaces’ Is Good News for Churches
New expectations may shift youth group conversations, but Christ still provides the answer.
Get Ready, Youth Group Leaders: Teens Twice as Likely to Identify as Atheist or LGBT
Barna findings on Generation Z pose new challenges for the church.
Died: ‘Mr. Awana’ Arthur Rorheim
The 99-year-old proved the power of kids ministry and got millions going to church on weeknights.
How to Better Disciple Students in an Epidemic of Isolation Subscriber access only
What can the church offer the loneliest members of Generation Z?
What Student Ministry Really Needs? Homework. Subscriber access only
Teens should take Bible study as seriously as school and sports practice.
With Rising Teen Suicides, the Church Cannot Afford Mixed Messages on Mental Health
How ministries can play a role in getting youth the support they need.
Are Smart, Educated Women Still Called to the Church Nursery?
For women like me, children’s ministry can seem like low-level work for the least experienced.
'They Call Us Monsters' Offers a More Compassionate Brand of Juvenile Justice
Ben Lear's directorial debut humanizes the debate about adult prison sentences for juvenile offenders.
Who’s the Most Excited About Brio? Probably Moms
We grew up on glossies. Our daughters want a different medium.
We’re Not Getting Any Younger
Our culture loves youth and fears age. Here’s what faith has to say.
Teens Read Bible More During the School Year
The latest study from Barna also shows how many teens think the Bible offers hope, and whether their house rules are influenced by Scripture.
Research Says: Young People Don't Want Hip Pastors Subscriber access only
A study of 250 congregations suggests that youth and young adults want substance rather than style.
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