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Friday Five Interview: Andrew Hess

Equipping young people to engage controversial issues.
Friday Five Interview: Andrew Hess

Andrew Hess is the content manager for Church and Community Outreach at Focus on the Family in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He teaches Bible and psychology classes at Colorado Christian University.

Today we talk with Andrew about Day of Dialogue, equipping young people, and being bold and loving.

1) What is the purpose of Day of Dialogue?

Day of Dialogue—a free-speech event and website for students sponsored by Focus on the Family—equips the next generation to be bold, and at the same time loving, in articulating their Biblical worldview to the culture around them. It empowers them with the confidence that the gospel of Christ can speak into even the most sensitive issues.

In 1 Timothy 4:12, Paul instructed Timothy, "Don't let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith and in purity." That's exactly what the Day of Dialogue equips teens to do—empowering young people to make ...

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