Have you ever wondered what would happen if you locked youth ministry thought leaders, academics, and practicioners in a room and asked them, “What will be the big issues in youth ministry five to 10 years from now? And what should we start doing now to get ready?”
The articles below contain the overall findings of the Center for Youth Ministry Training‘s Fourth Annual Lilly Laboratory Think Tank and the eight “Big Issues in Youth Ministry.” Each is an individual article and each has a Facebook plug-in at the bottom so that you can join the conversation. These are written in a “white paper” style, so they are not definitive—there are still questions to be answered and resources to be developed.
Will you be the one to answer the questions posed below? Do you agree? Disagree? What other issues might be missing?
“The Kid Who Questions Everything” by Cory Peacock There’s an old Calvin and Hobbes comic strip, written and drawn by the comic genius Bill Watterson, […]
Understanding the WOW Theological Method By Dietrich “Deech” Kirk I was walking down the row of hungry people when a man said to me, “Hey, […]
By Anastasia Pumphrey Trinity UMC in Homewood, Alabama, hosted its most successful and golf tournament scholarship fundraiser to date on August 5, and this year it […]