In 2017, CYMT receives a $1.1 Million grant from the Lilly Endowment Inc. to create a research-based incubator for innovation in youth ministry.Go Back
Olivia Keffer and Makenzie Knowlden have been friends since the beginning of their CYMT graduate residence journey, and this friendship has turned out to be one of the things that helped them make it to graduation day. Their story is one of affirming fellowship between two women who, despite living in different cities, helped each other answer their call to youth ministry.
Innovation enacted with intention can transform people’s lives. Consider an example from the medical field: In the early 1990s laparoscopic surgery became commonplace and today accounts […]
A church’s organizational culture is like soil — a living ecosystem that sustains innovation to varying degrees. Healthy cultural soil is able to nourish innovative ministries that engage people’s assets and needs so the community can experience the love and grace of Christ in profound ways. Therefore, a church must examine its “soil” to understand how effective their efforts to innovate might be.