youth

OPINION: The church needs to teach theology and doctrine to our youth

Youth is a word that we place alongside immaturity and energy. Those two words are powerful attributions to youth, but they are dangerous when present together. The youth of today are the most connected in the history of mankind. They now hold powerful influence on politics, social media, and…. church. We can name numerous of …

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Three Common Traits of Youth Who Don’t Leave the Church

“What do we do about our kids?” The group of parents sat together in my office, wiping their eyes. I’m a high school pastor, but for once, they weren’t talking about 16-year-olds drinking and partying. Each had a story to tell about a “good Christian” child, raised in their home and in our church, who …

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The People of the Process

The day was March 9, 2015. I had traveled seven and a half hours, and I had no idea if it was even going to be worth it by the end of the week. I reflect on the Spring Break of 2015 more than I probably should. There are so many adjectives I could use …

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