Monthly Archives: February 2015

Youth and culture and change, part 5

This is part five of a blog series discussing the differences between focusing a youth ministry on developmental issues versus focusing on cultural issues. [Parts 1, 2, 3, and 4] I have been focusing our conversation on two different approaches … Continue reading

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Youth and culture and change, part 4

This is part four of a blog series discussing the differences between focusing a youth ministry on developmental issues versus focusing on cultural issues. [Parts 1, 2, and 3] Here I would like to make the argument for why focusing … Continue reading

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Youth and culture and change, part 3

This is part three of a blog series discussing the differences between focusing a youth ministry on developmental issues versus focusing on cultural issues. Here I would like to make the argument for why focusing a youth ministry on developmental … Continue reading

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Youth and Culture and Change, Part 2

In the introduction to this series I pointed out a tension I feel in youth ministry today. Some youth ministries, it seems to me, focus on adolescent development issues. Others focus on cultural issues. I would like to wrestle with … Continue reading

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Youth and Culture and Change, Part 1

I read and hear all the time how youth are changing. I also read and hear about how culture is changing. I wonder though if our youth ministry approaches are changing… and if they should. I feel like there is … Continue reading

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