These guidelines should be evaluated at least once every two years and altered by the currently convened group if needed in order for the group to best serve its primary functions. Youth applicants should have completed their sophomore year and be no older than 15 2. Young adults graduated high school or its equivalency and be between the ages of
Josiah Kennealy on February 28, From my vantage point, more churches are making intentional efforts to reach to year-olds. Across the nation, a variety of models are working to engage and equip young adults to become a part of the lifeblood of the local church.
The book is based on the results of a nationwide study of year olds with a Christian background, with the intent of discovering why so many are disengaging from the faith community and what the church can do about it. Churches and young adults are struggling to connect. There is a growing awareness among stakeholders parents, pastors, teachers, youth ministers… and organizations schools, churches, ministries… that we need a new way of engaging, teaching, and discipling young people, focusing on apprenticeship in the way of Jesus.
Spiritual leadership is about love and faith! These are the greatest things any pastor or leader can offer their members. It is about love, because our example that will speak the loudest in our discipling of our members often more-so than our teaching.
Being an Orthodox Christian isn't easy. We're here to give you the tools and training you need to help you and the young people you serve find God at work in your everyday lives. We know that real ministry needs to be grounded in Christ and oriented towards the Kingdom of God.
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Young adults seem like the elusive Holy Grail demographic in Christian ministry. We often treat them like another species, with an inscrutable culture all their own. To have a thriving ministry to young adults, we're told, we'll need to be up-to-date on all the latest trends. We'll need to change up our worship style.
If I had had been given a book and resource CD like this when I started out in Youth and Young Adults leadership I think it would have made a big difference! This book is currently only available online. And its FREE!