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Keeping Teenagers Connected to Christ and His Church
Every year in the United States countless teenagers promise to remain faithful to Christ and his Church on their confirmation day only to be never heard from again. The Wisconsin Synod is not immune to these tendencies ...
Rethinking Teen Ministry: A New Strategy for Keeping Teenagers in Church and in the Faith
Christian churches are struggling to keep teenagers in church and connected to Jesus Christ. In churches around the country, some seventy percent (70%) of young Christians will either be inactive church members or fall ...
The Most Important Aspect of a Congregation's Youth Ministry is Pastor-Teen Relationships
Why is youth ministry so difficult in today’s culture? Why do so many congregations’ youth ministries sputter out and fail? Why can’t youth ministers seem to be able to get their youth active in the life of their ...
Youth Ministry: The Struggles and Blessings of a Curriculum
Youth ministry is full of difficult challenges for a youth leader in today’s day and age. This paper discusses some of those challenges and how they need to be addressed in a youth group setting. There is also a review ...
Lutheran Worship and Teens: How Proper Worship Education will Help to Keep our Young People in Church
The goal of this paper is to answer the following questions: Will better education about Lutheran worship help keep teens in church in the long run? Will educating our youth at a young age about Lutheran worship help edify ...