Atheism on college campuses. How do we prepare our good little HS kids for this?
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What do you make of them? How does this stuff affect how we do YM, how we prepare students for the University scene?  The following articles are about Athesist, Agnostics, and the “Marrying” of two religions. How do we prepare our good little HS kids for this? Pizza Parties won’t cut it! (see those articles below as well) Hanging out … more

Lasting Faith with Teens
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From Barna on Sept 11, 2006 – Kinnaman offered several insights about the data: “Much of the ministry to teenagers in America needs an overhaul – not because churches fail to attract significant numbers of young people, but because so much of those efforts are not creating a sustainable faith beyond high school. There are certainly effective youth ministries across … more

Christianity is no longer the default faith!
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http://www.barna.org/barna-update/article/12-faithspirituality/15-christianity-is-no-longer-americans-default-faith This is signficant!  Barna released research stating that Christianity is no longer the default faith!  Now the challenge.  Students must be equipped to think, lovingly engage, and understand what their faith is and what it is not… or else they continue the downward trend!  Yes, students must experience Jesus through faith, but they must also be able to be … more