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Youth ministry at a crossroads [podcast]


youth ministry at a crossroadsIn this edition of the Beyond Laurelville Podcast, we discuss youth ministry with Andy Brubacher Kaethler and Bob Yoder. Andy is Instructor in Christian Formation and Culture at Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary in Elkhart, Indiana. Bob is assistant professor of youth ministry at campus pastor at Goshen College in Goshen, Indiana. The two recently co-authored Youth Ministry at a Crossroads (Herald Press, 2011).

In addition to their teaching assignments, Andy and Bob respectively oversee AMBS' !Explore and Goshen College's three Inquiry Programs, both of which address the faith formation of young people as well as provide opportunities for participants to explore various avenues for vocational ministry.

In this podcast conversation, you will learn more from Andy and Bob regarding:

  • what readers can learn from their research and the input provided by contributors to Youth Ministry at a Crossroads
  • how special events—retreats, conventions, service trips—play a role in the faith formation of youth
  • why service-learning opportunities such as AMBS' !Explore and Goshen College's Inquiry Programs are important to the growth of their participants as well as to the greater church

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You can purchase Youth Ministry at a Crossroads: Tending to the Faith Formation of Mennonite Youth as well as find other great resources for youth ministry at the Menno Media online store.


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