I’ve got a new post up on the Youth Specialties blog. It deals with the Problem of Evil and the nature of God after Hurricane Irma. Big ideas! Specifically, the post is tailored to youth ministers, and helping them respond well to youth with questions about God’s justice.
Check it out at this link.
The intersection of my work in Youth Ministry, and my work for Inalienable gives me some unique insights. I wrote about them here for Youth Specialties.
I wrote about how the Wonder Woman movie discusses the problem in humanity. Check it out on the Youth Specialties blog.
Pentecost is a powerful celebration for the development needs of Jr Highers. I wrote about it on the Youth Specialties blog a few months ago. Here’s a link!
Resurrection is a powerful idea for youth ministry. The trouble is, it’s often misunderstood.
I wrote up a post on how resurrection seems to have been understood in Jesus’ world for the Youth Specialties blog here.
As we approach Easter each year, Christians often find themselves contemplating the death and resurrection of Jesus. Christians have understood the atonement Jesus brings in very different ways throughout the millennia. Many of us hear the same model so often, we assume this is the Christian idea or the Biblical idea.
This post will present a few models of Atonement Theory summarized pretty quickly. Then we’ll give a few notes on potential advantages and disadvantages of the different models in youth ministry. We hope this is a helpful starting point for asking further questions in a way that is pretty easy to understand.
Read more at the Youth Specialties blog!
I wrote a post on the significance of Luther’s Theology of the Cross in youth ministry for Youth Specialties’ blog. Youth Specialties blog. Youth Specialties is a powerhouse in American Youth Ministry, and runs the annual National Youth Worker’s Convention, a publishing house, and Youth Works.
You can see the post here.