Youth

The Challenges Facing Young Christians

Every other week, from May to August, I have the honor of speaking with students at Summit Worldview Academy. I typically teach on the nature of truth, the reliability of the gospels, and the evidence for God’s existence. The students are eager to learn and have many good questions during …

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Students Love Answers More Than the Church Loves Answers

I’ve been training high school students at Summit Worldview Academy in Manitou Springs, Colorado for several years now. We hold nine 2-week conferences for young people each year (six in Colorado, one in California and two in Tennessee), designed specifically to “teach students how to analyze the various ideas that …

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When Youth Pastors Ought to Feel Responsible

My first year as a youth pastor was a challenging year of self-evaluation. When I was initially offered the job, I wasn’t sure I could lead or teach high-schoolers; I’d been working with younger students and my own children were not yet teenagers. But I was ambitious and eager, so …

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