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Stop Teaching Young Christians About Their Faith

In my last post, I summarized the studies and publications that describe the flight of young people from the Church. A compelling cumulative circumstantial case can be made to support the fact that young college aged Christians are walking away from Christianity in record numbers. What can we do about …

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Why Does Training Trump Teaching? (Video)

J. Warner Wallace, author of Cold-Case Christianity, was interviewed by Bobby Conway (The One Minute Apologist) and discussed the important distinction between “teaching” and “training” when preparing young (and older) Christians. (For more information related to Bobby’s great ministry, visit: http://oneminuteapologist.com/) To see more Cold Case Christianity Training Videos with …

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The Choice Between Entertaining and Training

I often talk about the need to “reform” our approach to youth ministry in light of the astonishing statistics related to young people leaving the Christian faith. While I tend to focus on the direction I would prefer to take, I seldom spend much time critiquing the alternative strategies that other youth …

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