Tag Archives: Youth Group

Why Is It So Important for Young Christians to Be Able to Defend Christianity? (Video)

Wendy Griffith interviews J. Warner Wallace on the 700 Club and asks why it’s so important for the current generation of Christian believers to be prepared to give the reason for the hope they have in Jesus. More young people are walking away from the Church than ever before. What …

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Raising The Bar As Christian Believers (Cold Case Christianity Broadcast #91)

In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner continues his comprehensive description of the difference between teaching and training by articulating the need for parents and youth leaders to expect more from their children and students. Our kids can typically learn more, engage more deeply, and understand more …

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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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Are Your Christian Students Ready for College?

My good friend and partner in mission, Jonathan Morrow has been an inspiration and source of information for many years. Few people have dedicated themselves to the cause of equipping and encouraging young Christians as has Jonathan. He’s the author of Questioning the Bible: 11 major Challenges to the Bible’s …

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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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Four Ways to Strengthen Your Kid’s Faith

Those of us who are interested in Christian Case Making (aka “apologetics”) are aware of the challenges facing young Christians in their teens and twenties. It’s a simple fact; most young Christians will walk away from the Church in their college years. Like other Case Makers, I’m animated to work …

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