As a teen, my stomach sank whenever I boarded a plane. I wasn’t scared to fly, I was nervous about sharing the gospel with my seatmate. What could be more awkward than cornering the total stranger trapped next to you to inquire about their eternal destiny? Yet that’s what my evangelical preachers told me to do on flights.
As we approach Lent, I wonder how we can use this season to help the teenagers in our care, at home and at church, keep the door open for faith.
Please church, welcome, encourage and support the faith, prophetic voices, and ministries of our young people. We need them now more than ever.
How can we help young people feel included in our churches? Miriam suggests ways to include teens in your stewardship campaign by offering them the opportunity to be a blessing to, in, and for your congregation.
Are you practice The Way of Love? Read about Bishop Curry’s call to us to follow the seven principles of The Way of Love: Turn, Learn, Pray, Worship, Bess, Go, and Rest and see how one youth group begins their journey on The Way.
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