Absolutely, yes! (and then tell him about Jesus!)Churches Overdue on Youth Ministry Change Christianpost.com
Interesting article. We need to share Jesus with young people, but that does not give us license to not meet practical needs of the kids we serve. Kara Powell who is interviewed in this article asked youthworkers at a training that Serve Our Youth Network hosted, “if a kid didn’t know how to read, is it the church’s job to help teach him to read?”
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Shane Vander Hart is the founder and editor-in-chief of Caffeinated Thoughts. He is also the President of 4:15 Communications, LLC, a social media & communications consulting/management firm. Prior to this Shane spent 20 years in youth ministry serving in church, parachurch, and school settings. He has also served as an interim pastor and is a sought after speaker and pulpit fill-in. Shane has been married to his wife Cheryl since 1993 and they have three kids. Shane and his family reside near Des Moines, IA.