As leaders, what we think about the church theologically leads to how our church operates practically, but it happens in reverse for our students. As they see how the church functions practically, they develop their own theology of the church, their own ecclesiology.
Fellow student pastors and ministers, charge your high school students to commit themselves to the local church now.
FTC.co asks Sam Bierig, Dean and Assistant Professor of Christian Studies at Spurgeon College, "What is the most important ingredient to student ministry?"
The way of Christianity is the way of unity between old and young saints in the body, and if you want our youth to take this way, show them the road.
If the gospel is the one thing that makes us unique, then the gospel needs to be the one thing that shapes how we do everything.
Here is the bottom line: when young people are passionate, bold, and relentless, things change.
I have come to firmly believe that student ministries are uniquely positioned to be mission sending agencies within the local church.
Every leader needs accountability, including youth pastors.
All plenary sessions from the 2019 Ready Conference are now available for viewing online.
If your pursuit of Christian maturity does not have the person and work of Christ as its central focus, it’s a fool’s errand.