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Book Review: Youth Ministry in the 21st Century

Book Review: Youth Ministry in the 21st Century

DANNY MITCHELL October 22, 2015   Youth Ministry in the 21st Century: Five Views. Chap Clark, Ed. (Baker Academic, 2015) Writing book reviews can be a tricky thing. After all, a book review is ultimately only one person’s opinion about a particular book.  I have often wondered why I should trust the opinion of a reviewer … Continued

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2015 Women’s Love Gift

2015 Women’s Love Gift

Since 1974, women in the PCA have supported an annual love gift to promote denominational connectionalism and demonstrate our corporate helper-design as women in the church. The money is raised in various ways such as donations, fundraisers, etc. The Women's Love Gift has blessed committees and agencies such as MNA's Special Needs Ministries, MTW's efforts to … Continued

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2015 Youth Summer Camps & Conferences

2015 Youth Summer Camps & Conferences

We have pulled together a list of the top nine summer camps used by youth groups throughout the PCA. This free tool provides locations, age groups, website info, and a bit of general information about each camp. Click the image on the right to view and download the pdf. If you know of a youth … Continued

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RYM/YXL Mid Atlantic

RYM/YXL Mid Atlantic

As you probably know already, CEP has undergone a bit of a transformation over the last few years.  Most notably was the hiring of Dr. Stephen Estock as the new coordinator and most noticeably was our name change to CDM (Committee on Discipleship Ministries).  Along with those major changes, came a new website, a rebranding, … Continued

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The Juvenilization of American Christianity

The Juvenilization of American Christianity

Author: Thomas E. Bergler Reviewed by: Stephen Yates, Pastor for Youth & Families at University Presbyterian Church in Las Cruces, NM. Shifting in response to both fluid adolescent culture and fluctuating church support, youth ministry as a field often struggles to hold onto a cohesive identity, not unlike the adolescents it serves. One welcome development in light of … Continued

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Taking Theology to Youth Ministry

Taking Theology to Youth Ministry

Author: Andrew Root Reviewed by: John Sutton, Youth and Children’s Ministry Director at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Fayetteville, GA. Taking Theology to Youth Ministry (TTtYM) by Andrew Root is the first in a series of four 100-ish page "narrative" books about youth ministry. They follow Nadia, a youth minister who wrestles with what youth ministry is and how she … Continued