Evangelism Myth #12: We need to adjust the gospel message to make it more appealing to a postmodern generation. The gospel message just doesn’t work anymore. I mean, let’s face
Evangelism Myth #8: Technology, sports and extracurricular activities are the enemies of evangelism. Teenagers’ lives are packed and stacked with activities – social media, sports, drama, band, school clubs, movies,
Evangelism Myth #16: Teenagers are too immature to be effective in carrying the gospel to others. No doubt about it. Teenagers can be emotional, impulsive, unfocused, risk-taking bundles of hormones.
Evangelism Myth #9: Because God is in charge of salvation, we don’t need to go overboard with urgency. Have you ever known somebody who meant well, but couldn’t quite connect
Evangelism Myth #5: My primary responsibility is discipleship, not evangelism I don’t know about you, but it seems to me that most youth ministry discipleship strategies tend to be heavily
Evangelism Myth #4: Of course evangelism is a priority. I do a monthly (or quarterly, or yearly) outreach meeting. Should you “program” evangelism into your youth ministry? Absolutely! We all
Evangelism Myth #10: Postmodern teenagers aren’t interested in conversations about the gospel. If you’re a regular reader of energize, you might be wondering right about now…Evangelism myth #10? I could
Do you see yourself as the one primarily responsible for presenting the gospel to your students’ non-believing friends? Have you cast yourself in the role of “quarterback,” fostering an invitational
“Evangelical, evangelism, evangelistic.” Do these words inspire you or make you cringe? Many youth leaders feel guilty, inadequate or overwhelmed with just the mention of the e-word. And for some,
Summer BBQs. Fourth of July fireworks. Hiking, camping and water parks. Summer offers a whole range of options that take us away from our normal routines. And here at Dare
In the crazy “what if” world of impossible scenarios I have often wondered how Jesus would handle youth ministry today. And the more I’ve thought about it, the more I
Understanding the message and meaning of the gospel is mission critical for both you and your students! For how can we explain Jesus’ message to others if we can’t actually
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