One of my favorite hobbies is talking with other youth workers around the country about our unique and amazing calling. Over the last few years, I have noticed these conversations begin to shift. What used to be times sharing our best practices and our best ideas on programs, has become more of laments. What used to work and kill it, are having little impact.
Our knee jerk reaction is to scrap our programs and figure out the newest, latest and greatest. But maybe it isn't our programs that are in need of change, but our foundational assumptions about students, their world view, and where God is actually meeting them in their lives.
It is not the programs that need to change:Read More