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Art Bamford suggests constructive steps to understand and engage the mediated experience of today's teenagers
Marcos Canales (MDiv ’12) shares wisdom for navigating the complex dynamics of multicultural ministry
Professor of Youth, Family, and Culture Chap Clark discusses youth ministry through our adoption in Christ
Kara Powell, Jake Mulder, and Brad Griffin reflect on ground-breaking research of churches with thriving young people
Growing up in gang violence inspired Carlos Nicasio to bring together churches and local schools to support young people in his community
Pastors are not therapists—but they must bring to their congregations an understanding of mental health issues
Kurt N. Fredrickson
A Centro Latino student discovers a vocation that includes both his ministry and his painting
Excerpts from many disciplines reflect on the ongoing creative work of Christian worship
Pastors Joy Johnson and Bret Widman work together toward reconciliation in Sacramento
What we do as chaplains is radical incarnational ministry.
‘I am crucified with Christ’ is more than a theological confession, it is more of a literal identification
A collection of perspectives on the joys and, sometimes, pain of church planting
Life among tsunami survivors is a long-term work and joy
Alum Joe Stroup speaks to the value of game playing as church outreach
A pastor and a global community bring a wheelchair to Gaza for someone in need
What did it mean to be “pastoral” as a leader of worship? I'm a musician! I don't want to be one of them . . .
The preacher’s task is to use words to express things that are too deep for words. How can that be done?
Clayton J. Schmit
The sermon matters, but the preachers who prepare and deliver the sermon matter more.
Armstrong urges preachers to embrace a way of preaching grounded in communal dialogue
Five key principles relate the task of preaching to the mission of the church
Erickson emphasizes that the end product of a sermon “is God’s business”