Seemingly unending problems in youths’ lives, working nights and weekends and high expectations from parents and pastors with relatively low pay result in high levels of stress for youth ministers.

Published in Organizations

Organization leaders say college and graduate students are more interested in longer-term, relationship-building projects than they are in quick-hit mission experiences. 

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 19 February 2014 17:28

At 10, Facebook making major ministry impact

Since its inception a decade ago, Facebook has become nearly indispensable to many churches and ministries.

Published in Organizations
Friday, 02 August 2013 15:34

Mo. youth group safe after bus wreck

The minister of students and recreation at First Baptist Church of St. Charles, Mo., his wife and a bus driver continue to recover from injuries sustained in a recent single-vehicle accident in Georgia.

Published in Congregations
Monday, 29 July 2013 15:47

Youth trip boosts Miss. Delta town

Groundwork laid by CBF pastor and Shaw, Miss., native Jason Coker enabled youth from Houston's South Main Baptist Church to host a VBS program that many credit for helping bridge a racial gap in the impoverished and segregated town.

Published in Congregations
Thursday, 18 July 2013 15:30

Baptist youth gather in Singapore

About 2,500 youth from more than 60 countries are attending the 16th Baptist Youth World Conference July 17-21.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 10:33

'Lord, bless these graduates'

The church must provide youth eternal truths throughout the stages of life -- including graduation.

Published in Commentaries
Tuesday, 05 March 2013 15:55

How to be a child again

When was the last time you felt like a child? Do you ever try to be childish just for the joy of it?

Published in Commentaries
Monday, 11 February 2013 16:28

True Love Waits turns 20

Founders, participants say the faith-based abstinence program helps youth who wish to remain "pure" in a sexualized society.

Published in Social Issues
Wednesday, 09 January 2013 20:19

Baptism: How young is too young?

Experts say that baptism ages are dropping in churches that practice believer's baptism, but caution against setting arbitrary age limits on conversion.

Published in Theology
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