Feedback: Conversations on Faith & Doubt

Feedback happens when a signal gets looped back into its source, like a guitar’s pickups being overloaded by the sound coming from its own amp. Usually this creates a lot of noise and dissonance. However, in the right hands it can be harnessed to create beautiful things: think Sigur Ros, Bon Iver, or even Neil … Continued

Making A Place For Young People to Grow

A key component of youth development is a focus on establishing nurturing environments where young people can discover their identity in Christ. Far from simple coddling, making a place for young people to grow means promoting safe, healthy, caring environments within corps and communities. Read more on the research behind the youth development concept here. … Continued

Moving the Church – Part 2

*Disclaimer: No darts were actually used in the determining of this year’s moves. Probably.* Last year, on the eve of The Central Territory’s annual move announcements, we considered part of The SA’s historical reasoning behind our system. Left untouched in that discussion was whether or not our system was helping us actually achieve the goals … Continued

Chap Clark Interview

Dr. Chap Clark, pastor, professor, and accomplished author, was our special guest at the 2014 Developing Youth Leaders Seminar. He sat down with the CYN and we asked him some questions submitted via Twitter & Facebook, and explored a few of the ideas he taught on in the main sessions. All of the audio from … Continued