Posts categorized as "Youth Ministry Dialogue"

Feedback: Conversations on Faith & Doubt

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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…

Making A Place For Young People to Grow

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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….

Major Danielle Strickland Interview

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Major Danielle Strickland was one of our amazing special guest speakers at this past February’s Regeneration. She brought a powerful word on Saturday night and again on Sunday morning. We highly recommend watching those preaches if you missed them (or watching them again if you were there!). She took a few minutes to chat with…

Propaganda Interview

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Propaganda is a rapper, a poet, and a bit of a hip hop historian. His passion bleeds into his speech and action. You may know him from the Life In Six Words campaign from Dare2Share, but if not, you’ll want to check this out: He recently joined us at Regeneration this past February, and connected…

Chap Clark Interview

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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…

Help! I Hate My Corps!

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Last year we tried to take a long, hard look at why young people are leaving The Salvation Army in record numbers. We heard from a former Salvo, a Salvo youth minister on the cheap answers offered young people, and a Salvo young adult on why he’s stuck around. Obviously this isn’t an issue that…

Reload: Urban Youth Ministry Conference

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Reload is a training conference serving over 300 urban youth workers from Chicagoland and the Midwest region. Join youth pastors, senior pastors, volunteers, teachers, parents, grandparents, nonprofit staff, social workers, foster parents, teenagers—and many others serving in urban youth ministry at this event designed to refresh, renew, empower, and equip. Reload is also super affordable!…