Transcending race, class, gender, denomination, and geography, clergy sexual misconduct occurs in ministries big and small, old and new, innovative and routine. In this issue of Engage, scholars, survivors, and ministers wrestle with this problem.
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October’s Issue – Faith and Politics The polarizing rhetoric surrounding this presidential election has dominated the last eighteen months of American life, through primaries, debates, advertising, and the narrowing of the field of candidates. While most youth are not yet of voting age, they remain undeniably affected by the outcome of this election and are watching […]
The tension between sports and sabbath has become particularly palpable during the past 20 years. More and more, youth workers see young people (and their families) forced to choose between attending church or playing sports. At issue in the conversation about youth ministry and sports is nothing less than how we understand worship, evangelism, and the role of the church.
How might the voice of the church bring a constructive and integrated response to the prominence of sexual violence against youth and young adults? When and how should the church start talking with young people about sexual violence?
The actions of ISIS (also known as the Islamic State, or ISIL) have begun to shape America’s popular conception of Islam by grabbing headlines in the last year. What is the youth minister’s role in this conversation?
The exponential increase in the prison population is attributable in large part to the mass incarceration of people of color. How can youth ministers respond with young people to the alarming rise in the prison population?
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In the wake of events in Ferguson, Staten Island and around the country, passionate demonstrations about racial injustice have emerged. Find theological frameworks, starting points for conversations about race and identity, and a litany for worship.
If you missed the 2014 Princeton Forum on Youth Ministry this past April, you can still check out Lillian Daniel’s second lecture on the theme of Testimony.
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