Well-researched trends in youth ministry are pointing to the need for more emphasis on small group outdoor adventure programs. I’ve been working to develop wilderness ministry programs around the world for a while now and I can confidently say that small group adventure-based ministries are extremely effective and relevant to the current global youth culture. Yet churches, seminaries, and non-profits are still way behind in prioritizing extended outdoor retreats in their student ministry programs. I believe this will be changing in the next decade because of the unique needs of this generation of youth.
YOUTH MINISTRY BRINGS HOPE AND TRANSFORMATION TO OUR COMMUNITIES
Reading this post below will both help you understand the problems and challenges with modern youth ministry, and it will also give you hope that you can do something about it!
5 Trends in Youth Ministry & How to Navigate a Perfect Storm http://t.co/GtSevncX5z
— Ashley Denton (@OUTDOORLEADERS) October 1, 2014