Why Theology and Youth Ministry Seldom Mix
Rooted is excited to continue our partnership with The Gospel Coalition blog for a series on the state of youth ministry during the month of April. Thanks to Collin Hansen of TGC for permission in reprinting below (originally posted here, here, and here.
Everyone knows the stereotype of the youth minister as a big kid with an expertise in games and an affinity for creative facial hair and body piercings. Despite the stereotype, many youth pastors are passionate and intelligent. Yet youth ministry has a reputation for not doing serious theology. In the bookFusion Musing. Together they serve on the advisory board of Rooted: A Theology Conference for Student Ministry.