Re-visioning of Youth Ministries
December 03, 2013 Filed in: Youth
“We have an army of youth today who can do much if they are properly directed and encouraged. We want our children to believe the truth. We want them to be blessed of God. We want them to act a part in well-organized plans for helping other youth. Let all be so trained that they may rightly represent the truth, giving them reason of the hope that is within them, and honouring God in any branch of the work where they are qualified to labor.” (General Conference Bulletin, January 29, 30, 1893, p. 24)
Youth ministry is not something that exists alongside the ministry of the church. It is an integral part of the church and its ministry. Its philosophy is based on the same foundational principles that undergird the ministry of the whole church.
There are four independent forces that have sustained the life of the early church and continue to provide motivation for the growth of the church today and these are as follows:
Today, this youth blog has been launched to engage you the youth in an open dialogue about the “Re-visioning of Youth Ministries” and what can we do to “Rebuild Youth Ministries.” It also offers news and resources about the youth at South Bahamas Conference of Seventh-day Adventists.