The Recent History of Youth Ministry

christ-in-youth.jpg

Especially if someone is coming into youth ministry after a decade or more away (as are many of our volunteers today), the youth ministry landscape can look very different than the ministries many of us found the Lord in. Many large publishers, resources, and historical organizations no longer exist, or at least have had their influence diminish, and a new generation of participants in the youth ministry conversation have emerged. The Next Institute was consulted for this article helping to explain some of the recent history of youth ministry in the United States. 

Read the article, “What Happened to National Youth Ministries and Conferences?” here.