Present: David Blair, Ron Boehme, Dan Britton, Mike Calhoun, Terry Carty, Chad
Childress, Doug Clark, Rachael Cooley, Allen Copus, Dave Curtiss, Greg Davis, Tami
Dooms, Lance Finley, Paul Fleischmann, Bob Flores, Randy Hall, Beth Helton, Mike
Higgs, Monty Hipp, Mike King, Chuck Klein, Jerry Mann, Jay Mooney, Rick Morgan,
Chuck Neder, Fern Nichols, Danny Oertli, Mark Oestreicher, Jeff Piehl, Dave Rahn,
Rocky Rausch, Rolly Richert, Richard Ross, Johnny Scott, Barry St. Clair, Andy
Stephenson, Greg Stier, BJ Strote, Doug Tegner, Becky Tirabassi, Allen Weed, Haley
Wherry, Nancy Wilson, Don Wolgemuth.
Dept. of Justice) shared about the need for mentors for youth. He encouraged each
organization to find mentors within their membership, as well as to seek donors who
could support the NNYM effort, MentorYouth.com.
Greg Stier: great experience with mixed group of kids on \u201cretreat\u201d in mountains
Doug Tegner: Urban Summit was great leap forward in January
Jay Mooney: Sensing growing support for youth ministry from the body of Christ
Richard Ross: Turning Hearts conferences helped change families \u2013 dramatic stories
Mark Oestreicher: YS has been bought by Zondervan. It\u2019s a good thing!
Dave Curtiss: Youth ministry in Church of Nazarene has been turning the corner! New
powerless before this great multitude who are coming against us; nor do we know
what to do, but our eyes are on Thee.\u201d We need to admit that with all our good stuff,
we don\u2019t know what to do, either.
The \u201cgorilla in the room\u201d will be the increasing impact of ethnicity\u2026by 2025 50%
of U.S. will be Hispanic. If the church can\u2019t adjust to the increase in urbanization
youth ministry impact will erode.
to change by global changes.
Church in other countries will come back to America to do evangelism here.
Contemporary Christians tend to do what works for them.
Action: Collaboration\u2026 Back to basics\u2026Community\u2026
Are kids leaving the church, or going out and searching for God? (Big \u201cC\u201d vs. little \u201cc\u201d)
We need benchmarks for spiritual growth\u2026if not the church, then who? Change is a
long-term process\u2026there is a need for a more relational approach.
This action might not be possible to undo. Are you sure you want to continue?