The Growing Young Blog Series | UMC YoungPeople
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October 2017

The Growing Young Blog Series

In late 2016, a team from Fuller Youth Institute published Growing Young: 6 Essential Strategies to Help Young People Discover and Love Your Church. That book is accompanied by several free resources that can be accessed here.

Through their research, Kara Powell, Jake Mulder, and Brad Griffin identified six things that churches who engage in meaningful ministry with young people do well. The Growing Young series will briefly identify each of the six strategies and share a story of a place in the United Methodist connection doing that strategy well.

Read all of the Growing Young blog posts below.

  1. Unlock Keychain Leadership
  2. Empathizing with Today’s Young People
  3. Unfair Jesus Breakdancing Through the Praise Songs
  4. Warm is the New Cool
  5. Like a Good Neighbor
  6. Taking Jesus’ Message Seriously