Leader, Winter 2017–18: Scattered Community


The art of the pursuit by Corey Hildebrand
Intentional coaching in the lives of youth and emerging adults

Part of the church today by Danilo Sanchez
Involving youth in congregational life

Is the church sucking the life out of our youth? by Mariah Martin
How lust, desire, and vampires affect how we do ministry

The question by Kirsten Hamm-Epp, Yer Vang, Isaac Landis
What do you see as a growing edge of youth ministry?

Collaborative youth ministry by Richard Bage
Doing together what cannot be done alone

Planning service trips by Krista Dutt
Before, during, after


Editorial by Amy Gingerich
Beyond rainbows and glitter, toward theological rocks

In worship by Michael Pahl
Metaphors we preach by

In the Word by Kevin Derksen
Here is your mother

In the family by Kimberly Ferris
Training leaders

In the details by Jenny Castro
Pastoral transitions

In the world by Ryan Dueck
Jesus is hard to find

Leader tips

Adapting curriculum for Mennonite youth;
When a youth comes out as gay;
Things I’ve learned about fundraising for youth groups

Worship Resources


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