Theology of Youth Ministry. What are the theology concepts that underpin your youth ministry and work? Why is this question an important question?. Theology of Youth Ministry. Brierley, D, Joined Up, 2003 Creasy Dean K, Practising Passion , 2004
(Most theology can be view through eyes of YM)
Their vision for young people is what young people themselves have feed back to them
What questions or problems do these values and goals raise for youth ministry?
“a separate and special issue within the broader discipline of youth work.” p. 22.
What are the problems with this?
A Christological support based on the incarnation – Relational Youth Ministry. YFC, Pete Ward, Andrew Root etc.
Incarnation, Missio Dei
Ward’s emphasis on outside in
Griffiths creates a broader based Christological underpinning.
BY SEEKING OUT THE ONE LOVE THAT MATTERS ABOVE ALL OTHERS, PASSION UNITES LESSER COMMITMENTS OF SELF INTO SOMETHING APPROACHING AN INTEGRATED WHOLE. A PASSION THAT INSPIRES LIFE AND TAKING UP THE CROSS. A PASSION THAT IS WORTH LIVING AND DYING FOR.
Explain and Explore the theology that underpins your youth ministry.
How does this affect and inform the way we do youth ministry?