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Awakening Youth Discipleship: Christian Resistance in a Consumer Culture
Description: Youth ministry has increasingly lost touch with its origins in the way of Jesus and the social practices intrinsic to Christian discipleship, and has instead substituted layers of ""Jesus talk,"" middle class values, fun and games, and doses of ""warm fellow-feeling."" Awakening Youth Discipleship articulates the history of this domestication of youth and mini ...more
Paperback, 126 pages
Published January 1st 2008 by Cascade Books
(first published November 1st 2007)
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“Life is . . . a stream flowing from high mountain ranges which wring it from the clouds, coursing down through all the manifold ways in which the water comes down at Lodore to the sea of eternity. Adolescence is the chief rapids in this river of life which may cut a deep canyon and leave its shores a desert.”
“As a result, the church has often adopted approaches to ministry that further domesticate and marginalize youth.”More quotes…