When Faith Grows Up: Part 3) Pizza Faith

I was in my second year as a paid youth and young adults minister when it happened.  As I look back, it was a major turning point  – a total collision with a reality that said, ‘Everything you are doing in youth ministry is fatally flawed’

OK, that might sound a little melodramatic, so lets just clear a few things up.  There was no blood.  There were no actual fatalities.  But it was a major experience of disorientation that forced me back to reconsider some of my most basic principles and foundations for how I minister to and accompany young people on their spiritual journey.

So, “What happened?” you ask.  Well, it goes like this…

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