Monday, April 24, 2017: Youth Hope-Builders Academy (YHBA) invites you to join the webinar “Youth Ministry on the Front Line: Black Youth Call For Change,” presented by Anne E. Streaty Wimberly, Ph.D., Executive Director, Youth Hope-Builders Academy of the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC), Atlanta, Georgia. The webinar will give pointed answers to the question: What do teens say […]
In this article for Faith and Leadership, Jeff Kaster shares the wisdom gained over twenty years of the LYTN and his experience with youth theology programs. Thanks to all in LYTN for your collaborative efforts in sharing resources and program wisdom over the years! To read the article, follow this link.
Saint John’s University and the School of Theology and Seminary invite applications for the full-time, benefit eligible position of Associate Director, Youth in Theology and Ministry. A description of the position responsibilities, qualifications, and application process can be found at: https://apps.csbsju.edu/employment/?page=jobs. Applications will be reviewed beginning December 15. Discover your deep gladness for the world’s […]
The Academy of Preachers is hosting their National Festival of Young Preachers, January 2-5, 2017 in Lexington, KY! The Preaching Theme is JESUS: RABBI. RADICAL. REDEEMER. RISEN LORD. This year’s goal is to have 200 young preachers attending and preaching at this eighth National Festival. Look for the features that have become so popular: the preaching […]
From our dear friends at Appalachia Service Project: Please pray for our staff, the families we work with, and volunteers in West Virginia in the aftermath of yesterday’s flooding. Volunteers and staff are safe, though some work sites are not accessible due to flooding.
Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University seeks candidates for their Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry Education position. Job Summary: The Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry Education will provide oversight and strategic planning for Perkins School of Theology’s programs for high school youth and their families, college-aged young adults, and […]
The following is a recording of Dr. Jonathan Hill’s address, “The Religious and Cultural Contexts of American Adolescents and Emerging Adults.” The lecture was given at the annual LYTN Consultation, held at the Alexander Hotel in Indianapolis, February 3-5, 2016. Dr. Jonathan P. Hill is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Calvin College. He completed his doctoral work […]
Directors and staff from LYTN programs gathered in Indianapolis February 3-5, 2016 for the annual LYTN Consultation. This year’s focus invited attendees to explore effective practices of engaging Scripture with youth. During the consultation, Dr. Anne Wimberly received LYTN’s Prophet of Hope Recognition. Below is the text from her introduction, as well as the citation […]
Introducing The CEB Student Bible Edited by Dr. Elizabeth Corrie, The CEB Student Bible is by and for young people. It invites them into deeper forms of personal and social holiness, helps them make connections between the world of the Bible and their own world, offers resources for engaging the text in personal and group […]
Dr. Anne Streaty Wimberly invites you to attend the Youth Hope-Builders Academy Conference, “Black Youth Speak Out, Churches Reach Out,” to be held February 26-27, 2016 in Atlanta, GA. The conference will be centered around a recent research project titled “Building Bridges of Hope: The Church’s Role in Reaching Disconnected Black Youth” and its findings. Please refer to the link […]