Kenda Creasy Dean and Christy Lang Hearlson distill the wisdom gained from Lilly Endowment’s twenty-year initiative of funding theological programs for high school youth. This wisdom includes insight into catalyzing community, vocational discernment, theological reflection, mentoring, prayer and worship, service and justice, and leadership development. This seminal text sheds light on one of the best kept secrets in the American church: The incredible effectiveness of the theological programs for high school youth.
This edited volume includes a number of chapters written by directors of programs in the LYTN Network and these chapters serve as an organizing framework for the LYTN website resource center. Read more or order a copy at Eerdmans Publishing Co.