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The Young Church of NOW.

When I tell people that I’m a youth minister, many well-meaning and wonderful people will say something like, “Oh that’s such important work. After all, the young people are our future.” Since those conversations usually are in passing, and by and large the folks who say things like this have the best intentions, I mostly respond with a smile and nod then say something affirming. But if I have a little more time, I like to politely disagree. You see, I don’t believe that young people are the “future of the Church” – and here’s …

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