Reexamining Relational Youth Ministry: Implications from the Theology of Bonhoeffer

Andrew Root

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 7/1/2006

Issue: Mission in the Congregation (Vol. 26, No 3, Summer, 2006)

Youth ministry often focuses on building relationships between youth ministers and adolescents. But to what end? A relationship designed to influence the other is no relationship and is unworthy of Christ. In a true relationship Christians must be willing fully to share the place of another.

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