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A digital sabbatical

"2008-04-08 (Methwold Old Vicarage) - 061" by Nick McPhee via Flickr. Licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0.A blog post by Andy Root

Image credit: "2008-04-08 (Methwold Old Vicarage) - 061" by Nic McPhee on Flickr.

Hello faithful visitors to this First Third site!

You have probably noticed that things have been quiet on this page, as well as on our Twitter and Facebook feeds for the last four weeks or so.  There’s a reason -- things have been very busy for Children, Youth and Family Ministry (CYF) at Luther Seminary.  We’ve moved into some very exciting new places (both

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Andy Root's podcast discussing Confirmation

Listen to Dr. Andrew Root and Bethany Stolle as they discuss chapter 14 of The Theological Turn in Youth Ministry, by Andrew Root and Kenda Creasy Dean.

They dig into the topics of confirmation, catechism and doubt.

The Theological Turn in Youth Ministry Chapter 14
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Youth Ministry Doesn't Exist

 

Which is Why We Need it All the More

by Andy Root

"Youth ministry doesn't exist; it is not a biblical or theological concept. Rather, youth ministry is simply ministry, ministry human person to human person in search of God."

YM_Doesnt_Exist.pdf

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Young People, Divorce and Youth Ministry

Leveraging the Ecclesial Community to Create Ontological Security

by Andy Root

"If she regrets the union that created me, then who am I now? And where do I belong in the world?"

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