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ARLINGTON – Youth ministry isn’t easy. It requires long hours, unending energy, incredible patience and deep commitment. Full Story »


DECATUR – Luis Guevara feels called by God to minister to youth in Decatur. Life as a Christian is an exciting adventure, and he wants local young people to know it. Full Story »


ARLINGTON – It’s time for the church to connect with students in a different way, said leaders at Texas Baptists Youth Ministry Conclave in Arlington Oct. 15-17.

This way is through authenticity, making churches places where students can express doubt, wrestle through hard answers about God and understand that God likes and delights in them, said Kara Powell, co-author of Sticky Faith and executive director of the Youth Institute at Fuller Seminary. Full Story »

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ARLINGTON – When trying to reach out to young people, ministers and lay people will face challenges and hardships, according to veteran leaders. There will be trials, setbacks and difficulties. Full Story »


LATHAM SPRINGS – No matter a person’s cultural background, the call of Christ demands a response. At Camp Fusion, a Texas Baptists-sponsored camp for second-generation students from nine ethnicities, 38 young people responded by giving their lives to Christ. Full Story »