Reaching today’s youth requires an impactful and truthful presentation of the gospel. This age group is searching for something in life and has more options presented to them than any generation before.
Conclave provides training conferences and worship experiences for adults who oversee and serve in the youth ministry in their churches. Conferences include training in youth Bible study leadership, youth evangelism and youth ministry administration. Conclave 2015 will take place October 12-14 in Arlington, Texas. Click here to learn more.
Get to know: Mike Vasquez
by Guest Author on October 5, 2015 in profiles
Mike Vasquez is the youth pastor at First Baptist Church Hondo.
1. Most influential book you’ve read in the past two years?
“Crazy Love” by Francis Chan
2. Who is the one person who has had the most impact on your ministry?
My home pastor, Bob McCarter. Pastor Bob taught/modeled what it meant to love the church, and what it meant to invest in relationships.
3. What I love most about youth ministry is . . .
I love students. They are the present and they are the future. Watching them grow and develop into men and women of God is my favorite/p>/strong>/p>/p>/strong>/p>/a>/p>/strong>/p>/em>/em>/p>... [continue]
Called is an initiative of Texas Baptists to encourage students sensing a call to ministry. We want students to know that an exciting career in church ministry is more than just a viable career path, it may be the very thing to which God is calling them. Visit wearethecalled.com for more information. Click here to learn more.
Bible Study Materials
Free Bible study materials for youth in grades 7-12 are available online. The studies were written by Texas Baptist youth ministers and youth educators and they emphasize understanding the Bible passage and making appropriate life application. Available in both English and Spanish. Click here to learn more.