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: Dan McGlasson
by Guest Author on November 18, 2015 in profiles
1. Where do you serve and what is your role?
I serve as Minister to Students at First Baptist Church in the center of the universe, El Paso, Texas. My responsibilities include the planning and coordination of the youth program, grades 6 through 12, along with general ministerial duties for the church
2. Most influential book you’ve read in the past two years?
I don’t know about influential, but for practical it is “The 7 Best Practices for Teaching Teenagers the Bible“ by Andy Blanks. Very concise and a good manual for my workers.
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Ready. Recognizing and Responding to God’s Call
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.