What Young People Need: A Church that Won't Judge their Lifestyle Choices

What Young People Need: A Church that Won't Judge their Lifestyle Choices

Whether you like it or not young people set the trends of our culture. There is a reason that Leslie Knope in Parks and Recreation so famously stated “the thing about Youth Culture is, I don’t understand it.” For people far removed from teens it certainly can be confusing watching trends that teens latch onto, clothes they wear, things they say, and celebrities they idolize.

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What Young People Need: A Church that will Listen to them

What Young People Need: A Church that will Listen to them

My son, who is seven, often times struggles to listen. Sometimes he acts like he listens, then really isn’t at all. He’s figured it out! He’s figured out how to play the game without actually listening. Something I have been saying to him is “son, I want you to listen not only with your ears, but with your actions”. Churches have this same problem. They “listen” but aren’t really listening. A questions churches must ask is, “am i really listening?”

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