Category Archives: Discipling

Jon Nielson: 3 Common Traits of Youth Who Don’t Leave the Church

Jon Nielson has written an article for churchleaders.com outlining three common traits shared by youth who keep their faith.

Here’s a summary:

1. They are converted.

We need to stop talking about “good kids.” We need to stop being pleased with attendance at youth group and fun retreats. We need to start getting on our knees and praying that the Holy Spirit will do miraculous saving work in the hearts of our students as the Word of God speaks to them.

It is converted students who go on to love Jesus and serve the church.

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Free Audio from #pbl13 – Helping 20-Somethings Overcome the Idol of Self

Enjoyed teaching today at the Pepperdine Bible Lectures in sunny Malibu, CA. We ran out of seats in the room I was in, then we ran out of floor space. Made me happy! 🙂

Here’s a free recording of the class if you’d like to listen: Continue reading

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