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Friday, November 18 • 4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Challenge of "Church Kids"

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They’ve been there—they’ve done that. Not only do they know the right answers, they also could run the show. Perhaps one of the greatest challenges we face as youth workers is to stimulate spiritual growth in kids who are too familiar with the gospel. Some are callused, some are bored, many are living with the secondhand faith of their parents, and most are tired of the pat answers they’ve been hearing. Marv will help you understand what’s going on in the hearts of churched kids. We’ll explore strategies for helping parents help their kids. Along with providing some proven apathy busters, Marv will give you a new perspective on how your relationships with these church-basement veterans can be exciting again.

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Marv Penner

Marv Penner is an internationally known author, professor, speaker, and youth ministry veteran who has spent more than 40 years working with students and families. He’s the author of six books on youth ministry, including The Youth Worker’s Guide to Parent Ministry, Hope and Healing for Kids Who Cut, and Building and Mobilizing Teams. Marv is also a marriage and family counselor specializing in parent/adolescent conflict resolution... Read More →


Friday November 18, 2016 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Room 233