This article shows that two things are often missing in youth ministry: biblical teaching and authority, and integration of youth into the church. Consumer culture and the desire to entertain young people have clouded these two important ingredients.
Officebearers can face challenges in working with the youth of the church. This article looks at the nature of such challenges, and proposes a way in which those challenges can be faced. Elders should be able to help young people in their life of serving the Lord.