Normal Goes A Long Way
Normal Goes A Long Way
27: The Faith Of The Next Generation, Middle and High School

The gang’s back together again! Laura Fleetwood, Ryan Pfendler and Jill Devine sat down to continue the conversation about the faith of the next generation. Ryan is the Director of Student & Young Adult Ministry at Messiah St. Charles. Ryan’s ministry believes that following Jesus is the way young people grow into the best version of themselves. He wants every teenager to belong to a community of faith where they can learn who Jesus is, and discover the purpose He has for them now and as they grow.

Highlights from the episode include:

*Teaching students the importance of caring NOW 

*The real life situations middle and high school students are facing

*Personal modeling

*Bridging multiple generations with one another

*The importance of small group leaders

*Common questions from teenagers

*Talking with our teenagers, not at them

*Teenagers are teenagers, despite how grown up they may seem at times

*The counselor approach

*It’s all about the relationship

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