Making the Bible Inspiring (not insipid) in Youth Ministry

Have you ever noticed that when it comes to describing the Bible and its uses, there is the tendency to drift into dualist language? So, for instance, someone might say that the Bible needs to be ____________, but not ____________. I use the term Inspiring and not insipid above, which isnt one i have heard, but others in the first column can include Authoritative, Proclaimed, … Continue reading Making the Bible Inspiring (not insipid) in Youth Ministry

When did youth ministry decide that the bible was irrelevant?

Well it must have done at some point. Given that it’s barely used or mentioned.  Jesus is, but sometimes even he is taken out of biblical context.  More the ‘jesus of my life’ than the Jesus of trinity, of creation , the author and the redeemer, the biblical one, the revered one through history. Without the Bible who is Jesus? So coming back to the … Continue reading When did youth ministry decide that the bible was irrelevant?