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The U.S. Debate on Appropriate Sex Education

Moral and religious values are an essential element of the U.S. debate about sex education. Both abstinence-only advocates and advocates of comprehensive sex education that includes abstinence have found allies... read more >


Faith and youth: inspiration for religious educators

Concern for the religious lives of young people has taken many forms over the centuries. The post-modern era reveals continuity in the needs of children and youth and change in... read more >

Open call for journal entries: The Wabash Center

Open call for journal entries: The Wabash Center

Dates & Time: 
Jan 01, 2017

The Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion is calling for journal submissions for its international peer-reviewed journal, “Teaching Theology and Religion.” In 400 words, describe a successful teaching tactic that you have used when teaching online. Your successful teaching tactic should be transferable by the reader beyond the narrowly specific context of your course, your reading assignments, and your lecture notes.


Teaching youth about health through scripture

The Christian community can set a positive example of caring for health and can support church and community youth in making healthy decisions. An effective message requires adults to examine... read more >


Good Chapel Planning Begins with Asking the Right Questions

A 2012 seminar on chapel planning for the high school setting revealed that there is a wide variety in how often chapel happens, that some chapel models work better than... read more >


The key to keeping teens in the church: Engage them

Too frequently, marginalized teens “graduate” from church and may not return for decades, if ever. To change that pattern, churches need to provide opportunities for youth to get involved, says... read more >


Improving Worship in Christian High School Chapels

The Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, dedicated to renewing worship in faith communities, hosts annual symposia on worship for worship leaders. The 2012 symposium included a seminar on worship planning... read more >


Symposium presents ideas for Improving chapel services

The consensus from a 2012 symposium on high school chapel services: Make chapel planning more collaborative. The symposium, held at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship, which promotes worship renewal,... read more >


Creating a vibrant youth ministry

The context and strategies for communicating the faith have changed dramatically through the centuries. Since the early 20th century, churches have engaged young adults as youth ministers. Being young adults,... read more >


Supporting Ministry and Vocation

Christian congregations interested in encouraging students and young adults to explore careers in Christian vocations can find ideas, partnership guidelines, and information on matching fellowship programs, on the Forum for... read more >





Holy Week Inspiration

In a few weeks, Christians around the world celebrate Holy Week and Easter, commemorating the final days of Jesus...

Encouraging Youth Away From Marijuana

   The legislative wars over marijuana are mostly trending in favor of those who support legalization. More...

Leadership La Porte County Hosts its 2nd Annual “Volunteer Expo” on April 19

Leadership La Porte County, Inc. was formed in 1984, with support from the Lilly Foundation, to encourage engaged...


Thu, Apr 5, 2018 - 08:00 am
Author of "The Color Purple" Alice Walker will keynote the April 5-7 conference organized by

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