How do we help our children’s faith become their own? Luke Dockery shares about his Youth In Family Ministry model as a deliberate way to help young people find their place in the larger body of believers.
- Developing an approach to youth ministry that derives from quality research
- The physical family and church family as pillars of a quality youth ministry
- The importance of intergenerational friendships in helping young people feel they are a true part of the larger congregation
- Implementing a new culture and philosophy in your youth program
- Specific fruits the Farmington congregation has seen through Luke’s approach
- The Deeper Youth Conference of which Luke is a co-founder and director
Luke Dockery is the Associate Minister of the Farmington Church of Christ where he has served since 2006. He completed his Masters of Divinity degree at the Harding School of Theology in 2017.
- Luke Dockery’s book: Youth In Family Ministry: A Handbook
- Check out Luke’s blog: The Doc File
- Deeper Youth Ministry resources of which Luke is an editor and compiler
- Family-Based Youth Ministry by Mark DeVries
- Intergenerational Christian Formation: Bringing The Whole Church Together in Ministry, Community and Worship by Holly Catterton Allen and Christine Lawton
- Sticky Faith: Everyday Ideas To Build Lasting Faith In Your Kids by Kara Powell and Chap Clark
- The Sticky Faith Guide for Your Family: Over 100 Practical and Tested Ideas to Build Lasting Faith In Kids by Kara Powell
- Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers by Christian Smith and Melina Denton