Responding to Kids Whose Parents are in Chronic Conflict
The Myth of the Sterile Youth Room
“You might have a lot of problems and distractions outside this room, but when you’re here you are in a different world.”
How many of us say—or communicate without actually speaking—something like that to students about our youth ministries? Sometimes as youth workers we carry a false sense that we can create a youth ministry environment in which all the stuff that happens “out there” doesn’t matter; instead, it’s “all about Jesus” in the room.