Review - Awakening Youth Discipleship
Brian Mahan, Michael Warren and David White, the authors of the penetrating book, Awakening Youth Discipleship: Christian Resistance in a Consumer Culture (Cascade Books, 2008, ISBN# 978-1-55635-136-5) challenge the current state of youth ministry in
In nine succinct chapters, the authors set out to explain how this has happened. First, White summarizes the creation and history of adolescence, illustrating how youth have been marginalized in society. He then offers a challenging critique of comfortable Christian parents who don’t really want to see their kids radically transformed by the Gospel. Second,
This slim volume does not provide easy answers, but does issue a clarion call to think more deeply about what youth ministry should look like in our consumer culture.
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