The following article was written by Kyle Shreve, missionary to Peru. Young people are the future of missions, and to undervalue them is about the biggest mistake a church can make. Hope that’s clear enough. Sure, the 13 or 14 year old running around the church today, knocking things over, and deciding that kicking a football into the baptistry is…

  “The ministry would be great if it weren’t for the people!” This is a sentiment that is occasionally thought or said (usually in a half-joking manner) by some people in the ministry. Though it may be said tongue-in-cheek, it expresses a real barrier to effective ministry. The ministry is people – we don’t minster to building, cities, or places; we…