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If we’re connected on social media you already know that I’ve got a bit of a fishing thing going on. It’s not quite an obsession, but I’m trying to figure out how to salt water fish. Last year I bought kayaks, equipping them for both recreation and fishing. I’ve acquired all sorts of fishing gear. I’ve […]

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Youth Group isn’t THE Answer


By now, everyone has heard about the latest Pew Research. Religious “nones” continue to rise in America: 16.1% of population in 2007, 22.8% in 2014: — PewResearch Religion (@PewReligion) May 13, 2015 Last Fall, I stood up at The Summit and presented complimentary data. “Youth Group” Reaches Few Programmatic “youth group” reaches 5%-10% of any […]

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I know what you’re thinking. You saw the title “Transitions” and you instantly thought… “Holy crap, Adam is transitioning?” Nope. And I didn’t buy those transitions lenses for my glasses that adjust to the sunlight either. In the past year or so I’ve really started to think of the youth ministry tribe as a people […]

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