Creating a sense of community is critical for feeling like you belong in a congregation—or anywhere in your life. Now that our connections have become more complex because of our busy lifestyles and the prevalence of social networking on the web, how do you know if your connections are strong or weak?
It is no secret, that in youth ministry (as in most ministry) connection, relationship, and communication are key elements to a good, healthy ministry. When we are connected to one another, we can more closely know one another and understand one another. There are many wonderful books written about this such as Revisiting Relational Youth Ministry by Andrew Root or The Godbearing Life by Kenda Creasy Dean and Ron Foster.
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