Cameron Cole, founder of the Rooted Conference, wrote this excellent article for Crossway.
Historically, youth ministry has had too small of a role in the life of the church. There’s been too small a conceptualization of what a youth ministry is supposed to be. In the past, it has been a pastor in the church who is dedicated to this small segment—they tend to the teenagers, they invest in them, and that’s all they do.
But in reality a youth minister needs to be... Read the rest here