Information Vs. Inspiration

A lot of people in youth ministry are talking about what needs to be done to stop graduation high schoolers from leaving the church. Usually the focus is on information: We're not teaching enough apologetics so when students leave for college they feel that Christianity won't stand up to scrutiny.
I don't think that's the problem. The problem isn't information. The problem is inspiration. Kids don't care. They don't see Christ as being relevant in their lives. They're not inspired or awed by Jesus. That's the problem.
We shouldn't be wondering how we can give kids more information, we should be wondering how we can inspire more students to fall in love with Jesus. JM

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