The Danger of Forming Passive Learners in Youth Ministry, and How Art Might Help.
“Spiritual formation helps us to see the face of God in the midst of a hardened world and in our own heart. This freedom helps us to use our skills and our very lives to make that face visible to all who live in bondage and fear. As Jesus told his disciples: ‘So, if the Son makes you free, you will be free indeed’ (John 8:36).” (Henri Nouwen)
“How’s it going?”
is a dangerous question to ask a high school senior between the time early acceptance decisions start coming out in December, and the April 1 deadline to commit to colleges. But I’m a…