Author Archives: A Allan Martin, PhD

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GODencounters Reveres Jesus at the Center of Revelation

“GODencounters was an experience that I will not forget,” lauded high school senior, Chrissy Gaban. “It strengthened me mentally and spiritually. . . it felt like God was specifically speaking to me through the worship sessions.” Author and missions specialist, … Continue reading

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YG University: Help for the Local Church

Over the past ten years, Younger Generation Church [YG] has learned a great deal about young adult ministry in the local context. We’ve experienced great successes and seen our share of failures, but through it all we’ve been humbled by what GOD … Continue reading

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Young Adult Ministry Training @ Equipped for Ministries Convention

It’s time to register for Equipped for Ministries, Southwestern Union’s ministries training event coming to Frisco, Texas, August 28-31, 2014, offering certification and training by experts in a variety of church ministry disciplines. Inspiration, Equipping, Fellowship and Empowerment. For more … Continue reading

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Young Adult Ministry: LOST to LIFE

“I’m enthusiastic about Young Adult Ministry. . . So now what?” The 2013 NAD Year End Meeting presentation on Young Adult LIFE was a home run, having many Adventist leaders and administrators excited about young adult ministry. So what’s next … Continue reading

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Southwestern Union hosts “Jesus All.” 2013 Young Adult Festival of Worship

The second annual, union-wide Young Adult Worship Festival hosted record-breaking attendance this past Spring as it convened in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex [DFW]. Themed Jesus All. – the intent was to encourage next generations to put Jesus at the center … Continue reading

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“Do you love your traditions more than your children?”

Barna Group President, David Kinnaman posed this poignant question to over 600 registrants attending You Lost Me. Live! this Spring, hosted by Arlington Seventh-day Adventist Church in Texas.  The question struck close to home as local congregations are witnessing 59% … Continue reading

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That Which Was LOST May Be Found

“You Lost Me.” A difficult phrase to hear from anyone, but when the demographic research of the Barna Group points to upwards of 60% of young adults saying this about their church experience, it is a sobering sentiment indeed.  The … Continue reading

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