Emerging Adolescence - Chapel

January 13, 2015Chapel: Emerging Adolescence and the Church

Darrell L. Bock, Jay L. Sedwick, and Mark Matlock
00:25
Dr. Bock and Matlock explain that adjustment from adolescent life and singleness to family life has shifted from the late teens to the late twenties and sometimes early thirties.
04:49
The difference between emerging adulthood and extended adolescence.
06:53
How has the Church reacted to this phenomenon of shifted adolescence?
11:47
Matlock discusses what Youth Specialties is doing to try to aid the Church to minister to those in this stage of life.
14:11
The impact that this shift of adolescence plays in the way one teaches Christian education in the local church.
20:05
The impact over-emphasizing families in the local church has had on those who do not come from the “ideal” family.
22:28
How does the local church balance the preferences and cultures of older and younger generations?
28:15
The challenges and advantages of the “fluidity” of individuals who float back and forth between congregations.
31:38
How does a local church avoid being viewed as just another institution of which one is a part?
34:40
Understanding the three phases of adolescence.