An important conference on children and youth in May 2012

I’ve been complaining for years about the need for a fresh approach to spiritual formation among children and youth ministry leaders. Such an approach would need to be deeply theological, oriented towards personal spiritual formation, broadly ecumenical, and joyfully missional.
Well, thankfully, some folks did more than complain – they started planning just the gathering we need. It will occur May 7-10, 2012 in Washington, DC. I’m honored to be a participant.
The website is up – and it’s full of information. I understand that registration rates will increase by from $169 to $189 on Nov. 1, so I hope you’ll consider registering ASAP, and that you’ll spread this information far and wide among children and youth ministry folks you know. The website to register is
I understand that we already have attendees hailing from across North America and some from the UK. We also have people planning on coming from New Zealand and Australia, and hopefully more to come. This will be an important event. I hope you’ll be there.