A number of us have been talking for years about the need for an international conference to talk about the spiritual formation of children and youth in the emerging context. I’m pleased to announced that it is on the calendar!

Children, Youth, and a New Kind of Christianity
– May 7-10, 2012
– at Calvary Baptist Church, Washington, DC
– keynote speakers include Brian McLaren and Ivy Beckwith
– presentations by several key leaders/thinkers in children’s and youth ministry and emerging faith communities
– Will include opportunities for tours around DC
– Topics include sexuality, technology, religious diversity, and violence in the Bible.

Save the dates, and stay tuned for more information – especially via:
Also – don’t miss this beautiful reflection on ministry with children and (yes) America’s Got Talent …